Skip to content

Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A72 vs Samsung Galaxy A73 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

,
Compare Samsung Galaxy A73 XSamsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)04Points
Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
11PointsSamsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A72 X
Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

108
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)4 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)vsGalaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
+256GB (220GB available)120%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (100GB available)
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2.3GHz 64bit Octa-corevs+2.4GHz 64bit Octa-core (6nm)10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 2.2Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
203 grams (7.11 ounces)vs+181 grams (6.34 ounces)12%
Lighter
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)11%
Thinner
Not supportedvs+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
90Hzvs+120Hz33%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 12MP + 5MPvs+(quad camera) 108MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP46%
Higher resolution main camera
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster

42 Common items in both devices
8GB LPDDR4X
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
Super AMOLED / Super AMOLED Plus
16 million
1080x2400 pixels
393 PPI
+35 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Highlight differencesClear highlight

📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
ModelGalaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A72 4G SM-A725F/Dual-SIM (256GB + 8GB RAM)Galaxy A73 5G SM-A736B/Dual-SIM
Country or region available(Europe)IndiaIndonesiaMalaysiaPakistan
(Europe), India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan
(Europe)(Global, International)Brazil
(Europe), (Global, International), Brazil
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date3/26/2021, Announced: 3/17/20214/22/2022, Announced: 3/17/2022
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)77.4 x 165 millimeters (3.05 x 6.5 in)76.1 x 163.7 millimeters (3 x 6.44 in)
Weight203 grams (7.11 ounces)181 grams (6.34 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
System versionAndroid 11Android 12
Firmware updateAndroid 13Android 13
User InterfaceOne UI 3.1 / 4.1 / 5.0One UI 4.1 / 5.0

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125 (8nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G (SM7325) (6nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
2x 2.3GHz Kryo 465 Gold (Dual-core)
6x 1.8GHz Kryo 465 Silver (Hexa-core)
Octa-core, 3 processors:
1x 2.4GHz ARM Cortex-A78 (Single-core)
3x 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A78 (Triple-core)
4x 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618Qualcomm Adreno 642L (550MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 279342 (v8)
Geekbench: 6483 (v4.4), 1627 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 15fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 490043 (v9)
Geekbench: 2878 (v5.4)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (220GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (100GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED Plus
Screen size6.7" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~87% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)393 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate90Hz120Hz
Display features800nits[peak]
Always-On Display
800nits[typ]
HDR10
Always-On Display

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload600/100 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 28, 40, 41, 66, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP telephotof/2.41.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123°1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
(quad camera)
108 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.72" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered1080p@60fps

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakersStereo sound
Dolby Atmos
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts25W Wired fast charging25W Wired fast charging
Talk time autonomy35 hours (1.5 days)45 hours (1.9 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Awesome Black, White, Violet, BlueColors: Gray, White, Mint

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725F/DS 256GB)Samsung Galaxy A73 (SM-A736B/DS 128GB/8GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.68W/kg (head), 0.55W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.285W/kg (head), 1.42W/kg (body)
X

We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to cookies. See more details: Privacy policy.