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Samsung Galaxy C5 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Samsung Galaxy C5 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Samsung Galaxy C5 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy C5 is a 2016 smartphone. It measures 145.9 x 72 x 6.7 mm and weighs 143 g. It has a Super AMOLED display measuring 5.2" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 1920 and 424 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 8 MP. The main camera is Single with 16 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU with 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM memory. The battery is 2600 mAh.

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Samsung Galaxy C5 specs

General specs

Brand and model Samsung Galaxy C5
Release date 2016, May
Dimensions 145.9 x 72 x 6.7 mm (5.74 x 2.83 x 0.26 in)
Weight 143 g (5.04 oz)
Body build Front glass, aluminum body
Colors Gold, Pink Gold, Dark Gray
Battery 2600 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Approximate price220 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 ratio71.0%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 px
PPI /points per inch/ 424 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 16 MP, Single
Camera specs
-16 MP, AF, f/1.9
Functions Dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/1.9

Performance

Operating system OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617 (28 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 405
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal memory 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score35152 (Rank 1007 of 2084)
GeekBench 5 Single Core103 (Rank 1499 of 1552)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core340 (Rank 1492 of 1546)
GeekBench 4 Single Core666 (Rank 544 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core2622 (Rank 439 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript1910

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (region dependent)
NFC Yes
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 0.45 W/kg (head)     1.07 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS; reco
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Fast battery charging
-ANT+

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy C5 was around 220 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2016, May.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy C5 is 143 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy C5 is 5.2" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy C5 is 145.9 x 72 x 6.7 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
Yes, it supports fast charging.
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.