Samsung Galaxy A5

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Key Specs

Android
Operating System
13 Megapixel
Primary Camera
5.0"
Display Size
2 GB RAM
16 GB Internal Storage
2300 mAh
Non-removable Battery
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General Information
Released on
December, 2014
Brand
Samsung
Network
Bands
  • 2G
  • 3G
  • 4G
Body
SIM
Nano SIM
Dimensions
  • Height: 139.3 mm
  • Width: 69.7 mm
  • Thickness: 6.7 mm
Weight
123 gm
Display
Type
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size
5.0 inches
Screen Resolution
720 x 1280 pixels
Touch Screen
Yes
Protection Type
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Display Features
  • ~71.0% screen-to-body ratio
  • ~294 ppi pixel density
Camera
Rear Camera
13 Megapixel
Front Camera
5 Megapixel
Camera Features
  • 13 MP, f/2.0, 28mm, auto-focus, LED flash
  • Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
  • 1080p@30fps Video
  • 5 Megapixel Secondary Camera, f/2.2, 23mm
Sound
Loudspeaker
Yes
Sound Features
  • Alert types: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • With 3.5mm Audio jack
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Memory
RAM
2 GB
Internal Storage
16 GB
Card Slot
microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)
Platform
Operating System
Android, version 4.4.4 (KitKat), 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), planned upgrade to 7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset
  • Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
CPU
  • Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU
  • Adreno 306
Connectivity
Wireless LAN
Yes
Bluetooth
Yes
GPS
Yes
NFC
Yes
USB
Yes
Radio
Yes
Battery
Non-removable, 2300 mAh
Talk Time
Up to 15 h (3G)
Music Play
Up to 68 h
Other Features
Sensors
Yes
Messaging
Yes
Browser
Yes
Colors
Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light Blue, Champagne Gold
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • ANT+ support
  • S-Voice
  • MP4/WMV/H.264 player
  • MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Photo/video editor
  • Document viewer

Samsung Galaxy A5 Review

Samsung Galaxy A5 is one of the hip and trendy offerings of Samsung in the first quarter of the 2015. The phone model that was released late last year has been hitting the global market today with its newest features and specs that you can’t say no to.

The smartphone unit together with Samsung A3 is the firsts among Samsung smartphone models to be completely metal. A5 and A3 have been innovated from the plastic base of the bodies of previous smartphones of Samsung to edge out competition in the market.

Here is a quick look at the specifications of Samsung A5:

Design and Display

Probably the slimmest smartphone of one of the leading brands to date, the Samsung A5 adopts the uni-body technology using metal as base. Basically, its thickness is 6.9 mm. It has a sleek design that comes in five colours including the Samsung classics: Pearl white, midnight black, soft pink, platinum silver, champagne gold and light blue.

The Samsung Galaxy A5 has a five inches display screen with 720p resolution (720 x 1280) but the density of the units pixels can go up to 294ppi.

OS and Processor

The Samsung Galaxy A5 runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. Though, the OS is not the latest in the android community.  News on whether Samsung will release a Samsung Galaxy A5 with Android 5.0 Lollipop update specs is still unsure.

The model comes with system-on-chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 with 1.2 gigahertz and 64 bit ARM Cortex-A53 processor.  A5 has a RAM of 2 gigabytes.

Camera and Storage

Samsung Galaxy A5 is among the bests Samsung models when it comes to camera. The smartphone model is equipped with astonishing 13 megapixels autofocus camera good for taking pictures. It has a 5 megapixels front camera for selfie lover too. The camera comes with a different onset feature including wide selfie. Full HD video recording is possible with an A5 unit as it can record videos at 1080p at 30 frames per seconds.

The internal storage for Samsung Galaxy A5 is 16 gigabytes, and it can hold an expanded external storage of up to 64 gigabytes.

Battery and Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A5 holds a 2,300MAh battery. This comes with Samsung signature feature the Ultra Saving Mode. Other features of the Galaxy A5 include Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity and Wi-Fi and A-GPS features. For LTE models, NFC features are also available.

Samsung also released dual sim variants of Samsung Galaxy A5.

Samsung Galaxy A5 is one of the Galaxy devices that cater average specifications but are appealing to most users in the android and smartphone markets today. The intention of releasing this phone is maybe to give users a smartphone model that is durable without losing the usual specs of Samsung Galaxy phone. If that is so, Samsung is indeed successful with its intention. Samsung Galaxy A5 is something to put on your gadget’s wish list.

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