Samsung Galaxy A5 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Samsung Galaxy A5
  • Released 2014, December 123g, 6.7mm thickness Android 4.4.4, up to 7.0 16GB storage, microSDXC
  • Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 Adreno 306 Nano-SIM About 403.2 USD
  • 5" 720x1280 pixels
  • 13MP 1080p
  • 2GB RAM Snapdragon 410
  • 2300mAh Li-Ion

Samsung Galaxy A5 overview

Samsung Galaxy A5 is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2014, December. Samsung Galaxy A5 has 5. inch, Super AMOLED, a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It uses Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm) chipset, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU, Adreno 306 GPU. Samsung Galaxy A5 supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Nano-SIM. Samsung Galaxy A5 has 13MP Single main camera, 5MP Single selfie camera. It uses Li-Ion 2300 mAh, non-removable battery. The price of Samsung Galaxy A5 is about 403.2 USD.

Score the key features of Samsung Galaxy A5 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 56 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 47 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 36 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 59 / 100 points
  • Price: 46 / 100 points

Samsung Galaxy A5 full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A500F, A500FQ, A500FU, A500HQ, A500YZ, A500M, A500Y
4G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20 - A500F, A500FQ, A500FU
3, 7, 8, 28 - A500YZ
1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 17 - A500M
1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28 - A500Y
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Announced 2014, October 30. Released 2014, December
Status Discontinued

BODY

Dimensions 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm (5.48 x 2.74 x 0.26 in)
Weight 123 g (4.34 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), plastic back, aluminum frame
SIM Nano-SIM

DISPLAY

Type Super AMOLED
Size 5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~71.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4

PLATFORM

OS Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm)
CPU Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 306

MEMORY

Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 16GB 2GB RAM
  eMMC 4.5

MAIN CAMERA

Single 13 MP, f/2.0, 28mm (wide), AF
Features LED flash, panorama
Video [email protected]

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 5 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide)

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes (LTE model only)
Radio FM radio, recording
USB microUSB 2.0

FEATURES

Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
  ANT+ S-Voice

BATTERY

Type Li-Ion 2300 mAh, non-removable
Talk time Up to 15 h (3G)
Music play Up to 68 h

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light Blue, Champagne Gold
Models SM-A5000, SM-A5009, SM-A500F, SM-A500F1, SM-A500FQ, SM-A500FU, SM-A500G, SM-A500H, SM-A500HQ, SM-A500K, SM-A500L, SM-A500S, SM-A500YZ, SM-A500Y, SM-A500W
SAR 0.65 W/kg (head) 0.48 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.23 W/kg (head) 0.40 W/kg (body)
Price About 403.2 USD

TESTS

Performance Basemark OS II 2.0: 569
Basemark X: 1897
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 3.895 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 57dB / Noise 60dB / Ring 66dB
Audio quality Noise -94.5dB / Crosstalk -93.8dB
Battery life Endurance rating 74h

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