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Turn heads with the Galaxy A

Featuring Samsung's signature design with an eye-catching glass and metal finish, the Galaxy A looks as good as you do.

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).
Product shown is the Galaxy A5 (2017).

Set trends

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

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

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.
IP68

Capture your favourite moments

Boasting high resolution 16MP front and rear cameras, you can capture vibrant selfies and memories with your friends.
Images can be clear and detailed – even when zooming in to see who that was in the background.

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.

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

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

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 32GB internal storage on the Galaxy A. But if that's not enough, the Galaxy A can support microSD cards, sold separately, up to 256GB.

*Performance specifications may vary by country.

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.

Keep your wallet slim with Samsung Pay

Add your favourite loyalty cards to scan at the register and collect membership points with Samsung Pay.
Plus paying with your phone is now a reality. Add a compatible bank-issued credit card to make payments by tapping your phone on the top of the payment terminal or on the side of for older machines.
Visit Samsung Pay for more details.

*Payment options may vary by country.

Image displays the Galaxy A5 (2017) completing a transaction with Samsung Pay.

Make it yours

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

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

  • 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.

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Specifications

  • Dimension

    Dimension (HxWxD, mm)

    strong>146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 (159 g)

  • Camera

    Camera

    Front: CMOS 16.0 MP

  • Display

    Display

    5.2" (132.2 mm) Super AMOLED

  • AP

    Processor

    Octa-Core (1.9GHz)

  • Processor

    • CPU Speed

      1.9GHz

    • CPU Type

      Octa-Core

    Display

    • Size (Main Display)

      5.2" (132.2 mm)

    • Resolution (Main Display)

      1920 x 1080 (FHD)

    • Technology (Main Display)

      Super AMOLED

    • Color Depth (Main Display)

      16 M

    • Size (Sub Display)

      N/A (N/A)

    • Resolution (Sub Display)

      N/A

    • Technology (Sub Display)

      N/A

    • Color Depth (Sub Display)

      N/A

    • S Pen Support

      N/A

    Camera

    • Video Recording Resolution

      FHD (1920 x 1080)@30 fps

    • 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

    • External Memory Support

      MicroSD (Up to 256GB)

    Network/Bearer

    • SIM size

      Nano-SIM (4FF)

    • 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)

    • 3G UMTS

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

    • 3G CDMA

      N/A

    • 3G TD-SCDMA

      N/A

    • 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

    • Form Factor

      Touch 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

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