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

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
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
General specs
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
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
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
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
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
- Fast battery charging
- 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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