• 5.2" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 2GB
    Snapdragon 615Exynos 7580 Octa SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2900 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) phone has a 5.2-inch (1920x1080) Super AMOLED screen, a 13MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2900 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 615Exynos 7580 Octa with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A5 (2016) (2015), Price: 175 USD at Amazon
Display5.2" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • Snapdragon 615Exynos 7580 Octa SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery2900 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 155g (5.5oz), 144.8x71x7.3 mm (5.70 x 2.80 x 0.29 inches)
Price (Market)$175
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.2"
Display/Body Ratio72.5%
Sharpness (PPI)424 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
NameRear Camera
Sensor Pixel Size1.15 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2900 mAh
Talk Time16 hours
Music Playback Time75 hours
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 615Exynos 7580 Octa
Processor ModelMSM8939
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)quad-core 1.2 & quad-core 1.5 GHz
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 5.1.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
Connector Features
SAR EU Head0.29 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.47 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Proximity

Galaxy A5 (2016) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) waterproof?

No. Our information shows that the Galaxy A5 (2016) is NOT water-resistant an has no IP-Rating rating. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

Is the Galaxy A5 (2016) Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy A5 (2016) does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things could be different in Asia. We mainly track USA data.

Is the Galaxy A5 (2016) 4K?

No, the Galaxy A5 (2016) resolution of (1920x1080) is not considered to be 4K. 4K is usually defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on mobiles, but there are even more variants for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Galaxy A5 (2016) support Wireless Charging?

No, Galaxy A5 (2016) does not feature Wireless Charging.

Does the Galaxy A5 (2016) support 4G data?

Yes, the Galaxy A5 (2016) is a 4G handset that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).

Is the Galaxy A5 (2016) a 5G device?

No, the Galaxy A5 (2016) does not work on 5G NR networks.

Does the Galaxy A5 (2016) have a USB-C connector?

No, the Galaxy A5 (2016) does not have a USB-C port.

Does the Galaxy A5 (2016) have a removable battery?

No, the Galaxy A5 (2016) does not have a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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