• 5.2" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7880 Octa SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) phone has a 5.2-inch (1920x1080) Super AMOLED screen, a 16MP main camera and a 16MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3000 mAh and the main processor is a Exynos 7880 Octa with 3 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A5 (2017) (2017), Price: 535 USD at Amazon
Display5.2" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 16-MP
Computing
  • Exynos 7880 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3000 mAh
DesignIP68, 157g (5.5oz), 146.1x71.4x7.9 mm (5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$535
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Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.2"
Display/Body Ratio71.5%
Resolution1920x1080
Sharpness (PPI)424 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel16-MP
Aperturef/1.9
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
Computing
Processor BrandSamsung
Processor NameExynos 7880 Octa
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.9 GHz
RAM Options3GB
Internal Storage Options32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
SAR EU Head0.52 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.39 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Galaxy A5 (2017) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the price of Galaxy A5 (2017)?

The last time we checked, the Galaxy A5 (2017) was retailing at around $535 online. Things may have changed a bit since.

Is the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) waterproof?

Yes. Our data confirms that the Galaxy A5 (2017) is IP68-certified as water-resistant. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

Is the Galaxy A5 (2017) Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy A5 (2017) does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things may be different in Asia. We mainly track USA data.

Is the Galaxy A5 (2017) 4K?

No, the Galaxy A5 (2017) 1920x1080 screen resolution is not 4K. 4K is usually defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but there are even more variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Galaxy A5 (2017) support Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy A5 (2017) is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Does Galaxy A5 (2017) have Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy A5 (2017) does not support Qi Wireless Charging.

Does the Galaxy A5 (2017) work with 4G data?

Yes, the Galaxy A5 (2017) is a 4G handset that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).

Is the Galaxy A5 (2017) 5G?

No, the Galaxy A5 (2017) does not work on 5G NR networks.

Does the Galaxy A5 (2017) have a USB-C connector?

Yes, the Galaxy A5 (2017) has a USB-C connector.

Does the Galaxy A5 (2017) have a removable battery?

No, the Galaxy A5 (2017) does not have a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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