Samsung Galaxy A5 Specs

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Description

The Samsung Galaxy A5 comes with “full metal unibody” design. The display is a 5-inch, 720p one, of the Super AMOLED type. This mid-ranger will apparently be powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SOC with 64-bit architecture, and 2GB of RAM. The phone makes use of a 13-megapixels rear shooter and 5-megapixels front one. The rest of the list includes 16GB of microSD-expandable storage, a 2300 mAh cell, and Android 4.4.4 KitKat.

This device is also known as Samsung SM-A500, Samsung SM-A500F, Samsung SM-A500K, Samsung SM-A500H, Samsung SM-A500L, Samsung SM-A500HQ, Samsung SM-A500H, Samsung SM-A500F1, Samsung SM-A500FU, Samsung SM-A500S, Samsung SM-A500M, Samsung SM-A500G, Samsung SM-A500XZ

Pros

  • Small dimensions (5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 inches)

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Display

Size: 5.0 inches
Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels, 294 PPI
Technology: Super AMOLED
Screen-to-body: 71.14 %
Features: Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Processor: Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
GPU: Adreno 306
RAM: 2GB
Internal storage: 16GB, available to use: 12 GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 64 GB
OS: Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)
Device type: Smartphone

Battery

Capacity: 2300 mAh
Type: Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 13 MP (Autofocus)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.0
Flash: LED
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Features: Video calling
Front: 5 MP
Dimensions: 5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 inches (139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm)
Weight: 4.34 oz (123.0 g)
Materials: Back: Plastic; Frame: Metal
Keys: Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Pearl white, Midnight black, Platinum silver, Soft pink, Light blue, Champagne gold

Cellular

4G (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
3G: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
SIM type: Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Charging, Mass storage device
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
Sensors: Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Other: NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Oct 17, 2014
FCC ID value: A3LSMA500G
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.37 W/kg
Body: 0.94 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 0.96 W/kg
Wireless Router: 1.07 W/kg

Availability

Oct 30, 2014
Officially announced: Yes
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Overall User Rating
9
Build quality
9.4
Camera quality
9.4
Performance
8.4
Display
9.3
Battery life and charging
8.1
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