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Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS) All specs

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

The Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS) is a good Android phone with 1.9Ghz Octa-Core processor that allows run games and heavy applications.

An advantage of the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS) is the possibility of using two mobile carriers, a Dual-SIM device with two SIM card slots.

Great connectivity of this device includes Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO and NFC to make mobile payments or connection to other devices.

Including the battery, the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (SM-A520F/DS) phone has 157 grams and it's a very thin device, only 7.9mm.

5.6/10
Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Model
Other model namesGalaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F/Dual-Sim
Country or region available(Latin America)(Global, International)Saudi ArabiaBrazilUnited Arab EmiratesPhilippinesMalaysiaRussiaSingaporeThailandUkraine
(Latin America), (Global, International), Saudi Arabia, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Philippines, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, Ukraine
BrandSamsung
Release dateJanuary, 2017
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71.4 x 146.1 millimeters (2.81 x 5.75 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)
CPU processor1.9Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP3
RAM memory3GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupported
Video callingSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
RadioFM
TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supported
NFCSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Active noise cancellationSupported
Vibrating alertSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.522W/kg (head) | 1.39W/kg (body)
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