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, microSD slot
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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 LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2017, January
Status Available. Released 2017, January
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 Front/back glass, aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 Samsung Pay
IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Display
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
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 microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 3GB RAM
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
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
 Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
 ANT+
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 18W
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
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 250 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II 2.0: 1417
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

User opinions and reviews

  • Araceli

Bought an Samsung S9 and sold the a5 in one day it's such a great phone! Bye guys

  • Jaro

Today I received patch 50mb , 1 September

  • Ng Huan

This is a good overall phone. I have been using this SS since July, 2017.. and is still usng it. This phone is medium size to hold. Only one time sent to replace the new vibration part

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