Moto g72 powered by MediaTek Helio G99 overview: a complete package

Motorola’s G series has always been known for powerful offerings with a great value-for-money proposition. Its latest launch, the Moto g72 comes with impressive features like a 6nm MediaTek Helio G99 SoC, India’s first in segment Billion Colour 10-bit 120Hz pOLED display, 108MP camera with Ultra Pixel Camera system… making it one of the best smartphones in its category. Let’s take a closer look at Moto’s latest and why it shouldn’t be ignored.

Smooth performance with the MediaTek Helio G99 processor

The biggest highlight of the Moto g72 is the MediaTek Helio G99 chipset, which is the most powerful SoC in the Helio G series. The chipset is built using TSMC N6 (6nm-class) process, which delivers superb battery efficiency and smooth performance. Paired with 6 gigs of LPDDR4X RAM, the 2.2GHz octa-core processor should be able to handle anything you throw at it without breaking a sweat. Gamers wouldn’t complain either, thanks to ARM Mali G57 GPU and MediaTek HyperEngine 2.0 Lite gaming technologies. Your storage needs will be taken care of by 128GB RAM, which can be extended further by up to 1TB with the use of a microSD card.

Furthermore, the SoC also supports high-resolution cameras and super-fast displays with a high refresh rate, which we would be discussing in the subsequent sections.  

Eye-popping visuals with a 10-bit Billion Colour display

The Moto g72 is equipped with India’s first in segment 10-bit 6.55-inch 10-bit 120Hz pOLED display and 576Hz touch sampling rate. The panel offers a billion colours and a DCI-P3 colour gamut for a true-to-life and ultra-immersive visual experience. You wouldn’t face any issues in using the phone under harsh sunlight either with 1300 nits of brightness.

Moto G72

Moreover, the screen has a display refresh rate of 120Hz, which makes for an extremely fluid interface experience, while navigating or playing games. Needless to say, the display features of the g72 make for a flagship experience. What adds to the immersive experience is rich sound output from Dolby Atmos®-certified stereo speakers. Lastly, a layer of Gorilla Glass 3 is on top of the display to keep scratches at bay. It’s also among the few devices in this category that offer an in-display fingerprint sensor inside the pOLED panel.

Sharp photos and videos with the 108MP Ultra Pixel camera

The rear camera module of the Moto g72 features a trio of sensors with a 108-megapixel primary shooter at its helm. The primary camera is a Samsung ISOCELL HM6 sensor with an f/1.7 aperture, and is backed by an 8-megapixel ultra-wide snapper and a 2MP macro lens. Additionally, the ultra-wide camera also doubles up as a depth sensor for portraits. For selfies, the Moto g72 offers a 16MP shooter at the front.

Video-wise, the g72 can record in up to 1080p resolution with 60fps. The front camera can also record videos in full HD resolution at 30fps.

An attractive design

Motorola has also ensured that the Moto g72 offers a durable build with a gorgeous design. Its back panel is crafted from premium acrylic glass (PMMA), which lends it a premium look as well. The best part? Despite a large display, the g72 is among the lightest smartphones under Rs 20,000 as it tips the scales at 166g. It’s also thin with its frame measuring 7.99mm.

You also get a 3.5mm headphone socket as well as a hybrid SIM slot. That’s not it, the device comes with an IP52 certification, providing it splash resistance. Depending upon your preference, you can purchase the Moto g72 in grey or blue hues.

All-day battery, user-friendly software, and more

The superior TSMC N6 (6nm-class) chip production process of Helio G99 SoC ensures that the smartphone doesn’t require to be plugged during middle of the day. Thanks to the power efficiency and a capacious 5,000mAh pack, the Moto g72 easily lasts a day and then some more on a single charge. And when you do need to juice it up, the phone comes with TurboPower 33W fast charger to fuel it quickly.

In the software department, the Moto g72 runs on the Android 12-based My UX interface. The near-stock Android interface comes with features like Moto gestures, custom icon shapes, and fonts, among others. Motorola has also confirmed that the smartphone will receive the Android 13 update as well as three years of security updates. Speaking of security, the device also comes with Motorola ThinkShield which protects your data from malware and phishing.

With a loaded spec sheet, the Moto g72 brings flagship-grade features in the mid-range. It’ll be available on Flipkart starting October 12at Rs 18,999. However, as part of the launch offers, you could get it for as low as Rs 14,999 with an exchange offer of Rs 3,000 and an instant discount of Rs 1,000 on select bank cards. Customers could also enjoy benefits of Rs 5,049 from Reliance Jio. In a nutshell, if you are on the lookout for a powerful smartphone that would last you all day doing everything under the sky from gaming to clicking stunning pictures, the Moto g72 should be on top of your list.