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   6 / 10 See Better Options
Brand Samsung Exynos
Processor Speed 1.6GHz
Processor Exynos 7580
Processor Type Octa-Core
Camera   8 / 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 (Optical Image Stabilisation), 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   7 / 10 See Better Options
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   7 / 10 See Better Options
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. 15,999 at Flipkart in India on 26th April 2018.
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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: 24)
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By Ayushi Murli on February 19, 2017
This phone has strong protection and 16GB Storage. This memory is enough to store important photos and messages. The camera is also extremely clear and the body is very tough.
The Good
  • Good camera
  • Strong body
The Bad
  • Hangs sometimes
  • Memory could be more
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By Nisha Malkan on February 23, 2017
I bought this phone 8 months back and fell quite satisfied with its performance. it has a great look and a efficient fingerprint sensor. It has proven to be a value for money device
The Good
  • Efficient fingerprint sensor
  • Good rear camera
The Bad
  • Hangs when used with some apps.
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By Shraddha Rathi on February 25, 2017 | Verified Owner
Been using it since 2 months. No problems so far. Samsung loyal. Metal body was attractive so had to go with it.
The Good
  • Great camera
  • Looks good
  • User friendly
  • Good battery with fast charging
The Bad
  • Slippery build
  • Feels a bit heavy
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By Rishabh Thakur on March 2, 2017 | Verified Owner
Bought this about 5 months ago. Quite satisfied with the performance.
The Good
  • Display is really good.
  • Camera is also nice.
  • Can charge it quickly.
  • Fingerprint sensor is accurate.
  • Looks beautiful.
The Bad
  • The battery back up ia not that good.
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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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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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