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In a nutshell

  • 6.5” Full HD+ display
  • 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP quad camera
  • 128 GB internal storage
  • Available in Twilight Black and Aurora Purple

What Carphone Warehouse says

What Carphone Say

“The AI quad camera on the A72 is perfect for any scenario. It captures superb slow-mos at 120 fps and keeps all your footage clear, sharp and steady with Video Anti-Shake."

What Users Say

  • Operating System

    Android 10

  • Battery

  • Camera

    48 Megapixels

  • Display

    6.4 inches

  • Storage

    Available in 128GB

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Display Your Way

1080P Neo-Display | 48MP AI Quad Camera

  • 1080P Neo-Display - 2400 x 1080, 90.5% screen ratio, Eye Care
  • High-Performance - 4GB RAM + 128GB ROM
  • Long Battery Life - 5000 mAh battery, 18W fast charge
  • 48MP AI Quad Camera - 4K Video , AI Beautification
  • Great Audio Effect - Dual stereo speakers, Dirac 2.0
  • ColorOS 7.1 - Smooth and delightful

Immerse Yourself in Exquisite Design

All New 1080P Neo-Display

OPPO A72 has an ultra-high-resolution display with Neo-design and ultra-narrow bezels of only 1.73mm. Enjoying a clearer, more immersive viewing experience from watching videos to playing games.​

6.5 inch | 2400 x 1080 FHD+ | 90.5% Screen-to-Body Ratio

48MP AI Quad Camera

The constellation-array cameras are arranged with a 48MP AI main camera (f/1.7 large aperture), a 119° ultra wide angle lens, and two unique portrait-style lens. Easily handle every condition whether that's ultra-clear video, pure night view, or beauty selfie.

5000 mAh Battery + 18W Fast Charge

Less Time Charging, More Time Enjoying

The 5000mAh large battery guarantees all day use even when it is used at high intensity. 18W fast charge makes sure you won't be without your phone for long periods of time.

The Capacity to Handle Anything

The A72 is equipped with 128 GB/UFS 2.1 storage. The continunous reading performance improves by 61%, making it faster to install apps and copy files. 4GB/LPDDR4x memory support multiple apps and games run at the same time.

Twilight Back | Aurora Purple



The box contains

  • Device
  • Charger
  • USB cable
  • SIM card removal tool
  • Headphones
  • Phone Case
  • Quick Start Guide


  • Body

    • Nano

  • Dimensions

    • 162 x 75.5 x 8.9 mm

    • 192 grams

  • Calls & Messages

  • Operating System

    • Android

    • Android 10

  • Battery

    • USB Type-C

    • 5000 mAh

    • 500 hours

  • Apps

    • Play Store

  • Special Features

    • Google Assistant

  • Camera

    • LED

    • 4K resolution at 30FPS

    • Photo, video, professional mode, panorama, portraits, night scenes, time-lapse photography, slow motion.

    • 16 megapixels

    • 1080p at 30FPS

    • 48 megapixels

  • Connectivity

  • Music and entertainment

    • Dual Stereo Speakers

  • Processor

    • Qualcomm SDM 665

    • 4 GB

  • Display

    • Full HD Plus

    • 405 ppi

    • 2400 x 1080 pixels

    • TFT LCD

    • 6.5 inches


OPPO A72 is rated 3.6 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from The worst phone I have owned. Bought this phone umpteen months back. From the start, performance was poor at best. It takes just shy of 5min to boot to android. Setup was alright - the power button fingerprint scanner was unreliable during setup, taking 3 attempts. Wifi and Data speeds are both good, bluetooth connectivity was fast and reasonably reliable. Texts often did not send in a timely manner. incoming calls and notifications would only show up 1/3 of the time at best - often calls could not be answered, with the phone simply ringing out without ever giving any sign on screen of the call, totally impossible to answer. It has almost no ability to play games - even Microsoft solitaire collection lagged at times! The UI is fine - often slow with stuttering animations. Camera takes up to 30s to start up. When more than one app is loaded at once often it causes the background app to crash when bringing it back up. Call quality was poor, picking up background noises very badly, and distorted audio from the speaker. The display was not bright enough to be readable on brighter days, and too bright to be comfortable on the eyes in the dark. Camera quality was passable. None of the main camera features seemed to work correctly - the stabilisation never worked, if anything it made most pictures and footage more blurry! Low light mode simply couldn't see in low light. 'Pro' mode worked well ,but long exposures caused the phone to lag significantly when processing the image - but the sensor did well picking up stars clearly with low iso and a 30s exposure. Daytime images were uninspiring, with poor colour response and hdr having next to no effect - other than making the phone lock up for a second. I have never been so constantly frustrated by a phone. Alas, the A72 met its end yesterday- the phone had been slowly bending with normal use - and I don't keep it in my back pocket! The screen was showing signs of damage but it is now alas completely shattered and unusable. I certainly won't be looking at an Oppo again after this experience. Hasn't even lasted a year.
Date published: 2022-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing phone I bought this last week and so far it amazing. However when you buy it also by another screen protector because the one they give you picks up a lot of dust and gets really annoying. Other than that amazing phone.
Date published: 2021-04-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Awful phone I've had 3 Oppo A72 phones sent to me now and all 3 of them have an awful reception and are not fit for purpose. I've even put my partner's SIM card in and all of the phones have still been useless.
Date published: 2021-03-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from con is only for right hand if you are left hand the issues it will be the finger ID. No video stabilizer faster and dood size screen. good battery last longer on a single charge.
Date published: 2020-12-24
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