Vivo Y72 5G Unveiled in India with Snapdragon 480 SoC

The offline-centric Y series from Vivo welcomed a new member today — the Vivo Y72 5G. With no crazy hype, the silently launched Y72 5G will compete against the iQOO Z3 5G, Realme X7, Mi 10i 5G, etc.

It carries Vivo’s signature design language of a beautiful gradient design and a comfortable form factor. The device arrives at ₹20,990 for the only variant on offer — 8GB+128GB.

Vivo Y72 5G: Specifications

The Vivo Y72 5G has a 6.58″ FHD+ IPS LCD Display with a 90Hz fast refresh rate. The screen’s resolution is 2408 x 1080 pixels, and the V-shaped notch hides the front selfie camera. The phone is 8.4mm thick and weighs 185 grams.

The first 5G phone in Vivo’s Y series has the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G chipset under the hood. It runs on Funtouch OS 11.1 based on Android 11 out of the box. The 8GB of RAM can be increased by another 4GB using Vivo’s extended RAM feature.

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The rear cameras include a twin setup of 48MP+2MP; the secondary 2MP sensor is for the bokeh feature. It has an 8MP selfie camera on the front side. Vivo’s funky camera modes like Night mode on both sides, Super HDR, face beauty, Pro mode will act as a cherry on top. The smartphone packs a 5000 battery that can charge at 18W.

Connectivity features include 5G, Dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.1, 4G LTE, and basics like GPS. It doesn’t support storage expansion via a MicroSD card, and biometric security options include a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

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There’s an option for AI-based face unlock as well. It supports only a single band of 5G now; however, the brand claims to provide more via OTA update later in time.

Pricing and Availability

As mentioned above, the 8GB+128GB variant of the Vivo Y72 5G retails at ₹20,990 and will be available in two color choices, namely Prism Magic and Slate Gray. It will be available to buy from Vivo India E-Store and retail stores across the country starting from today, 15th July 2021. Inaugural offers include No Cost EMI on select bank cards.

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