Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

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Announced:
Jan 2, 2017
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jan 13, 2017

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Display size:

5.2 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

424 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

71.51 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

16 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 27 mm

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

16 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.61 oz (159 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Colors:

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880

Processor:

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Mali-T830 MP3

RAM:

3 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

Available to use:

23.1 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Mobile Payment:

Samsung Pay

Other:

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable

Charging:

Yes

Talk time (3G):

16.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Internet use:

3G: 13 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 18 hours

Music playback:

53.00 hours

Video playback:

19.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 06, 2016

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA520F link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.30 W/kg

Body:

0.55 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.09 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung SM-A520F

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Description

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) features a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED display that supports full HD (1080p) resolution. There's also a 16-megapixel camera on the back, along with a no less impressive 16-megapixel camera in the front, both featuring f/1.9 aperture.The Galaxy A5 (2017) has 1.9GHz octa-core processor at its heart, coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage (expandable up to 256GB). It's also powered by a large 3,000 mAh battery and features fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C port and IP 68 certification.

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