Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) preview – 5.2” Full HD display, Octa-Core processor and two 16MP cameras

In the beginning of the last month Samsung officially introduced a new trio of smartphones of the Galaxy A lineup and one of them is already on its way to our office. We’re talking about Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) with whose technical specifications we will acquaint you. If you are interested you could check its current price and availability here:

Octa-Core Exynos 7870, 3GB RAM and 5.2-inch Full HD display

The model works with an Exynos 7870 mobile processor which includes eight Cortex-A53 cores with operating CPU frequency up to 1.9GHz. It is complemented by a Mali-T830 GPU and 3GB memory so you will be pleased by smooth and fast operation with the device. There are also 32GB of internal memory and a micro SD slot with support which supports cards with up to 256GB.

Additionally, the screen of Galaxy A5 (2017) has a 5.2-inch diagonal and Full HD resolution. This will provide you with high image detail with 424 ppi pixel density. Also, the Super AMOLED panel will ensure high contrasty colors and wide viewing angles. There are also a Gorilla Glass scratch protection and Always-on feature.

Waterproof body and two 16MP cameras

Galaxy The Galaxy A lineup is one of the most stylish in Samsung’s lines and Galaxy A5 (2017) is no exception. Тhe elegant design includes a metal frame and its profile is only 7.9 mm thick with weight of 157 grams. Also, the smartphone is IP68 certified, which means that it’s waterproof up to 1.5m for up to 30 minutes.

The main camera is 16 MP with f/1.9 aperture that will probably provide quality photos at low light. It also has an LED flash and auto focus. In its menu you will find several modes and features including Full HD video recording. Furthermore, the front camera also impresses with 16MP with f/1.9 aperture and this will appeal to selfie fans.

3000 mAh battery, fingerprint sensor and Android 6.0

The battery of the model is 3000 mAh but at the moment we don’t have information about its endurance. However, it supports quick charge with the help of a USB Type-C port. Among the features of the smartphone we can also find a fingerprint scanner, a built-in home button, Samsung Pay and LTE Cat6 with download speed up to 300Mbps.

The operation system of the model is Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and most probably in the future it will be available updated to Android 7.0 Nougat. Of course, TouchWiz, the Samsung’s User Interface is available. It gives additional software features and visual changes in the menus and apps.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Specs

OSAndroid v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
CPUExynos 7880 (8-core, 1.90 GHz,Cortex-A53)
Display5.2-inch (1920 x 1080) Super AMOLED capacitive with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
ConnectivityBluetooth v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac,GPS
Camera16MP with autofocus and LED (primary), 16MP (front)
  • Nano-SIM slot
  • microSD slot, up to 256GB
  • USB Type-C 1.0
  • speaker
  • 3.5 mm audio jack
  • FM radio
  • IP68 certified – dust and waterproof (up to 1.5m for 30 minutes)
  • Camera with geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • fingerprint reader
  • accelerometer
  • proximity sensor
Battery3000 mAh
Dimensions71.4 x 146.1 x 7.9 mm / 2.81″ x 5.75″ x 0.31″
Weight157 g (5.54 oz)

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