Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2017, January
  • Dimensions: 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 157 g
  • Screen: 5.2", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Single, 16 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 16 MP
  • Memory: 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Release date 2017, January
Dimensions (HxWxD) 146.1 Х 71.4 Х 7.9 mm
Weight 157 g
Body build Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Colors Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life
Talking time- Up to 16 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 53 h
Approximate price250 EUR
Screen
Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.2" inc
Screen area 74.5 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio71.5%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 px
PPI /points per inch/ 424 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Other - Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 16 MP, Single
Camera specs
-16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm (wide), AF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 16 MP, Single
Specifications 16 MP, f/1.9
Video 1080p@30fps
Performance
Operating system OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Exynos 7880 Octa (14 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-T830MP3
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Antutu 8 score103094
Antutu 7 score61345
GeekBench 5 Single Core143
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core926
GeekBench 4 Single Core773
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core4104
GeekBench 4 RenderScript3000
GeekBench 4 Battery3041
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 0.88 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.52 W/kg (head)     1.39 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
- Fast battery charging
-ANT+
- Samsung Pay
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Versions: A520F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); A520F/DS (Global Dual-SIM); A520K/L/S (South Korea). Also known as Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Duos with dual-SIM card slots

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) was around 250 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2017, January.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is 157 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is 5.2" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.
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