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Samsung Galaxy A5 Specifications Overview

January 23, 2015
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The Samsung Galaxy A5 is one of the latest Samsung mid-range device in the Kenyan market.

The Galaxy A5 is unlike the typical Samsung mid-range device as it features a premium build quality that was often a preserve of Samsung flagship devices.

The Samsung Galaxy A5 sits right at the center of the Galaxy A series with the Galaxy A3 at the low end and the Galaxy A7 at the high end.

Here is what the Samsung Galaxy A5 has to offer.

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Technical Specifications

Display

Display Size: 5.0 inches

Display Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen

Screen Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 294 ppi

Screen Protection: None

The Samsung Galaxy A5 has a 5-inch display, which is the same display size you will find on the Microsoft Lumia 535.

The Samsung Galaxy A5 display is in comparison 0.5 inches larger and 0.5 inches smaller than that of the A7 and A3 respectively.

Design

Frame Dimensions: 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm

Weight: 123 g

Excellent Design was clearly a priority for Samsung during the construction of the Galaxy A5.

Samsung is now all about the premium construction of its mid-range and high-end devices and the Galaxy A5 is among the first of what we should expect from largest smartphone vendor on Earth.

The Galaxy A5 does look great and gives out a flawless premium look and feel that was for long absent on Samsung mid-range and high-end devices.

Performance

Operating System: Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)

CPU: Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53

RAM: 2 GB

Internal Memory: 16 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 64 GB

A Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU powers the Samsung Galaxy A5. This is coupled with some 2GB RAM for multi-tasking between running Applications.

The 2GB RAM is one of the stand out features of A5 considering that it is the same amount of RAM that powers the Samsung Galaxy S5.

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Camera

Rear Camera: 13 MP

Secondary Camera: 5 MP

LED Flash: Yes

A 5 MP Selfie camera is now pretty much the standard for Samsung mid-range smartphones.

The Galaxy A5 is designed for social networking and therefore, it was a necessity for the device to boast a decent camera profile.

Battery and Extras

Battery Capacity: Li-Ion 2300 mAh (Non-Removable)

A powerful 2300 mAh powers the Samsung Galaxy A5. This battery capacity is more than enough to last you through a day or two.

The Galaxy A5 is among the first devices to have a non-removable battery. Having a non-removable has its merits and demerits.

Merits include having a compact device and that the phone is more durable since you cannot corrupt the internal hardware.

The obvious demerit is being unable to slide in a spare battery when the current one ages.

Extras

Ultra Power Saving Mode

Verdict

The Samsung Galaxy A5 is a beauty with brains. The Galaxy A5 is a smartphone designed for the young Smartphone consumer who seeks the best possible social media experience.

It is also a fine choice for the buyer who values premium design as an important aspect of a smartphone.

If you are a Social Media Junkie, you should take a second and or possibly a third look at this Galaxy A5.

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Why you should buy the Samsung Galaxy A5

Large Display

Premium Design

Great Camera

Large battery capacity

Cons of the Samsung Galaxy A5

Lacks screen protection

Rivals of the Samsung Galaxy A5

Rivals of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha include the Galaxy Alpha and Galaxy S5 Mini

Price in Kenya

The Samsung Galaxy A5 has a suggested retail price of Ksh. 36,500 in Kenya.

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