Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

  • Available. Released 2017, January
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
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  • Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
  • 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 64/128 GB ROM
  • 16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm, autofocus, LED flash 8 MP (Front)
  • Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

Launch

  • Announced 2017, January
  • Status Available. Released 2017, January

Network

  • Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
  • Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
  • GPRS Yes
  • Edge Yes

Body

  • Dimensions 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm (5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)
  • Weight 157 g (5.54 oz)
  • SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Others - Samsung Pay - IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

Display

  • Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 5.2 inches (~71.5% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (~424 ppi pixel density)
  • Multitouch Yes
  • Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Others - Always-on display

Platform

  • OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Chipset Exynos 7880 Octa
  • CPU Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU Mali-T830MP3

Memory

  • Card Slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
  • Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

Camera

  • Primary 16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm, autofocus, LED flash
  • Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • Video 1080p@30fps
  • Secondary 16 MP, f/1.9, 1080p

Sound

  • Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack Yes
  • Others Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Comms

  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
  • GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC Yes
  • Radio Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Features

  • Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  • Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
  • Browser HTML5
  • Java No
  • Others - Fast battery charging - ANT+ support - MP4/WMV/H.265 player - MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player - Photo/video editor - Document viewer

Battery

  • Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
  • Talk time Up to 16 h (3G)
  • Music play Up to 53 h

Misc

  • Colors Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud
  • Price group About 430 EUR

Overview

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is an Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) smartphone announced by Samsung in 2017, January. It’s a [3G/4G] supported, Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) phone which comes in 5.2 inches (~71.5% screen-to-body ratio) and 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm (5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 in) with 1080 x 1920 pixels (~424 ppi pixel density) and Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors . Some other notable features of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) are Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer Sensors.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Built in running OS is Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) and it’s powered with Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53 while internal/external memory of the phone stands at Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53 32 GB, 3 GB RAM (some GBs will be consumed by pre installed Apps and OS so available space would be less than stated memory) however user can upgrade internal memory by inserting into the device

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When comes to the camera, Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) features 16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm, autofocus, LED flash on the back with Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR options whereas the front selfie camera is 16 MP, f/1.9, 1080p . Battery of the phone is Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) comes in various colors like Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud . You can find here detailed Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) specification following with video reviews, Classified Ads and price in Pakistan from online and offline stores. You can also explore the user’s review tab to get an idea about the opinions of other users of this Model while we also encourage you to give your valuable review of the model if you have own experience of using Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) for other members.

Pros & Cons of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Advantages

  • Dual Sim It allows you to use two services without the need to carry two mobile phones at the same time.
  • 4G Enabled Handsets give you more download speed and a faster internet experience than 3G.
  • Front camera Front Camera enables you to take your own photos and do videocalling (on supported devices).
  • Card Slot Memory cards give your device more storage capacity. So you can store more data such as songs, photos and videos.
  • Accelerometer Detects motion as well as the orientation of a device (horizontally or vertically).
  • Gyroscope Determines orientation and rotation and provides more accurate 3D motion tracking than an accelerometer.
  • Fingerprint You can use fingerprint sensor to quickly unlock your phone using your finger.

Dis-Advantages

  • Small Screen Size Small screen sizes makes it hard to enjoy watching movies or reading
  • Older OS makes it tough to install latest app updates
  • Less storage means you can not keep more data and cann't install more or heavy apps (MB's)
  • Less RAM means you can't run multiple functions at the same time with smooth speed
  • Camera Not suitable for taking high resolution photos.
  • Less battery time means that you would have to plugin charger sooner then you expec

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