Is The Samsung A72 Water-resistant? Find out now

You’ve probably heard about Samsung’s latest smartphone — the Samsung A72. The Galaxy A72 was announced on March 17, and it was released on March 26 this year.

Now, it’s an established fact that people looking to purchase premium smartphones from Samsung but cannot afford the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note series can equally settle for a device in the Galaxy A series.

The Galaxy A series feature a range of “fine and nice” smartphones. However, the features you’ll get depends on how much you have to spend.

As of this moment, the Samsung A72 is the latest addition to the Galaxy A series. And this piece aims to answer only one question — is the Samsung A72 water-resistant?

Is The Samsung A72 Water-resistant?

Yes, the Samsung A72 is water-resistant. The Samsung A72 is not an entry-level smartphone. Hence, its water-resistance is rated IP67 — up to 30 minutes in a 1-meter depth of water.

Considering that the A72 is water-resistant and features a lot more high-end specs, including 8GB RAM and Snapdragon 720G, it is not a cheap device. See its full specifications below.

Is The Samsung A72 Water-resistant?
Samsung Galaxy A72. Img Source

Samsung A72 Full Specs


TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


Announced2021, March 17
StatusAvailable. Released 2021, March 26


Dimensions6.50 x 3.05 x 0.33 in
BuildGlass front, plastic back
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid-dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
IP67 dust/water resistant (up to 1m for 30 mins)


TypeSuper AMOLED, 90Hz, 800 nits
Size6.7 inches, 107.8 cm2 (~84.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~394 ppi density)


OSAndroid 11, One UI 3.1
ChipsetQualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)
CPUOcta-core (2×2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)
GPUAdreno 618


Card SlotmicroSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal128GB 6GB RAM

Main Camera

Quad64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.7X”, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS
8 MP, f/2.4, (telephoto), 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom
12 MP, f/2.2, 123˚ (ultrawide), 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panorama
Video4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps; gyro-EIS

Selfie Camera

Single32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.8µm
Video4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps


LoudspeakerYes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jackYes


WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP
NFCYes (market/region dependent)
RadioFM radio
USBUSB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go


SensorsFingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Bixby natural language commands and dictation


CapacityLi-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable
ChargingFast charging 25W


ColoursAwesome Black, Awesome White, Awesome Violet, Awesome Blue
ModelsSM-A725F, SM-A725F/DS
PriceAbout NGN250,000

Where to Buy Samsung A72

You can buy the Samsung A72 smartphone online or from a brick and mortar store. In most parts of Africa, including Egypt, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Morocco, etc., you can buy Galaxy A72 from Jumia.

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