An Always-On Super AMOLED display with Gorilla glass 4 protection, a 16-megapixel front and rear-facing camera with an aperture width of f/1.9, an Octa-core CPU, and dust & water resistance are the features the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 packs for its near-120k price tag.
- Network: 2G / 3G / 4G
- Display: 5.2 inches, Super AMOLED Touchscreen with Gorilla Glass 4 and Always-on display — (1080 x 1920 px)
- Software: Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
- Processor: 1.9GHz Octa-core CPU
- Memory: 3GB RAM / 32GB ROM
- Cameras: Front — 16 MP (f/1.9) / Rear — 16 MP (f/1.9, autofocus, LED flash)
- Battery: 3000 mAh
- Price: Check today’s price
Software, Design, Display
Running on the Marshmallow flavor of the Android operating system out of the box, the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is, as expected, an LTE enabled dual SIM device, albeit hybrid.
Design-wise, the A5 is an edible-looking unibody metal device which is IP68 certified.
What this means is the device can stay under water for close to 30 minutes and no damage would be done. Dust too (1.5 meters).
Its display is a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED Touch display having a full HD resolution (1080 x 1920 pixels) and is protected by a Corning Gorilla glass 4.
Performance, Hardware, Cameras
Under the Galaxy A5’s hood sits Samsung very own Exynos 7880 SoC. This SoC is an Octa-core CPU having a clock speed of 1.9 GHz and for pushing graphics, a Mali-T830MP3 GPU is present.
Memory-wise, the device features 3GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard storage which can be extended by a microSD card (capacities up to 256GB). Just know that the memory card, when inserted, would take up the space of one of the SIM cards.
For snaps and selfies, the A5 features a 16-megapixel front-facing shooter having an aperture f/1.9 wide. The primary camera of the A5 also has the same pixel packing on its lens and the same aperture width.
To secure the device, a fingerprint sensor is present, in front, on the home button of the A5.
Finally, the battery on this device is a non-removable 3000 mAh Li-Ion battery which, thanks to the type C connector, can be juice up really fast.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Price in Nigeria
The Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 can be purchased both online and offline for between N110,000 and N150,000.
How cheap you get it depends on the store you are purchasing from and your location in the country.
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 Full Device Specifications
Here are the full important details of the device.
Network and Software
|Operating System||Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)|
Design and Display
|Dimensions||146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm|
|Build||Metallic, IP68 certified — dust/water proof over 1.5m and 30 minutes|
|Colors||Black Sky, Blue Mist, Gold Sand, Peach Cloud|
|Display Size||5.2 inches|
|Display Type||Super AMOLED Touchscreen with Gorilla Glass 4 and Always-on|
|Display Resolution||1080 x 1920 px|
Performance and Hardware
|Processor Name||Exynos 7880 Octa|
|Processor Type||1.9GHz Octa-core CPU|
|SD Card Support||Yes (up to 256GB) — Hybrid|
|Front Camera||16 MP (f/1.9)|
|Rear Camera||16 MP (f/1.9, autofocus, LED flash)|
|Battery Capacity||3000 mAh|
Connectivity and Multimedia
|WiFi||Yes (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)|
|Fingerprint Scanner||Yes (front-mounted)|
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