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ZTE Blade A72 review: worth buying?

Created date: 06/19/2022, 20:56:45, Updated date: 06/19/2022, 22:26:22

We've conducted a detailed review of the ZTE Blade A72, looking into its battery, how easy it is to use the camera, and whether the CPU performance is high or low. Not only that, but we've also evaluated how portable and easy to hold it is, as well as how nice the display is.

ZTE Blade A72's features, performance, reviews

ZTE Blade A72's camera specs

ZTE Blade A72 has a 13 MP main camera, which can take very high-resolution photos and videos. While you might feel a little dissatisfied when you need better resolution for landscape photography or want to print high-definition photographs, you will be satisfied most of the time.

Also, ZTE Blade A72 has an 5 MP front camera, which is an average figure for a smartphone camera. It is good enough for taking selfies, but you may be a little dissatisfied when you need to take a group photo or print your photos.

ZTE Blade A72's size

The ZTE Blade A72 has a width of 3.0512inches (77.5mm), a length of 6.6inches (168mm), and a thickness of 0.37inches (9.4mm). At this size it would feel a bit difficult to operate with one hand. In addition, the weight of the ZTE Blade A72 is about 7.5oz (214g). It feels heavy when holding it in one hand. Depending on the person you might feel tired of the heaviness. However, if you operate it with both hands, the weight is not a burden.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the ZTE Blade A72, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

ZTE Blade A72's screen

ZTE Blade A72 has a 6.75 inch display. It is fairly large and has a good presence. Photos, videos, and games will really enjoy this screen estate. It is also suited for productivity use such as creating a business document.

ZTE Blade A72 has a very high-quality screen and any graphical content that you enjoy, including videos and games, will be displayed clearly.

ZTE Blade A72's CPU specs

With the 1.6GHz+1.2GHz×8(OctaCore) for processing power, the ZTE Blade A72 has high performance and you will not feel any stress using the vast majority of apps. Even among all smartphones released to date, it is one with quite a high level of performance. Even relatively heavy 3D games can be played with hardly any feeling of stress.

With 3GB of RAM, the ZTE Blade A72 has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the ZTE Blade A72, it is a smartphone in the high-end category and can almost always be used without stress. However, if you want smooth and comfortable usage in heavy apps like 3D games, caution is necessary.

ZTE Blade A72's storage size

The data storage capacity of the ZTE Blade A72 is 128GB and it is highly recommended for people who frequently take movies and images. It is suitable for filming movies and photography, and you even if you install many games and apps you will not feel inconvenienced.

The ZTE Blade A72 is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

ZTE Blade A72's general rating

The ZTE Blade A72 is a high-performance smartphone when viewed comprehensively. It works for everyday use with hardly any inconvenience.

Advantages and disadvantages of ZTE Blade A72

Advantages of ZTE Blade A72

  • The display is very large, so it is perfect for watching videos or playing games.
  • The screen quality is very high, and pictures and videos appear crisp.

Disadvantages of ZTE Blade A72

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ZTE Blade A72's specs

ZTE Blade A72
ImageZTE Blade A72
MakerZTE
Release date6/10, 2022
ColorSpace Gray/Sky Blue
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)3.0512inches (77.5mm) x 6.6inches (168mm) x 0.37inches (9.4mm)
Weight7.5oz (214g)
Display size6.75 inch
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 2400
Pixel density389ppi
ChipsetUnisoc SC9863A
CPU specs1.6GHz+1.2GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size3GB
Storage size128GB
Rear-camera resolution13 MP
Front-camera resolution5 MP

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Comparing the specifications of ZTE Blade A72 against similar products

general rating

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogeneral rating

ZTE Blade A72

60.2-Color:Space Gray/Sky Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0512inches (77.5mm) x 6.6inches (168mm) x 0.37inches (9.4mm), Weight:7.5oz (214g), Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:389ppi, Display size:6.75 inch, OS:Android

ZTE Blade L9

43.8Color:Black/Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7inches (67.5mm) x 5.4inches (137.5mm) x 0.39inches (10mm), Weight:5.0352oz (143g), Display type:TFT, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 960, Pixel density:214ppi, Display size:5 inch, OS:Android

ZTE Blade A71

57.7Color:Blue/Gray/Green, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75.2mm) x 6.5inches (165.2mm) x 0.32inches (8.2mm), Weight:6.3oz (180g), Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1600, Pixel density:269ppi, Display size:6.52 inch, OS:Android

ZTE Blade A31 Plus

40.1Color:Blue/Gray, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0512inches (77.5mm) x 6.3inches (159.2mm) x 0.38inches (9.6mm), Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 960, Pixel density:178ppi, Display size:6 inch, OS:Android

ZTE Blade A51

54.5Color:Blue/Gray, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75.6mm) x 6.6inches (166.5mm) x 0.33inches (8.5mm), Weight:6.1oz (173.7g), Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1600, Pixel density:269ppi, Display size:6.52 inch, OS:Android

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody size

ZTE Blade A72

46.5-

ZTE Blade V10

52.3

ZTE Blade A7

55.2

ZTE Blade A5 (2019)

58.1

ZTE Blade A3 (2019)

62.4

ZTE Blade L8

62.4

ZTE Blade 20

48.8

ZTE Blade A7 Prime

54.3

screen resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen resolution

ZTE Blade A72

76.2-

ZTE Blade V10

74.5

ZTE Blade A7

48.3

ZTE Blade A5 (2019)

45.6

ZTE Blade A3 (2019)

18.6

ZTE Blade L8

18.6

ZTE Blade 20

48.3

ZTE Blade A7 Prime

48.3

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogrip

ZTE Blade A72

47.2-Color:Space Gray/Sky Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0512inches (77.5mm) x 6.6inches (168mm) x 0.37inches (9.4mm), Weight:7.5oz (214g)

ZTE Blade V10

60.1Color:Black/Blue/Green, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75.2mm) x 6.2inches (157.8mm) x 0.31inches (7.8mm), Weight:5.5oz (156g)

ZTE Blade A7

63.6Color:Black/Blue/Black+blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (72.8mm) x 6.063inches (154mm) x 0.31inches (7.9mm), Weight:5.1oz (146g)

ZTE Blade A5 (2019)

62.8Color:Black/Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (70mm) x 5.7inches (145.8mm) x 0.38inches (9.6mm), Weight:5.5oz (157g)

ZTE Blade A3 (2019)

67.5Color:Black/Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7inches (67.5mm) x 5.4inches (137.4mm) x 0.41inches (10.5mm), Weight:5.0704oz (144g)

ZTE Blade L8

67.5Color:Black/Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7inches (67.5mm) x 5.4inches (137.4mm) x 0.41inches (10.5mm), Weight:5.0704oz (144g)

ZTE Blade 20

51.6Color:Turquoise/Magic red, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0157inches (76.6mm) x 6.4inches (162.9mm) x 0.35inches (9mm), Weight:6.7oz (190g)

ZTE Blade A7 Prime

59.4Color:Silver, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (72.9mm) x 6.2inches (156.7mm) x 0.32inches (8.1mm), Weight:5.8oz (165g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen cleanliness

ZTE Blade A72

82.4-Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:389ppi

ZTE Blade V10

85.0Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2280, Pixel density:400ppi

ZTE Blade A7

58.0Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1560, Pixel density:285ppi

ZTE Blade A5 (2019)

60.3Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1440, Pixel density:295ppi

ZTE Blade A3 (2019)

33.7Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 960, Pixel density:214ppi

ZTE Blade L8

33.7Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 960, Pixel density:214ppi

ZTE Blade 20

53.0Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1560, Pixel density:264ppi

ZTE Blade A7 Prime

57.3Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1560, Pixel density:282ppi

screen quality

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen quality

ZTE Blade A72

88.2-Display size:6.75 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2400, Pixel density:389ppi

ZTE Blade V10

85.4Display size:6.3 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2280, Pixel density:400ppi

ZTE Blade A7

76.9Display size:6.01 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1560, Pixel density:285ppi

ZTE Blade A5 (2019)

74.3Display size:5.45 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1440, Pixel density:295ppi

ZTE Blade A3 (2019)

59.8Display size:5 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 960, Pixel density:214ppi

ZTE Blade L8

59.8Display size:5 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):480 x 960, Pixel density:214ppi

ZTE Blade 20

77.7Display size:6.49 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1560, Pixel density:264ppi

ZTE Blade A7 Prime

77.1Display size:6.09 inch, Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1560, Pixel density:282ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoperformance

ZTE Blade A72

64.8-OS:Android

ZTE Blade V10

86.9OS:Android

ZTE Blade A7

77.2OS:Android

ZTE Blade A5 (2019)

55.2OS:Android

ZTE Blade A3 (2019)

18.0OS:Android

ZTE Blade L8

16.5OS:Android

ZTE Blade 20

85.2OS:Android

ZTE Blade A7 Prime

60.6OS:Android

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