Quick Review of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

The Good
  • Premium design with Metal and Glass body construction
  • Decent battery backup with the 2900mAh unit
  • Fast and accurate fingerprint sensor
  • Brilliant AMOLED display with 424PPI and Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • Good camera performance and has OIS
The Bad
  • Not the latest Android version, runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box
  • Does not support 4K video recording

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Full Features & Specifications

Launched in: December 2015
Note: Scores are assigned in comparison to similarly priced products
Model Name: A510FD
Display   10 /10
Screen Size 5.2 inch
Screen Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Screen Type Super AMOLED
Pixel Density 424 PPI
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Bezel Less No
Chipset   7 /10 See Better Options
Brand Samsung Exynos
Processor Speed 1.6GHz
Processor Exynos 7580 7 /10
Processor Type Octa-Core
RAM 2GB 7 /10
Camera   7 /10 See Better Options
Rear Camera Resolution 13MP
Dual Rear Camera No
Front Camera Resolution 5MP
Dual Selfie Camera No
Camera Details Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Recording Resolution Full HD Video Recording (1080p)
Camera Features Autofocus, OIS, LED Flash
General Specifications
Operating System Android
OS Version Android 5.1 Lollipop
OS Upgradable To Android 7.0
Device Type Touchscreen
USB Connector Type Micro USB
Features Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer
Dimensions (mm) 144.8 x 71 x 7.3
Weight 155 grams
Connectivity 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio)
Headphone Jack Type 3.5mm
Color Midnight Black, Gold, White
Build Material Glass, Metal
Device Warranty 1 Year
Warranty Details 1 Year for Mobile & 6 Months Accessories Warranty
Body SAR 0.47W/kg
Head SAR 0.29W/kg
In The Box Device, Charger & Cable Separate, Earphone, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual
Storage   10 /10
Internal Storage 16GB
Approx. User Available Storage 10.83GB
Card Slot Yes
Maximum Card Slot Capacity 128GB
OTG Support Yes
SIM Card Slots Dual
Network Type GSM
SIM Card Type Nano SIM
SIM 1 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
SIM 2 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM) No
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 UMTS 2100
4G Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300)
Battery   10 /10
Battery Capacity 2900mAh
Battery Type Lithium-ion (Li-ion)
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes, Adaptive Quick Charging

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Price in India

  • The best price of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is Rs. 14,490 at Samsung in India on 21st November 2017.
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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Features

Last year Samsung introduced A series with it’s three devices Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 together and later the A8 was launched which seemed like a toned but bigger Samsung Galaxy S6. Samsung this year is back with it’s refreshed and successor model, Galaxy A5 (2016).

Here are the specifications of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016):

  • The device has a 5.2 inch Full HD (1920x1080) resolution display giving it a pixel density of 424PPI when compared to it's elder sibling Galaxy A7 (2016). It is a Super AMOLED Display that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

  • In terms of performance, the phone this time sports a Samsung Exynos 7580 chipset which is an Octa Core processor clocked at 1.6GHz and has 2GB RAM.

  • On the back sits a 13MP camera that can record videos up to 1080p and has modes like Panorama, HDR, etc. Also, beside the camera is a Single LED Flash.

  • On the front is a 5MP camera sensor for selfies and video calling.

  • The Galaxy A5 (2016) gets a fingerprint scanner on the home button just below the display, a welcome upgrade from last year’s Galaxy A5.

  • In terms of storage Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) has 16GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a MicroSD card.

  • It is a Dual SIM device and is 4G enabled with VoLTE support.

  • The phone runs on Android Lollipop (5.1) out of the box and we expect it to receive Marshmallow update soon.

  • The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is powered by a 2900mAh non-removable battery.

  • The device is available in three colors viz. Black, Gold and White.

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Ratings

User Reviews for Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) (Total: 10)
By vanshika poddar on October 14, 2017 | Verified Owner
I bought this mobile in September last year. It is a really good phone. It also comes with the new android software nougat. It has 16GB internal memory and external memory has no limit!
The Good
  • Has the new android update nougat
  • Amazing look
  • Edge to edge screen
  • Fast operator
  • Long battery life
The Bad
  • Camera is not so good
  • It has a glass back so easily breakable
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By Devansh Sampat on April 20, 2017 | Verified Owner
Using since 1 month No problems with it
The Good
  • Accurate fingerprint sensor
  • Best camera
  • Perfect voice search
  • THE BEST microphone ever
  • User friendly features
The Bad
  • Battery backup not so good
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By Janice Joshi on March 26, 2017
This phone has a strong storage. Good enough to use for an android phone user.
The Good
  • Camera quality is good . Backup is good . Presentable android phone
The Bad
  • It hangs a lot of time and even the battery backup is not that good enough.
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By Gauri Kukreja on March 25, 2017 | Verified Owner
This product is an apt mobile phone for the price range if 22000 Curved glass body which makes it classy and stylish. Performance is also upto the expectation of the samsung phones
The Good
  • Camera quality
  • Fingerpriny sensor
  • Wide screen
  • Gorilla glass
The Bad
  • Slow processor
  • Storage is less
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By Kajal Chib on March 9, 2017
Very good looking attractive handy phone with good camera.
The Good
  • Camera is very good
  • Attractive body and handy.
The Bad
  • Less memory
  • hangs sometimes.
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By Darshan Kocharekar on March 6, 2017
Samsung Galaxy A5 is a good invention! Awesome experience.
The Good
  • New features are well designed and user friendly. Well done.
The Bad
  • Lags a bit sometimes.
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