Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 Review, Features and Specifications

Samsung Galaxy A5(2016) is a new Flaunt by Samsung this year. This Smartphone is the updated version Samsung A5 itself which was launched a way back in 2014. Samsung A5(2016) is an upper mid-range smartphone. Let’s have a look at what all changes has been made by Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 Review, Features and Specifications

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 Review, Features and Specifications
Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 Review, Features and Specifications

Design and Display

The frame of the device is made out of a fine metal and as usual, the edges of the frame are curvy. The power button and the volume buttons are also made of metal. The back panel of the device is covered by Corning Gorilla Glass 4 which is perfectly merged to give the device a super stylish and very attractive look and non-slippery. The device is built very firm and solid. The power and volume buttons are on the right and left surfaces of the device, home key button on the front bottom middle of the device. And on the either side of the home key is a multitasking key on the left and on the right is a back key with a perfect click response.

Samsung A5 looks

The display of the device comes with 5.2”, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. The screen of the device is built for a sharp look. The device comes with default Adaptive screen mode with an extra bit of color combinations. The screen is bright enough in the outdoors to give a comfortable vision and in the dark it is preferably low, it won’t hurt your eyes.

Samsung A5 design

Hardware

The device runs on the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop using Octa-Core, 1.6 GHz, Adreno 405, Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor. And the RAM of the device is 2GB with this the device will work fine. The battery life of the device is average as it comes with 2900mAh which is not removable. The internal storage of the device comes with only 16GB memory, but nothing to worry it is expandable. The primary camera of the device is 13MP with autofocus and obviously LED flash and the secondary camera is 5MP. The device has a decent camera quality no doubt about that and some amazing features like; touch focus, face detection, panorama.

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 Review, Features and Specifications
Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 Review, Features and Specifications

Connectivity

The device supports; Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, 4G, GPS, FM and supports NFC. It’s a dual SIM smartphone. And to charge the battery and to transfer data you can use the Micro-USB port of the device.

Samsung Galaxy A5(2016) Specifications
GENERAL
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 144.80 x 71.00 x 7.30
Weight (g) 155.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2900
Removable battery No
Colours Gold, Pink, White, Black
SAR value NA
DISPLAY
Screen size (inches) 5.20
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels
HARDWARE
Processor 1.6GHz  octa-core
RAM 2GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128
CAMERA
Rear camera 13-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel
SOFTWARE
Operating System Android 5.1
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.10
NFC Yes
Infrared No
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM No
SIM Type Regular
GSM/ CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
SENSORS
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No

 

Samsung Galaxy A5 is launched in three colors; Rose Gold, White, and Black. This is the perfect smartphone if you are looking for an upper mid-range smartphone. So folks go ahead and do rate and comment your opinion about the device.