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Galaxy A5 (2017)

Water & Dust Resistant (IP68) Low light selfies Fast Charging
colour gold
1.9GHz

CPU Speed

5.2" (132.2mm)

Size (Main Display)

CMOS 16.0 MP

Main Camera - Resolution

159

Weight (g)

Turn heads with the Galaxy A

The A Series features our signature design with an eye catching glass and metal finish, for our most beautiful A Series design so far. With 3 different models* to choose from, A7 5.7", A5 5.2" and A3 4.7" we have got you covered.


*A Series 2017 models will differ in specifications by model.

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

Uniform design

The sleek metal sides seamlessly fuse the front glass display with the curved glass back, so you can comfortably hold the phone in one hand, while enjoying your coffee in the other.

Product shown is the Galaxy A5 (2017).

Set Trends

The Galaxy A colour tones blend harmoniously with the overall design for a truly eye catching accessory.

  • Various colour options for the Galaxy A5 (2017).Black Sky
  • Various colour options for the Galaxy A5 (2017).Gold Sand

Capture your favourite moments

Boasting high resolution 16MP front and rear cameras, you can capture vibrant selfies and memories with your friends.

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

Expand your creativity

Spice up your photos with preset camera filters for ultimate creative control.
The food mode setting will make sure all your friends have food envy.

*On-screen image taken with Galaxy A5 (2017).

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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.

Don’t miss a photo

Whether you're enjoying an evening stroll or dancing the night away, the Galaxy A will adjust settings to help capture the moment even in the dark. The 16MP front camera and bright display that doubles as a flash will make sure you capture sharper results, even in low-light conditions.

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

A little water never hurt

In addition to its good looks, the Galaxy A is certified IP68 for water and dust resistance up to 1.5m for 30 minutes – without those pesky caps and covers*.
So you have peace of mind when you're relaxing by the pool or taking selfies at the beach.

* Samsung Galaxy A provides ingress protection against water and dust and to a maximum of 1.5 metres for up to 30 minutes, allowing it to be certified to an IP68 rating.

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

Power ahead and stay connected

The powerful battery will help keep you going throughout the day. And if you happen to run out of power, the Galaxy A features fast charge capability, which means you'll be back enjoying the day in no time.

Improved performance with upgraded 3000mAh battery.

Don’t run out of space

Store your photos, music and more with the 32 GB internal storage* on the Galaxy A. But if that's not enough, the Galaxy A can support microSD cards, sold separately, up to 256 GB.

* User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the phones features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the mobile phone operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.

SD Card slot for the Galaxy A5 (2017).

Information at a glance

Always on Display will help make sure you're always on time. You'll have at-a-glance access to the time, calendar, notifications and more, all without unlocking your phone.

  • 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.

Make it yours

Your personal style shouldn’t stop with your phone. Dress up your device with stylish cases and durable screen protectors.

*Availability of certain products may vary by country. Actual home screen may vary. Accessories sold separately.

  • Neon Flip Cover for the Galaxy A5 (2017) Variety of smartphone accessories for the Galaxy A5.
  • S View Standing Cover for the Galaxy A5 (2017) Variety of smartphone accessories for the Galaxy A5.
  • 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)

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How It Stacks Up

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Store your photos, music and more with the 32 GB internal storage* on the Galaxy A. But if that's not enough, the Galaxy A can support microSD cards, sold separately, up to 256 GB.
* User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the phones features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the mobile phone operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.

The bandwidths supported by the device may vary depending on the region or service provider.