Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
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  • 5.2" 1080x1920 pixels
  • 16MP 1080p
  • 3GB RAM Exynos 7880
  • 3000mAh Li-Ion
Released 2017, January 157g, 7.9mm thickness Android 6.0.1, up to Android 8.0 32GB/64GB storage, microSDXC
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A520F

A520F/DS

Versions: A520F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); A520F/DS (Global Dual-SIM); A520K/L/S (South Korea). Also known as Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Duos with dual-SIM card slots

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2017, January. Released 2017, January
Status Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm (5.75 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)
Weight 157 g (5.54 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), glass back, aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 min)
Display
Type Super AMOLED
Size 5.2 inches, 74.5 cm2 (~71.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~424 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
 Always-on display
Platform
OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Exynos 7880 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T830MP3
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 3GB RAM
 eMMC 5.1
Main Camera
Single 16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm (wide), AF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 16 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06", 1.0┬Ám
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Positioning GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB USB Type-C 2.0
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
 ANT+
Samsung Pay
Battery
Type Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable
Charging 18W wired
Talk time Up to 16 h (3G)
Music play Up to 53 h
Misc
Colors Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud
Models SM-A520F, SM-A520F, SM-A520K, SM-A520L, SM-A520S, SM-A520W, SM-A520FD
SAR 0.88 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.52 W/kg (head)     1.39 W/kg (body)    
Price About 190 EUR
Tests
Performance GFXBench: 5.2fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 3.804 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 78dB
Audio quality Noise -93.1dB / Crosstalk -90.2dB
Battery life Endurance rating 95h

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User opinions and reviews

  • Joe Good
  • 02 Mar 2023
  • GJv

I have two, been using one since new. Sturdy enough, expandable micro SD card, and great processing power for the price.

  • Kk
  • 25 Feb 2023
  • YQL

Brought in 2017 ... still using in day to day life. Great phone.. Good battery life.. Water resistant phone.. Good work Samsung

  • Kingkong
  • 22 Feb 2023
  • 8md

What a great phone! I ve been using it for five years now, had to replace display once, but it was worth it. Exellent battery, nice camera, still very fast. Nice work, Samsung guys.

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