Android 12 Eligibility :
Samsung Galaxy A72, initially released on March 2021 came with One UI 3.1 on top of Android 11. Android 12 will be the first major update for the device. And officially Samsung has promised 3 Year Update for Samsung A5x and A7x series. So Samsung Galaxy A72 is eligible for Android 12. And with Android 12 Samsung devices have its own One UI Skin that also will be updated to One UI 4. And it should be also be eligible for Android 13 and 14 when it launches in future. As Android 12 is still in beta and expected to release this Month (September 2021) or early next month the Release schedule for A72 is unknown. But we expect the release period to be around December to March 2022 or earlier. Since Samsung is currently releasing Beta version of Android 12 for Samsung S21 series One UI 4 features list will officially release soon.
We will update the article accordingly when the schedule release. You can check update status down here for Major and security update status.
[Update 17-Nov-2021] : According to Samsung List of One ui 4 update schedule. Samsung A72 will get one ui 4 based on Android 12 update in
February 2022 (Now receiving check out Update Status below). The update may vary according to region you can check out One UI Schedule for your region in Samsung Members App.
January 2022 : Samsung Galaxy A72 Now receiving Android 12 with One UI 4 : Click Here for Details.