Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Market Status: Available in India | Launch Date in India: 15 March, 2017 |
(4.1/5)
17,990
Android,6.0.1 Marshmallow
RAM
3GB RAM
Storage
32GB
Camera
16MP Primary Camera, 16 MP Front Camera
Display
5.2 inches 1080 x 1920 pixels
Processor
Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
Battery
Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
  • FM Radio
  • 3G /4G
  • Finger print sensor
  • Dual SIM /Nano SIM
  • GPRS
  • WIFI
  • Bluetooth
  • VoLTE
  • Secondary Camera
  • AMOLED Display
  • Gorilla Glass
  • Waterproof

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Details

Display

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) comes with a 5.2 inches Capacitive Touchscreen display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. Display type Super AMOLED.

Processor & Storage

The smartphone makes use of an Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880 that is coupled with Mali-T830MP2 GPU, 3 GB RAM and 32 GB Storage default memory capacity. This storage can be expanded up to another Up to 256 GB with the help of a microSD Card.

Camera

For imaging, the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) sports a 16 MP Camera with Yes, Geo Tagging, HDR,. Up front, the smartphone from Samsung makes use of a 16 MP Camera selfie camera.

Connectivity

The connectivity aspects on board the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, with A-GPS. Dual Sim (Nano + Nano).

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) gets the power from a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery.

Software

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) runs Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow).

Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) comes packed with a series of sensors, like Fingerprint Sensor, Water and Dust Resistant Body, NFC.

Price

The smartphone is priced at Rs. 17,990. The device is available via Amazon, Flipkart and leading offline stores.

Pros / Cons

Pros:

Practical design with IP 68 rating
Samsung Pay support
Vivid Super AMOLED display

Cons:

Sub par audio performance
Unappealing design
Poor low-light camera performance

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Specifications

GENERAL
Operating System Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Device type Smart Phone
Sim Dual Sim (Nano + Nano)
ANNOUNCED
Status Available in India
Global Release Date March 2017
Indian Release Date 15 March, 2017
BODY
Dimensions 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
Weight NA
DISPLAY
Screen size 5.2 inches
Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Technology (Display Type) Super AMOLED
PROCESSOR
CPU Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T830MP2
Chipset Exynos 7880
STORAGE
Internal Storage 32 GB Storage
RAM 3 GB RAM
External Storage Up to 256 GB
Card Slot microSD Card
Phonebook Unlimited
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Call Records Unlimited
CAMERA
Primary camera 16 MP Camera
Front Camera 16 MP Camera
Video Recording Yes
Camera Features Geo Tagging, HDR,
MULTIMEDIA
Audio Player MP3, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC
Video Player MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Games Yes
FM Radio Yes
Speakers Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
BATTERY
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Stand by NA
Talk time NA
CONNECTIVITY
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Facility with A-GPS
Browser HTML5
3G Speed HSPA, LTE
NETWORK SUPPORT
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
4G VoLTE
OTHER FEATURES
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor, Water and Dust Resistant Body, NFC

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