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Samsung Galaxy A5 2017

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 smartphone was released in January, 2017. This phone has a 5.20-inch Super AMOLED capacitive display with a resolution of 1080pixels by 1920pixels at 424ppi density. Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 price in Kenya is around Ksh. 34,000.

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017

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The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is powered by Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. This phone packs 32GB internal storage space that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has a 16MP primary camera and a 16MP front camera.

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 price in Kenya

The A5 2017 runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat) and is powered by a 3000mAh non removable battery. The phone has dimensions of 146.10mm x 71.40mm x 7.90mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 157g.

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is a dual GSM SIM phone that accepts Nano-SIM only. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB, FM, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer and fingerprint (front).

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 :Quick Facts

  • 5.20-inch Super AMOLED capacitive display, 1080pixels by 1920pixels at 424ppi density
  • Octa-core 1.9GHz Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880 Octa
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM
  • 16MP primary camera, 16MP front selfie camera
  • Android v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat)
  • 3000mAh non removable battery
  • Dual SIM phone (Nano-SIM)
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (front), Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Barometer
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 price in Kenya ranges between Ksh. 34,000 to Ksh. 37,000.
The Pros
  • Good build quality and use of materials that are flagship-grade
  • IP68 rating
  • The high-quality Super AMOLED display has excellent brightness and infinite contrast
  • Superb battery life with an endurance rating of 95hour
  • Impressive loudspeaker
  • 16MP selfie camera
The Cons
  • Autofocus is slow, struggles in areas with low light

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 Full Specs

Launched January, 2017
Supported Networks 2G, 3G, 4G
Dimensions 146.1mm x 71.4mm x 7.9 mm
Weight 157 g
Screen Size 5.2 inches
Screen Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~424 ppi density)
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Hardware & Operating System
OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset Exynos 7870 Octa
Processor Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T830MP3
Storage 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
MicroSD microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Rear 16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm, autofocus, LED flash
Front 16 MP, f/1.9, 1080p
Alert & Sound
Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Radio FM radio
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Available colors Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud
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