Samsung Galaxy A72 with Penta Camera Setup Tipped for 2021 Launch: Report

Samsung might introduce a smartphone with five rear cameras as early as the first half of 2021l

Samsung Galaxy A71

Samsung introduced its first smartphone with four rear cameras in 2018 with Galaxy A9. The smartphone garnered some good response from the customers during its initial days. Since then, the majority mid-range smartphones from the company are loaded with four cameras. Now, a new report suggests that the Korean giant is gearing up to launch its first penta-camera smartphone in 2021. The upcoming smartphone could be named as Galaxy A72. Let’s deep dive into the details of the upcoming smartphone from Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy A72 leaked details

As per a report by The Elec, Samsung might introduce Galaxy A72 smartphone with penta-camera setup in the first half of 2021. The report further highlights that the company is also planning to increase the camera modules in every Galaxy device in the coming year. This means that Galaxy A72 will not be the only smartphone that could feature five cameras at the back, Samsung might introduce new more devices with beefed-up camera specifications.

The report has also shared the potential camera specifications of the upcoming Galaxy A72 smartphone. The device will come with a 64MP primary lens along with a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens, 8MP telephoto lens with 3x optical zoom, 5MP macro shooter and a 5MP depth sensor. On the front, there will be a 32MP selfie shooter.

Samsung is adding the telephoto lens, which might be similar to the present in the Galaxy S20 series. With this, the Galaxy A72 could be the first smartphone in this price segment to feature such camera specifications. That said, there is no information about other features and specifications of the upcoming smartphone. Our best guess is that the phone might come with AMOLED display, a Qualcomm or Exynos chipset along with premium design and long-lasting battery. We suggest you stay tuned with us for more details.


Rohan has more than 9 years of experience in various areas of journalism and he has been actively working in the technology field for the past 5 years. He holds a degree in journalism and loves to talk about smartphones and more. In his free time, you will find him playing games, clicking photos or trying out new street foods.


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