Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

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Announced:
Jan 2, 2017
Status:
Released
Release date:
Jan 13, 2017

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

Size:

5.2 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

424 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

71.51 %

Features:

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

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:

3GB

Internal storage:

32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

16 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

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 6.2 oz (177 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Colors:

Black sky, Gold sand, Blue mist, Peach cloud

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

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

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

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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