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{Reviews} Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 Full Review

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017

The Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 is a smartphone, i.e., a bit cheaper compared to the Galaxy S7. The Galaxy A5 2017 is an enhanced version of its predecessor that was released last year. The Samsung Galaxy A5 pretty much looks like a flagship phone. It is quite similar to the Galaxy S7. As usual, the gorilla glass featured in the Galaxy A5 attracts fingerprints quickly. The Galaxy A5 features a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. Though it is not as good as the Galaxy S7’s screen, its screen quality is sharp, colors are vibrant and are also surprisingly quite bright for both indoor and outdoor use. Galaxy A5 priced at Rs. 28,990 and essentially the same as compared to A7.

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Built Quality

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 variant packed up with Fast Adaptive charger. You will get the SIM injected tool as well. Over the front, you get the same 2.5d plus 3d plus which curved on all sides. It looks nice, and it feels comfortable in hand. Thus, the Smartphone doesn’t have sharp edges. It melts into the metal frame which sealed at the back. You cannot remove your battery. Though Samsung Galaxy A5 has a 16MP front camera which does have a f/1.9 aperture. Below that the 5.2 inches Super AMOLED display with a 1920×1080 pixel resolution. You will get the two touch capacitive buttons along with the main home button and a Fingerprint sensor.

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The USB type-C port along with the main microphone and the 3.5mm headphone jack. You will get the speaker setting above the Power button. Hence, on the top the Secondary Noise Cancellation Microphone along with SIM two tray. Thus, Smartphone will accept the 256GB microSD card.

Battery & Camera

The Samsung Galaxy A5 supports the nano-SIM card and does have the VOLTE as well as LTE. So, you can make calls over your Reliance Jio networks. Over the back, the Smartphone has 16 MP camera again with f/1.9 aperture. The overall design of the Smartphone reminds S2, S3 era when the Smartphones are completely rounded off. Galaxy A5 doesn’t seem like a new concept at all. Though talking about the battery, the smartphone packs up with 3000mAH. It does support the Fast charging using Samsung’s adaptive fast charge.

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Processor & Storage

The Samsung Galaxy A5 owns Exynos 7880 octa-core chipset which clocks at 1.9GHz. Though the Smartphone is pretty responsive, it is still running Android marshmallow. Some of the applications pre-installed including Microsoft applications which can disable but cannot completely uninstall. Also, Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 have new Samsung UX on it. The device should upgrade to Nougat but no official announcements from Samsung. The Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 variant is completely water resistant and dust resistant. Thus, thanks to IP 68 certification. Inside you’ll get 3GB of RAM and 32GB onboard storage. It, suit your basic needs, but then the device also takes in 256GB of microSD card.

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Final Words

The Galaxy A5 priced at about 28990/- which seems extremely pricey for what it is offered on the device. The Smartphone packed up with the Android Marshmallow which is slightly disappointing. You do, get the bunch of shooting modes including a Pro Mode. You will get the beauty filters, whole host filters and much more. Though it is not a full pro mode, you will get the certain things to change. The camera only records video at 1080p which again is a slight disappointment. Besides that, the Smartphone seems super responsive and snappy. Although the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 is remodeled you get the Google Application. Also, Samsung’s own browser available but it’s not as fast as Google Chrome.


  1. PRATEEK CHOUDHARY April 6, 2017

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