Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

157 g (5.54 oz) weight
7.9 mm (0.31 in) thickness

5.2" (424 ppi)
1,080 x 1,920 pixels

16 MP

3 GB memory
64 GB storage

Samsung Exynos 7880
Octa-core processor (14 nm)

3,000 mAh
Fast charging 18W



Released in January 2017.

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has a weight of 157 g (5.54 oz) and it is 7.9 mm (0.31 in) thick.

Features a screen of 5.2 inches with a resolution of 1,080 x 1,920 pixels and a pixel density of 424 pixels per inch. It has a rear camera (16 MP) and a front camera (16 MP).

Octa-core processor Samsung Exynos 7880 with a maximum frequency of 1.90 GHz, which is combined with up to 3 GB memory and 64 GB storage.

Battery capacity is 3,000 mAh with fast charging of 18W. It has NFC connectivity.

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Brand Samsung
Model -
Release Date January 2017
Operating System TouchWiz UI (Android 6.0)
Size 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 in
Weight 157 g
5.54 oz
Size 5.2 inches
Resolution 1,080 x 1,920 pixels
PPI 424
Features OLED
Rear 16 MP f/1.9 Wide
Front 16 MP f/1.9 Wide
Memory 3 GB
Fixed 32 GB
64 GB
Removable microSDXC
Chip Samsung Exynos 7880
Octa-core processor
14 nm
CPU 8x 1.90 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T830 MP3
Capacity 3,000 mAh
Features Fast charging 18W
Removable False
5G False
NFC True
3.5 mm Audio Jack True
Micro USB False
USB Type-C True
Lightning False

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

157 g
5.54 oz