Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Market Status: Available in India | Launch Date in India: 15 March, 2017 |
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24,500
Android,6.0.1 Marshmallow
RAM
3 GB RAM
Storage
32 GB
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) Price

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

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Details

The Samsung Galaxy was launched on 15th March, 2017. The device features Samsung Pay, which is the simple and secure way to pay. It works almost everywhere you can swipe or tap your card. Equipped with IP68 to withstand the elements of nature, it shields out everything from water to dust in most situations. The powerful 16MP front & rear cameras with f/1.9 aperture lenses, give your pictures the added depth and detail they deserve. The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India).  The device is available in Black Sky and Gold Stand colors.

DISPLAY

With 3D curved glass combined with Zero camera protrusion on the 13.22cm (5.2 inches) display the new Galaxy A5 (2017) is an unmatched thing of beauty. The display features a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, with 16M colors and super AMOLED type.

PROCESSOR AND STORAGE

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

CAMERA

The powerful 16MP front & rear cameras with f/1.9 aperture lenses in this device, give your pictures the added depth and detail they deserve. The features are geo tagging and HDR.

CONNECTIVITY

The connectivity aspects on board include 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 and dual sim (Nano + Nano).

BATTERY

The handset packs a non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mah battery. The battery gives internet usage time(3G) of 13 hours, video playback time up to 19 hours, audio playback time up to 53 hours. It provides talk time(3G WCDMA) up to 16 hours.

SOFTWARE

The device runs Android 6.0.1(Marshmallow), out of the box.

SENSORS

The sensors are Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor and RGB Light Sensor.

PRICE

The Samsung Galaxy A5 price in India starts from Rs. 21,490 for 3GB and 32GB variant.

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