Samsung Galaxy A72 could be the brand’s first penta-camera phone

Fresh information reveals Samsung is working on its first smartphone with a penta-camera setup. South Korean publication The Elec has claimed that the Galaxy A72 will be the first smartphone to sport five cameras. So far, there have been only a few phones such as the Nokia 9 PureView and Xiaomi Mi Note 10 that have featured penta-camera modules.

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The publication has revealed the configurations of all the five rear-facing cameras of the Galaxy A72. The Samsung Galaxy A71 has a 64-megapixel quad-camera system. The new report reveals that the Galaxy A72 will be equipped with an additional telephoto lens.

Samsung Galaxy A72 to feature a penta-camera setup

Samsung Galaxy A71

The Samsung Galaxy A71 (pictured above) featured a quad camera setup

The source reveals that the Galaxy A72 it will be breaking cover in the first half of 2021. The publication revealed that the penta-camera setup of the Samsung Galaxy A72 will feature a 64-megapixel primary shooter.

The main lens will be accompanied by a 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens, a 5-megapixel macro sensor, a 2-megapixel portrait lens, and an 8-megapixel telephoto sensor with 3x optical zoom. It appears that apart from the inclusion of the new telephoto lens, the Galaxy A72 could be inheriting the same four cameras that are available on the Galaxy A71.

The same publication had revealed in July that the Galaxy A72 will be the first A-series phone in the recent times after the older Galaxy A5 2016 to arrive with support for Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS). As far the front camera is concerned, the Galaxy A72 is expected to feature a 32-megapixel selfie snapper. The other specs of the Galaxy A72 are currently under wraps.

The report also states that the Samsung Galaxy A52 will be sporting a quad-camera system. Earlier this month, had claimed that the setup will include a 64-megapixel main camera and a 5-megapixel macro lens. The configurations of its ultra-wide and depth sensors are not known yet. The Galaxy A52 is expected to arrive in 4G and 5G variants.


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