Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

4.4/10
3GB
RAM
32GB
memory
5.2"
1080x1920
16MP
16MP front
3000 mAh battery

Platform

OSAndroid 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
RAM3 GB
-47
Internal32 GB
-75.8
CPUOcta-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T830MP3
ChipsetExynos 7880 Octa

Screen

TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.2 inches (12.74 cm)
-21
Resolution1080x1920
-4.7
Pixel density424 ppi
+21.2
Screen/body ratio71.5%
-14.8
Multi-touchYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 4

Sound

LoudspeakerVoice 66dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 78dB
QualityNoise -93.1dB / Crosstalk -90.2dB
AlertsMP3, WAV ringtones, Vibration
Output3.5mm

Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
RadioFM radio

Camera

TypePhoto / Video
Primary16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm, autofocus, LED flash
Video quality1080p@30fps
Secondary16 MP, f/1.9, 1080p
+2.7
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR

Battery

CapacityNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
-27.9
Talk timeUp to 16 h (3G)

Physical feel

Height14.61cm (5.96 inch)
-10.9
Width7.14cm (2.91 inch)
-12.3
Thickness0.79cm (0.32 inch)
-9.2
Volume82.409166cm3 (5.03 inch3)
-31
Weight157 g (5.54 oz)
-23.6
ColorsBlack Sky, Blue Mist, Gold Sand, Peach Cloud
IP68 certified
Samsung Pay
dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

Sensors & ports

GPSA-GPS, BDS, GLONASS
Card slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Sensors & portsAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Fingerprint (front-mounted), Gyro, Proximity

Network

SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
GPRSYes
EdgeYes
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
NFCYes

Variants & compatibility

International modalGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Misc.

MessagingEmail, IM, MMS, Push Mail, SMS(threaded view)
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo

ANT+ support
Document viewer
Fast battery charging
MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
MP4/WMV/H.265 player
Photo/video editor

Availability

VendorSamsung
Modal year2017
Announced2017 January
Released2017 January
StatusAvailable. Released 2017, January

Review

4.4/10

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is an Android device (Android 6.0.1 ) powered with a Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53 processor, Exynos 7880 Octa chipset and Mali-T830MP3 GPU. Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has 3 GB RAM. This is -47% when compared with the industry avarage capacity of a RAM of the devices released during this year (August, 2019 - August, 2020). An avarage device released during this year had 5.7 GB of RAM. Also Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has 32GB internal memory which is -75.8% when compared with the industry avarage capacity of a internal memory for this year. An avarage device released during this year had around 132.3GB of internal memory. Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has a 5.2 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen screen. Screen size avarage for 2020 was 6.6 inch (-21%). Total number of pixels in screen for Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is 2,073,600 (1920x1080) and this is -4.7% the avarage. Pixel densiy 424ppi is +21.2% (avarage was 350ppi). An avarage phone in 2020 was about 205g in weight but Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) 157g weight is -23.6% of this avarage. Screen/body ratio 71.5% is -14.8% the avarage of 83.9% and Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. 16MP primary camera is -47.1% the avarage of 30.3MP and 16MP secondary camera is +2.7% the avarage of 15.6MP. The volume of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is 82.41 cubic cm and it is -31% the avarage of 119.49 cubic cm while its thinkness is 7.9 cm while the 2020 avarage was 8.7cm (-9.2%). Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery which is -27.9% while the avarage battery capacity for 2020 was 4160 mAh.

Pros

424ppi pixel density.90.3-
Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
16 MP front camera.48.3-
Compact dimensions (14.61x7.14x0.79cm).7-
Thin, 0.79cm.5.6-
Light weight, 157g.11.8-
Fast battery charging.
Dual SIM.
Fingerprint sensor.
Type-C USB.
External memory expansion slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Water resistant.
4 colors.

Cons

3 GB RAM.78.1+
32 GB internal memory.84.4+
5.2 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.90.3+
1080x1920 screen resolution.100+
71.5% screen/body ratio.87.3+
16 MP primary camera.44.3+
3000 mAh battery.84.1+
Non-removable battery.

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