Samsung Galaxy A5

The Galaxy A5 features a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display and is 6.7mm thick The phone is powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz processor and 2GB RAM Next variant of this mobile is Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 It features a 13MP back camera and a 5MP front-facing camera It has 16GB internal storage that can be expanded with a microSD card The latest Samsung A-series mobiles you may also look for are Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus and Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus Connectivity features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, 4G and NFC The phone is backed by a 2300mAh battery The Galaxy A5 runs Android 4.4 KitKat with Samsung's TouchWiz UX

Samsung Galaxy A5

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Processor : Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
RAM : 2GB
Storage : 16GB
Battery : 2300 mAh battery
Camera : 13 M.Pixels
SIM : Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
Operating System : Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)

Samsung Galaxy A5: Pros & Cons

8.1
out of 10
MSP SCORE
  • Good Stuff
  • Super AMOLED screen has excellent performance, especially under sunlight
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4 is a first in its class, improves durability
  • Surplus battery backup
  • Abundant processing power provides smooth overall performance
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Bad Stuff
  • Ambient light sensor is missing again, frustrating process of adjusting brightness each time
  • Primary camera focuses slower due to the lack of phase detection
  • OS is not as optimised as it is found on Samsung’s flagship devices

Samsung Galaxy A5 Details

The Samsung Galaxy A5 is yet another all-metal device rolled out by Samsung. Featuring a full unibody design and a thickness of just 6.7mm, this device sports an impressive design. The Samsung Galaxy A5 also comes in four unique colors - black, white, silver and gold. The smartphone features a 5-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with HD (1280x720 pixels) screen resolution which translates into a pixel density of 294 PPI. Samsung offers Alive Super Amoled Display and Adapt display features which automatically adjust to your surroundings giving sharp and clear display of colours.
It runs the Android 4.4 KitKat with Samsung s TouchWiz on top of it. The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 and quad-core 1.2GHz cortex processor along with 2GB RAM which ensure a smooth user-experience on the device. The device comes with an impressive 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash to capture stunning images even in low-light conditions. It also has the capacity to record HD videos at a resolution of 1080p and 30fps. The device also has a 5-megapixel front facing camera which will please all selfie lovers.
The device also has an automatic Adjustable Audio feature in which the phone adjusts your phone volume depending on the background noise. Further, it has an internal storage capacity of 16GB which can further be expanded up to 64GB via microSD card slot. Connectivity options that tag along with the device are LTE Cat 4, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and microUSB 2.0 port.
The smartphone is fuelled by a 2,300mAh battery which keeps the device functioning throughout the day. This Samsung device also offers an Ultra Power Saving mode in which you can reduce your battery usage by canceling unnecessary functions, giving you more flexibility in terms of sustaining your battery life.

Samsung Galaxy A5 Specifications

Summary

Processor Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
Display
Storage 16GB
Rear Camera 13 M.Pixels
Battery 2300 mAh
RAM 2GB

Display

Display Type Super AMOLED
Resolution 720x1280 pixels
Pixel Density 294 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Screen to body percentage 71.0 %

Storage

RAM 2GB
Internal 16GB
Expandable MicroSD, 64 GB

General

Dimensions 5.4x2.7x0.2 inches
Water Resistant No
Weight 123 grams

Software

Operating System Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)

Camera

Selfie 5 M.Pixels
Rear 13 M.Pixels
Rear Camera Features Rear Flash
Selfie Camera Features No
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Battery

Type Li-Ion
Talk time 15 hrs (3G)
Capacity 2300 mAh
Fast Charging No

Connectivity

GPS Yes
Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Yes with WiFi Direct, hotspot
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM Configuration Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
NFC Chipset Yes
Infrared No

Processor

Chipset Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
CPU 1.2 GHz (Quad Core)
Graphics Adreno 306
No of Cores 4 (Quad Core)

Sensors

Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope No
Fingerprint sensor No
Other Sensors Proximity Sensor
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