vivo Adds First 5G Smartphone to its Y-Series Portfolio; Launches Y72 With Superior Performance and Premium Design



• Offers smooth smartphone experience with 8GB+4GB Extended RAM and 1080P 90Hz smooth screen

• Available from July 15th, 2021, across mainline and online channels in two trendy colour options— Prism Magic and Slate Gray


New Delhi, July 15, 2021: vivo, the innovative global smartphone brand, today expanded its 5G portfolio in India with the launch of powerful vivo Y72. Priced at INR 20,990, Y72 delivers superior smartphone experience through its robust features while sporting a clearly differentiated design in its category. The smartphone offers 8GB+4GB expandable RAM which prevents the phone from choking if you’re juggling between multiple apps. vivo Y72 will be available in two attractive colour options— Prism Magic and Slate Gray on vivo India E-store, Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm, Tatacliq, Bajaj EMI Store and across all partner retail stores.


vivo Y72 sports a stunning 16.71cm (6.58-inch) FHD+ (2400*1080) Incell display for immersive viewing experience, while the 48MP Multi-Scenario Camera System is designed to capture a super clear world in images. Accompanied with 5000mAh Battery and 18W Fast Charge, Y72 lets you conquer day and night without having to worry about frequent charging. Making it the ideal choice for consumers looking for a 5G enabled, all-round performance device.


Commenting on the launch, Mr. Nipun Marya, Director- Brand Strategy, vivo India said, “vivo’s youthful Y-series is designed for millennials who are on the search for a smartphone that meets their expectations for an immersive experience. To cater that, we bring vivo Y72 with the latest 5G connectivity, so our customers are always on the forefront. Additionally, the all-new Y72, like its predecessors, offers best-in-class features giving customers a premium experience. With this launch, we continue to build a strong portfolio providing customers with a vast selection of smartphones across price points and an unmatched shopping experience.”


Stunning Display and Gorgeous Design


Offering an ultra slim 5.71 mm thin frame, accompanied by an extremely lightweight body of 185.5g and thickness of just 8.4 mm, the vivo Y72 is one of the most fashionable looking phones in this category. Sporting the impressive design of vivo’s flagship series, the rear cameras are elegantly organized within a rectangular ring on a 2.5D back cover.


The device boasts a 16.71cm (6.58-inch) FHD+ (2400*1080) Incell display that supports high color saturation, offering even clearer and more vivid image quality. The stunning display also includes a fast and accurate side fingerprint sensor that unlocks your phone in a blink of an eye.


Powerful Camera System


Y72 sports the dual camera setup to address millennial’s need for capturing important moments on the go. Designed to capture your most cherished moments, the 48MP main camera captures the world as you see it with utmost clarity in all the lighting conditions and the 2MP Bokeh allows you to take great bokeh shots that blur the background and highlight the subject in the photo.

The camera system is packed with features like Super Night Mode, Personalized portraits, Face Beauty for video calls and Super HDR to enhance your photography experience.


Seamless Experience and Smooth Performance


Packed with 5000mAh battery and 18W FlashCharge, Y72 keeps you worry-free throughout your day. It preserves battery use with our VEG technology which lives up to your active life and helps you stay connected 24/7. Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G Mobile Platform delivers powerful performance. In addition to this, 90Hz refresh rate makes scrolling smoother and the overall user experience better.


Also, the smartphone comes with the latest Funtouch OS 11.1, based on the latest Android 11.The 8GB Y72 has a memory trick up its sleeve. The Extended RAM feature provides extra ROM space upto 4GB that can be used to make switching between apps even smoother and downloading the favorite apps easier.


The best gaming experience is guaranteed by the Ultra Game Mode. With Y72, the gaming mode has been newly updated to give you a fuller sensory gaming experience. It includes the 4D Game Vibration which transports you to realistic battle fields by imitating the recoil of firearms. Furthermore, the Esports Mode blocks alerts during game play to create a more immersive gaming experience. Additionally, the all-new vivo Multi-Turbo 5.0 optimizes system processes and preloads apps that you frequently use.


Like all vivo devices, the Y72 follows vivo’s commitment to ‘Make in India’ and is manufactured at vivo’s Greater Noida facility that employs around 10,000 men and women ensuring all vivo devices sold in India are made by fellow Indians.


With the purchase of Y72, consumers will also get an array of attractive offers*, such as—


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vivo Y72 Specifications


Processor SDM480

RAM 8GB + 4GB Extended RAM

Storage 128GB

Battery 5000mAh (TYP)

Color Prism Magi/ Slate Gray

Operating System Funtouch OS 11.1 Based on Android 11


Dimensions 164.15×75.35×8.40mm

Weight 185.5g

Charging Power 18W

Material Plastic


Screen 16.71cm (6.58-inch)

Resolution 2408×1080 (FHD+)

Type LCD (IPS)

Touch Screen Capacitive multi-touch


Band 2G GSM B2/3/5/8

3G WCDMA B1/4/5/8

4G FDD-LTE B1/B3/B4/B5/B8

4G TDD-LTE B38/B40/B41 (2496MHz-2690MHz)

NR NSA n78(3300-3800MHz)

Card Slot 2 Nano SIMs

Standby Mode Dual SIM and Dual Standby (DSDS)


Camera Front 8MP / Rear 48MP+2MP

Aperture Front f/1.8 (8MP), Rear f/1.79 (48MP) + f/2.4 (2MP)

Flash Rear flash

Scene Modes Photo, Portrait (basic), Night (front and rear), Video, 48 MP, Pano, Live Photo, Slow-Mo, Time-Lapse, Pro, DOC


Hi-Fi N/A

Audio Playback WAV, MP3, MP2, MIDI, Vorbis, APE, FLAC, AAC

Video Playback MP4, 3GP, MKV, FLV

Video Recording Formats MP4

Voice Recording Supported


WIFI 2.4GHz / 5GHz

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.1

USB Type-C

GPS Supported

OTG Supported




Accelerometer Supported

Ambient light sensor Supported

Proximity Sensor Supported

E-compass Supported

Fingerprint Sensor Supported (Side Fingerprint Sensor)

Gyroscope Virtual gyroscope

In the box





Type C to USB Cable


USB Power Adapter


SIM Ejector


Protective Case


Protective Film