Galaxy A5 2017

Simply
elegant

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

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

Uniform
all around

Design that is a delight to hold. Sitting perfectly level with the rear casing the absence of any camera protrusion allows for uniformaly smooth and symmetrical design from all angles.

Product shown is the Galaxy A5 (2017).

Coloured by nature

Set trends rather than follow them. All four available muted colour tones are named after
natural elements to appeal more to the senses and blend harmoniously with its overall design.

*Availability of colours may vary by country.

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Capture richer stories

Grant your photos the added depth and detail they deserve thanks to its powerful 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 (2017) 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 a set of preset camera filters to enhance your favourite photos.

*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.

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 (2017).

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

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 liquids to dust in most situations.

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

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

Powered for
serious users

Power up quick with no time wasted. With longer battery life for even heavy usage and
less time required for charging you can get on with more important day to day essentials.

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 favourite multimedia while enhanced dual SIM performance provides greater flexibility when travelling.

*Performance specifications may vary by country.

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 always 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
sound

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

Screen image of the Galaxy A5 (2017) 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 orientation 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 (2017) 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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Simplify
your spending

The easier way to pay. With various payment options, including NFC and MST,
Samsung Pay allows you to make purchases swiftly and securely whenever you’re on the go.

*Payment options may vary by country.

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

Specifications

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

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*S Pen Pro and S Pen Fold Edition sold separately. Only use the Samsung S Pen Pro or the S Pen Fold Edition designed exclusively for Galaxy Z Fold3 5G. All other S Pens or stylus pens not designed for Galaxy Z Fold3 5G (including those by other manufacturers) may damage the screen.

*Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Z Filp3 5G is rated as IPX8. IPX8 is based on test conditions for submersion in up to 1.5 meters of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Not advised for beach or pool use. Not dust resistant.

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.

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