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

Simply
elegant

Elegance in its purest form. Crafted with minimalism in mind, its highly resistant rear 3D Glass and optimal 5.2" display fuse together flawlessly. Discover a seamless design for maximum enjoyment.

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

Uniform
all around

Design that is a delight to hold. Sitting flush with the 3D curved back, the absence of any camera protrusion allows for a smooth and symmetrical design from all angles.

Product shown is the Galaxy A5.
Product shown is the Galaxy A5.

Coloured by nature

Set trends rather than follow them. All available colours are inspired by natural elements
to allow you to tailor your device to suit your lifestyle.

  • Various color options for the Galaxy A5.Black Sky
  • Various color options for the Galaxy A5.Gold Sand
  • Various color options for the Galaxy A5.Peach Cloud
  • Various color options for the Galaxy A5.Blue Mist

Capture richer stories

Grant your photos the added depth and detail they deserve thanks to the Galaxy A5's improved 16MP camera.
And with its speedy and accurate Auto Focus, you’ll be able to capture unforgettable moments before they get away.

Close up of the Galaxy A5 rear camera.

Expand
your creativity

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

*On-screen image taken with Galaxy A5.

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

Capture life in
optimal light

With its 16MP front camera and bright display that doubles as a flash you capture sharper results even in low-light conditions. It also features a floating shutter optimised for better grip so images stay blur-free.

*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.

Safeguarded for the unexpected

Reliable protection so you can keep up with life wherever it takes you. Equipped with IP68 to withstand the elements, it shields out everything from dust to liquids. Enjoy protection from the elements in most situations.

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

*Can be immersed in 1.5 metres of water for up to 30mins.

Powered for
serious users

Power up in no time. With a longer lasting battery and fast charging capabilities,
you'll be able to stay in charge for longer.

Improved performance with upgraded 3000mAh battery.

Pack more in

Seamless balance, signature performance. With up to 256GB of expandable storage you can store even more of your precious memories and music.

SD Card slot for the Galaxy A5.

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 always in sight for whenever you need them.

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

Safe and
sound

Secure Folder keeps selected apps and sensitive data locked down and separate from the regular content on your device. It also saves you from having to log in every time with one time authentication.

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

All within
reach

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

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

Works both ways

Thanks to its reversible plug, a USB Type-C cable goes to work whichever way you plug it in to your device. This means you can enjoy hassle-free charging without worrying which side is up.

Galaxy A device and micro USB cable.

More to choose from

Dress up and modify your device for whatever suits your needs. From sturdy and stylish cases to durable screen protectors Galaxy A5 comes with a wide array of efficient accessories to choose from.

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

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  • Neon Flip Cover for the Galaxy A5 Variety of smartphone accessories for the Galaxy A5.
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32GB, 5.2" Display
Black Sky
Gold Sand

Blue Mist
Peach Cloud

tech specs

Dimension of SM-A520FZKABTU

Processor

  • CPU Speed

    1.9GHz

  • CPU Type

    Octa-Core

Display

  • Size (Main Display)

    5.2" (132.2mm)

  • Resolution (Main Display)

    1920 x 1080 (FHD)

  • Technology (Main Display)

    Super AMOLED

  • Color Depth (Main Display)

    16M

  • S Pen Support

    No

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Camera

  • Video Recording Resolution

    FHD (1920 x 1080)@30fps

  • Main Camera - Resolution

    CMOS 16.0 MP

  • Main Camera - f Number

    f/1.9

  • Front Camera - Resolution

    CMOS 16.0 MP

  • Front Camera - f Number

    f/1.9

  • Main Camera - Flash

    Yes

  • Main Camera - Auto Focus

    Yes

Memory

  • RAM_Size (GB)

    3GB

  • ROM Size (GB)

    32 GB

  • Available Memory (GB)

    23.1 GB

  • External Memory Support

    MicroSD (Up to 256GB)

Network/Bearer

  • Number of SIM

    Single-SIM

  • SIM size

    Nano-SIM (4FF)

  • SIM Slot Type

    SIM 1 + MicroSD

  • Infra

    2G GSM, 3G WCDMA, 4G LTE FDD, 4G LTE TDD

  • 2G GSM

    GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900

  • 3G UMTS

    B1(2100), B2(1900), B4(AWS), B5(850), B8(900)

  • 4G FDD LTE

    B1(2100), B2(1900), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B17(700), B20(800), B28(700)

  • 4G TDD LTE

    B38(2600), B40(2300), B41(2500)

Connectivity

  • ANT+

    Yes

  • USB Interface

    USB Type-C

  • USB Version

    USB 2.0

  • Location Technology

    GPS, Glonass, Beidou

  • Earjack

    3.5mm Stereo

  • MHL

    No

  • Wi-Fi

    802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4+5GHz

  • Wi-Fi Direct

    Yes

  • Bluetooth Version

    Bluetooth v4.2

  • NFC

    Yes

  • Bluetooth Profiles

    A2DP, AVRCP, DI, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP

  • PC Sync.

    Smart Switch (PC version)

OS

  • OS

    Android

General Information

  • Color

    Peach Cloud

  • Form Factor

    Touchscreen Bar

Sensors

  • Sensors

    Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor

Physical specification

  • Dimension (HxWxD, mm)

    146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9

  • Weight (g)

    159

Battery

  • Internet Usage Time(3G) (Hours)

    Up to 13

  • Internet Usage Time(LTE) (Hours)

    Up to 16

  • Internet Usage Time(Wi-Fi) (Hours)

    Up to 18

  • Video Playback Time (Hours)

    Up to 19

  • Standard Battery Capacity (mAh)

    3000

  • Removable

    No

  • Audio Playback Time (Hours)

    Up to 53

  • Audio Playback Time (Hours, Always On Display Off)

    Up to 78

  • Talk Time (3G WCDMA) (Hours)

    Up to 16

Audio and Video

  • Video Playing Format

    MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

  • Video Playing Resolution

    UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) @30fps

  • Audio Playing Format

    MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA

Services and Applications

  • Gear Support

    Gear Circle (Manager Support), Gear Fit, Gear Fit2, Gear1, Gear2, Gear2 Neo, Gear S, Gear S2, Gear S3, Gear IconX

  • S-Voice

    Yes

  • Mobile TV

    No

Memory size - 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.

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