Samsung Galaxy A73 5G: FM Radio, IR Blaster – A Super Guide

Samsung Galaxy A73 5G is the “perfect” Samsung model to buy if you want top performance and features without spending on a premium flagship phone. It is powered by a top mid-range processor, Snapdragon 778G 5G and has a 108-megapixel camera at the rear.

Samsung Galaxy A73 5G specs in brief

  • OS: Android 12
  • Release Date: April 2022
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G/5G
  • Display: 6.7-inch, AMOLED
  • Processor: Snapdragon 778 5G
  • Selfie Camera: 32 MP
  • Rear camera: 108 MP quad lens
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • ROM: 128 GB
  • Battery: 5000 mAh
  • Related: Samsung Galaxy A73.
Samsung Galaxy A73 5G: Detailed Specs, Specs, Price
Samsung Galaxy A73 5G

Samsung Galaxy A73 5G specs & features

Mobile Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE.
  • 5G mobile network bands: Yes.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 12 + One UI

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 160 x 77.25 x 9.3 mm
  • Weight: 181g
  • Display: 6.7 inches, 1080 x 2460 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 120Hz refresh rate, AMOLED
  • Colours: Frozen Lake Green, Dawn Blue, Cosmic Shine.
  • Physical Build: Plastic. IP67 water and dust proof

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 2.3 GHz Octa-core, Cortex
  • Processor Name: Snapdragon 778 5G
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)

Photography, Video Recording

  • Main Camera: 108 MP main sensor + 12MP telephoto + 8MP depth sensor, + 2MP macro lens, autofocus, dual LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front Camera: 32 MP, fixed focus, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speaker
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes.

Phone Sensors

  • Digital Compass: Yes.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; in-display.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Sensor: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth Version: 5.0
  • Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • USB: microUSB v2.0. Type-C.
  • NFC: Yes.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Ion 5000 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 25W quick charging
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Version/Number: SM-A736B. SM-A736B_DS
Samsung Galaxy A73 5G

Launch/Release Dates and Information

  • Announced: March 17, 2022
  • Release Date: April 22, 2022

Samsung Galaxy A73 5G Price by Country

  • United States (USA): from $445
  • United Kingdom (UK): from £ 457
  • European Union (EU): from €500
  • South Africa: R 8,999 (6/128GB)
  • UAE: AED 1650
  • India: from Indian Rupee ₹ 37,940

The above prices may change with time from country to country, as market forces and economic policies influence product price movements.

Does Samsung Galaxy A73 5G have an IR blaster?

The Galaxy A73 does not have an IR blaster.

Does Samsung Galaxy A73 5G have FM radio?

Samsung A73 has FM radio in selected markets and regions.

Does Samsung Galaxy A73 5G have Google Play Store?

It supports Google Services and software applications, including Play Store and Maps, Gmail, YouTube, and others.

Will Samsung Galaxy A73 5G work in the USA?

This is a GSM phone and is supported on US GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile and other networks riding on their networks. It does not support CDMA networks. Do make enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on their service.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

The Galaxy A73 is a great premium flagship substitute. Sadly, it will be the last A7x model to be released by Samsung. From 2023, the A5x range will become the top models in the highly successful mid-range Galaxy A-series.

Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is a recommendation based on the specs of the device and a general guide to help you understand how much value a device offers for its price. It is not an endorsement of the device. Ask questions and use your judgement when buying any device; MobilityArena takes no responsibility for your buying decisions.

Samsung Galaxy A73 5G Phone Review Rating

4.5 / 5.0.

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