Vivo Y72 5G Review: A Pretty Great Smartphone | GadgetGuruBN

Last updated on 23/11/2021 12:35 PM IST.
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Vivo on 15/07/2021 launched the Y72 5G which is a mid-range android smartphone in India priced at Rs.20,990 & these are my honest thoughts about it. 
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1. Battery [8.7/10]
Device comes with Li-Po 5000 mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging. The battery life should be excellent as it features,
  • Bigger battery size.
  • 8nm fabrication of the SOC.
  • 18W fast charging.
Battery Life Stats
SOT [Screen on Time]: Upto 8 hrs average.
Battery Life: Upto 2 days average.

2. Features [8.6/10]
The device comes with excellent features which includes,
  • Important sensors: Fingerprint & Gyroscope.
  • Connectivity options: Dual-Band WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.1 (A2DP, LE & AAC), USB Type-C 2.0 port, GPS (Dual-Band GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS & Beidou), Dual SIM (dual nano SIM, dual 4G, dual 5G, VoLTE & VoWiFi), dedicated Micro SD card slot. 
  • Audio features: Single speaker & 3.5mm headphone jack.
3. Performance [8.6/10]
Device comes with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 480 8nm SOC & runs Android 11 OS with Vivo's FuntouchOS 11.1 interface on top. The overall performance should be excellent as it features,
  • 2 Kryo 460 Gold [ARM-Cortex A76] clocked at 2.0 Ghz & 6 Kryo 460 Silver [ARM-Cortex A55] clocked at 1.8 Ghz with Adreno 619 GPU.
  • 8GB LPDDR4X RAM & 128GB UFS 2.1 Storage. It supports Virtual RAM.
4. Display [8.3/10]
Device comes with 6.58 inch display which should offer great quality as it features,
  • IPS panel, 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate & FHD+ [2408 X 1080 pixels] resolution. It also supports 96% NTSC color gamut.
  • Excellent 401 ppi sharpness, 460 nits typical brightness & 20:6:9 aspect ratio.
5. Camera [8.1/10]
Device comes with [3] rear cameras with LED flash & [1] front camera. The overall camera quality [image & video] should be great [8.5/10] in day & very good [7.3/10] in night as it features [camera features: 0.2],
  • Main: 48MP with f/1.8 aperture, 26mm wide-angle lens, PDAF & HDR.
  • Depth: 2MP with f/2.4 aperture.
  • Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps]. It features Portrait Mode, Night Mode & more.
  • Front: 8MP with f/1.8 Aperture, 26mm wide lens & HDR.
  • Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps].
6. Form Factor [8.2/10]
  • Dimensions: 164.15 x 75.35 x 8.4 mm & Weight: 185.5 gms.
  • Build: Corning Gorilla Glass with plastic back & frame. 
7. Box Contents: Vivo Y72 5G [Device itself], 18W Adapter, Type-C cable, Protective film applied, Case, Guides / Paper work, Warranty card & SIM tool.

8. Price, Variants, Colors & Availability
1 Price: Rs.20,990.
1 Variants: 8+128GB. 
2 Colors: Slate Gray & Prism Magic.
Availability: Available from 15/07/2021 via,
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9. Pros, Cons, GadgetGuruBN Product Rating & VFM Rating
Pros Cons
 + Excellent battery   - Camera quality could be better
 + Excellent features   - No 1080p@60fps or 4K video recording 
 + Excellent performance   - Display quality could be better
 + Great display   - Slight premium price
 + Great camera    
 + Great build    

1. Product Rating: 8.41/10.
2. VFM Rating: 7.5/10. 
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating: 7.95/10.

10. Final Words
Summing up my thoughts the Vivo Y72 5G is an great smartphone at an very good price, Also do let me know your thoughts in the comments below. 

11. Why you should buy this smartphone?
If you are looking for a pretty great smartphone with excellent battery life, features & performance in the 21K budget than this smartphone might be the best option for you.
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