• 5.2" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7880 Octa SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh
  • 5.6" (1480x720) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB/4GB
    Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 SoC
    32GB/64GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.7 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy A5 (2017)Galaxy A6 (2018)
ProductGalaxy A5 (2017) (2017), Price: 535 USD at AmazonGalaxy A6 (2018), Price: 519 USD at Amazon
Display5.2" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED 5.6" 1480x720 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
  • 26mm 16-MP f/1.7 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 16-MP
  • 26mm 16-MP f/1.9
Computing
  • Exynos 7880 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
  • Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 SoC
  • 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery3000 mAh3000 mAh
DesignIP68, 157g (5.5oz), 146.1x71.4x7.9 mm (5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches)IP Rating, 162g (5.7oz), 70.8x149.9x7.7 mm (2.79 x 5.90 x 0.30 inches)
Price (Market)$535$519
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Display
Product NameGalaxy A5 (2017)Galaxy A6 (2018)
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.2"5.6"
Display/Body Ratio71.5%75.0%
Resolution1920x10801480x720
Sharpness (PPI)424 PPI294 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • 2.5D
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy A5 (2017)Galaxy A6 (2018)
Focal Length (35mm) 26mm
Megapixel16-MP16-MP
Aperturef/1.9f/1.7
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm1.12 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geo Tag
  • Face Detect
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Product NameGalaxy A5 (2017)Galaxy A6 (2018)
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh3000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Talk Time20 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy A5 (2017)Galaxy A6 (2018)
Processor BrandSamsung
Processor NameExynos 7880 OctaSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.9 GHz1.6 GHz
RAM Options3GB3GB/4GB
Internal Storage Options32GB32GB/64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDMicroSDXC
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1Android 8.0
Communications
Product NameGalaxy A5 (2017)Galaxy A6 (2018)
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 MbpsLTE CAT6 301 Mbps
LTE Bands12, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HSP
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP/PAB
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type CMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
SAR EU Head0.52 W/Kg0.487 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.39 W/Kg1.386 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy A5 (2017)Galaxy A6 (2018)
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy A5 (2017)Galaxy A6 (2018)
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou

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