Samsung Galaxy A5 Specifications


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The Samsung Galaxy A5 is the kind of phone that amazes me why the vast majority of people should buy a flagship device. Finally, if a £ 369.99 device meets all the requirements, why pay more?For the first time, Samsung has brought convincing high-quality flagship DNA to the mid-range, making the A5 the first non-flagship mobile phone in the Korean company, easy to recommend.

If it’s not for some build quality and annoyance issues with the OnePlus 3T, this could be the perfect midrange phone.


Release date January 2017
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 146.10 x 71.40 x 7.90
Weight (g) 157.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000
Removable battery No
Colours Black Sky, Gold Sand
SAR value 0.31
DESIGN AND BUILD


Dimensions 5.4×2.7×0.2 inches
Weight 123 grams
SOFTWARE


Operating System Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
DISPLAY
Resolution 720×1280 pixels
Display Type Super AMOLED
Size (in inches) 5.0
Pixel Density 294 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Screen to body percentage 71.0 %
CAMERA


Rear Flash Yes
Selfie Flash No
Primary 13 M.Pixels
Front 5 M.Pixels
Video 1080p@30fps
STORAGE


Internal 16GB
RAM 2GB
Expandable MicroSD, 64 GB
BATTERY


Type Li-Ion
Talk time 15 hrs (3G)
Capacity 2300 mAh
Turbo Charge No
CONNECTIVITY


Wi-Fi Yes with WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP
3G Yes
USB Micro USB v2.0
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
2G Yes
4G Yes
SIM Configuration Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
GPS Yes
NFC Chipset Yes
Infrared No
PROCESSOR


Variant Snapdragon 410
Architecture Cortex-A53
No of Cores 4 (Quad Core)
Frequency 1.2 GHz (Quad Core)
Make Qualcomm MSM8916
GPU Adreno 306
SENSORS


Proximity Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope No
Ambient Light No
Fingerprint sensor No
SOUND


Loudspeaker Yes
Headphones Yes
HARDWARE

Processor 1.9GHz octa-core
Processor make Exynos 7880
RAM 3GB
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Details

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The Galaxy A5 (2017) contains, like all common galaxies, a Super AMOLED screen. Above all, the A5 lies diagonally between the 4.7-inch A3 (4.7) and the 5.7-inch A7 (2017) and the 5.2-inch panel has FullHD resolution. This corresponds to a density of 424ppi, but the layout of Diamond Pixel makes it less clear than a competing LCD with so many subpixels for each color. But it is pretty clear.

Samsung Galaxy A5

The screen can give you that AMOLED rhythm that has become synonymous with technology at the expense of color accuracy. In adaptive mode, the DeltaE average is 5.3 with red at 11.2, but also quite inaccurate targets. However, switch to the basic mode and get a perfectly calibrated display with an average DeltaE of only 2.0 and a maximum of 3.2. The modes “Cinema” and “Photo” are somewhere in between, regardless of the hovering of your boat.

The maximum brightness is excellent, especially if you use the automatic mode. In this case, the screen gets an amplification of the lighting conditions. However, last year’s model could pump more nits into automatic mode. Nevertheless, the numbers of the A5 (2017) at the height of the flagship S7: outstanding. The contrast is endless, it’s the Super AMOLED gift for you. With a minimum brightness of only 1.8 nits, you will not get tired during night scrolling sessions.

Game Launcher

This is the starting point to play, you can even hide shortcuts to the game from the normal application drawer and have them only in the initiator of the game. A floating button provides essential functions: you can lock capacitive buttons (to prevent accidental pressing) Mute notifications, start recording a video and even a program selector.
You can save the game and add a video with a selfie camera if you want to upload to YouTube (although you can not stream live). You can select lower resolutions and bit rates if they are locked to memory.

Camera and memory

One of the key features of the Galaxy A5 (2017) is that it comes with two 16-megapixel shooters; one on the back and one on the front. The main handle also has an LED flash holder that helps in low light conditions.
To store all your pictures and other relevant data, there is 32 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by a microSD card up to 256 GB.

Battery and platform

The Galaxy A5 (2017) is powered by a non-removable 3,000 mAh Li-Ion battery that can last a full day for a normal to moderate user. If that’s not enough, there’s also fast load support. By default, the device runs the Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system.

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