Galaxy A5

16 MP Front and Rear cameras Water and dust resistance (IP68)1 Sleek and striking design
Color black

CPU Speed

5.2" (132.2mm)

Size (Main Display)

CMOS 16.0 MP

Main Camera - Resolution


Weight (g)

Smart and

The Galaxy A5 seamlessly fuses 3D glass and a metal frame with a modern finish.

Front and side view of the Galaxy A5 (2017) to highlight its uniform design with zero protrusion.

all around

Zero camera protrusion on the front and back completes its sleek, attractive design.

Product shown is the Galaxy A5 (2017).

Capture richer stories

The new Floating Camera Button helps you comfortably take selfies with one hand and the rear flash ensures brightness, even when captured in dark settings.

Close up of the Galaxy A5 (2017) rear camera.

your creativity

Enjoy greater creative control with instant camera filters to enhance your favourite photos.
Optimize portraits or spice up colour tones to make your visual storytelling more brilliant.

*On-screen image taken with Galaxy A5.

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Food image as shown taken with the Galaxy A5 (2017) without the Food Mode function.
Food image as shown taken with the Galaxy A5 (2017) using the Food Mode filter.

No retakes

Take the perfect selfie with the Galaxy A5. The 16 MP front and rear cameras with Light+ Camera ensure your shots are clear and bright, even in low-light environments.

*On-screen image taken with Galaxy A5.

Selfie image of three women taken in low-light to show the advanced camera functionality of the Galaxy A5 (2017).

Take it anywhere

The Galaxy A5 is the first in the A series of Samsung devices to achieve an IP681 rating. It’s dust-tight and water-resistant, so you can use it even in wet conditions.

Image shows the highly water-resistant capabilities of the Galaxy A5 (2017) thanks to its IP68 rating.

Powered for
active users

Power up with our long-lasting battery and fast charging capabilities – helping you to stay in charge longer.2

Improved performance with upgraded 3000mAh battery.

Pack more in

With up to 256 GB of expandable storage* you can store even more of your precious memories and music.

*Memory card sold separately

SD Card slot for the Galaxy A5 (2017).

View in an instant

Get the essentials without even waking up your phone so you preserve time and power.
With Always On Display your clock and calendar are in sight for whenever you need them.

  • View the date and time in an instant on the Galaxy A5 (2017) with Always on Display.
  • View the time in an instant on the Galaxy A5 (2017) with Always on Display.
  • View the date and time instantly across different time zones on the Galaxy A5 (2017) with Always on Display.

Safe and

Secure Folder keeps selected apps and sensitive data locked down and separate from the regular content on your device.

Screen image of the Galaxy A5 (2017) Secure Folder feature when activated.

All within

Peace of mind you can count on. Back up and sync your data across all your Galaxy devices so everything is right as you left it. Even better, every Samsung Cloud account comes with 15 GB of storage.

Galaxy A device held in hand and top partial view of the left bottom corner of a notebook.

Works both ways

Never fumble with your charger again thanks to the USB Type-C port, compatible with reversible cables. You can enjoy hassle-free charging without worrying which side is up.

Galaxy A device and micro USB cable.
  • 1.9GHz CPU Speed
  • 5.2" (132.2mm) Size (Main Display)
  • CMOS 16.0 MP Main Camera - Resolution
  • 159 Weight (g)
  • 3000 Standard Battery Capacity (mAh)
  • Up to 53 Audio Playback Time (Hours)

Galaxy A5 (2017) - Neon Flip Cover

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Galaxy A5 (2017) - S View Standing Cover (Flip Cover)

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User manual & Downloads

All specifications and descriptions provided herein may be different from the actual specifications and descriptions for the product. Samsung reserves the right to make changes to this document and the product described herein, at anytime, without obligation on Samsung to provide notification of such change.

1 This device has been tested and received and IP (Ingress Protection) rating of IP68, which tests for dust intrusion and for water submersion up to 1.5 metres for up to 30 minutes. Not shockproof.
2 The actual capacity (Wh) is measured based on the battery's output current and voltage. It may differ from the capacity (Wh) indicated on the device, depending on the output power condition, the connected device’s circuit configuration, and the operation environment.
User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the device features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.
Size and weight may vary by the device's configuration and manufacturing process.
Images are for illustration purposes only and the accessories are sold separately. Features and Specifications are accurate as of commercial launch but may be subject to change without prior notification.
The bandwidths supported by the device may vary depending on the region or service provider.