The phone comes with a 6.70-inch touchscreen display. Samsung Galaxy A72 is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor that features 2 cores clocked at 2.3GHz and 6 cores clocked at 1.8GHz. It comes with 8GB of RAM. The Samsung Galaxy A72 runs Android 11 and is powered by a 5000mAh battery. The Samsung Galaxy A72 supports proprietary fast charging.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy A72 on the rear packs a 64-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.8 aperture; a 12-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture; an 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture, and a 5-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It sports a 32-megapixel camera on the front for selfies with an f/2.2 aperture.
The Samsung Galaxy A72 runs One UI 3.1 is based on Android 11 and packs 256GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 1000GB). The Samsung Galaxy A72 is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. The Samsung Galaxy A72 measures 165.00 x 77.40 x 8.40mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 203.00 grams. It was launched in Awesome Black, Awesome Blue, Awesome Violet, and Awesome White colours.
Connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy A72 include Wi-Fi, GPS, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and in-display fingerprint sensor.