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  • Screen Size: 5.2 inch
  • Internal Memory: 16 GB
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Primary Camera: 13 MP
  • Battery Capacity: 2900 mAh
  • OS Version: Android 5.1.1
  • Processor Speed: 1.6 Ghz
  • Processor Type: Octa Core
  • Secondary Camera: 5 MP

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Price Starts from Rs. 14800

The best price for Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Price is Rs. 14800 at FlipKart. The price list was fetched from top online stores in India and was last refreshed on 19 Jan 2018

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)Price in India
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) at FlipKart Rs. 14800
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) at Amazon.in Rs. 15390
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) at Shopclues Rs. 23500

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  • Buy Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) for Rs. 14800 on FlipKart
  • Lowest price of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) was obtained on 19 Jan 2018
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  • The above listed sellers provide delivery in several cities including New Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Lucknow & more.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Specifications

After the Galaxy S lineup, the Galaxy A-Series of smartphones is what helping Samsung retain its spot as one of the top mobile phone brands. The A series of phones are for people looking for solid Android smartphones at reasonable prices. While the reasonable price tag comes with a few features missing when compared with the premium Note and S series of Galaxy phones, overall, they are excellent devices that can compete with some of the best in the market.

Launched in December 2015, the 2016 version of A5 perfectly demonstrates the care and attention that the Korean brand is now showering on its mid-range devices. The aluminium back of the previous version is now replaced with Gorilla Glass, and in place of the 5-inches HD display, there is now a 5.2-inches Super AMOLED screen. Better battery, new fingerprint scanner, and improved processor are some of the reasons that make Galaxy A5 2016 a great mid-range smartphone.

Premium Design at a Pocket-Friendly Price

• Design and Build

The A series of smartphones majorly resemble the design of Galaxy S6. But the 2016 A5 closely follows the flagship in terms of size too. The phone has a glass and metal unibody which looks and feels premium. The phone is slightly thicker as compared to S6, but the thickness does an excellent job of reducing the camera bump. The buttons, ports, and speaker are in their usual position as in the other current phones from Samsung. While the display is 5.2-inches, the thin bezels make A5 a treat to use with a single hand.

• Display
The 5.2-inches Super AMOLED display of the phone offers a resolution of 1080p and pixel density of ~424 PPI. While the phone doesn’t feature the QHD display of the more expensive Samsung flagship, the Super AMOLED display is pretty impressive too. The colours are well saturated, and the blacks are deep and vibrant. The brightness under sunlight is good, and even the viewing angles are great. The display is also protected by Corning Gorilla Glass for enhanced safety.

• Optics

Galaxy A5 2016 has a 13MP rear camera with f/1.9 aperture and OIS. While the camera overexposes the images a little, the quality is pretty decent in almost any lighting condition. The colours are vibrant, and the amount of detail is great too. On the front, the phone has a 5MP shooter which effortlessly captures soft looking images. While the cameras are not the highlight of this device, they are sure to help you click good pictures.
 
Internal Specs


• Hardware
Galaxy A5 2016 is powered by Exynos 7580 octa-core processor and has a 2GB RAM. While the internal specs are not striking at first, the overall performance of the phone is in line with that of other top mid-range phones. The phone also features a Mali T720MP2 GPU for better visuals. The phone has a built-in storage of 16GB which can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.

• Software
The phone runs on Android Lollipop out of the box and not only Android Marshmallow, but Nougat update too is available for the device. Just like other Galaxy devices, it also has a TouchWiz UI on top. While the interface looks similar to the previous Galaxy phones, the company has successfully eliminated a lot of unnecessary features. Powerful theme engine, Briefing screen, and multi-window are some welcome additions.

• Battery Life and Other Specs

Galaxy A5 2016 is powered by a non-removable 2,900mAh Li-Ion battery which offers talk time of up to 16 hours on 3G network and audio playback of up to 75 hours. While the bigger battery as compared to 2015 version of A5 has slightly increased the thickness and weight of the device, more juice without any significant changes to the dimensions of the phone is always welcome. Moreover, the battery also supports Adaptive Quick Charge which allows you to charge the phone up to 50% in just 30 minutes.

Some other specifications include Bluetooth, Fm radio, NFC, dual-band Wi-Fi, and support for USB OTG. The phone also supports 4G on both the SIM slots. There are also a few Samsung apps like My Galaxy, S Voice, and S Health and the popular Ultra Data Saving feature of the J-series is also available in A5 2016. There is also a fingerprint sensor integrated into the Home button which is quick and accurate almost every time.

Pros and Cons


Pros

• Premium design- The metal and glass unibody of the phone looks and feels great.
• Excellent display- The Super AMOLED Full HD display is a treat to the eyes. Be it day or night; you are sure to enjoy a great visual performance.
• Improved battery life- With a 2,900mAh battery, the phone can easily last an entire day for most users.
• Dedicated slot for SD card- The phone has a dedicated slot for memory card and not a hybrid slot.
• Improved UI- Samsung has made some considerable improvements to the interface, and it is now cleaner and clutter-free.

Cons

• Mediocre front camera- The front camera struggles a bit if the lighting conditions are challenging.
• Position and performance of speaker- The position of the speaker at the right side bottom is awkward, and even the audio output is not that great.
• Only 16GB internal storage- The phone is only available in a single version with 16GB internal storage.
• No notification LED- As with many other Galaxy smartphones, A5 2016 also misses the notification LED.
• Runs on Android 5.1.1- While Android Marshmallow was already released much before the launch of Galaxy A5 2016, the phone still runs on Android Marshmallow out of the box.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Specification Analysis

Specification Score

  • Price Range: Rs. 12500 to Rs. 17500
  • Score: Above Average

This phone's score

74

Average score in this price range

61

Best score in this price range

84

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Group Rank : #38 out of122 Mobiles In This Price Range
Overall Rank : #225 out of 1161 Mobiles Overall

Analysis (Price Range: Rs. 12500 to Rs. 17500)

 
GROUP BEST
GROUP AVERAGE
THIS PHONE
REMARK
Display
Screen Resolution
1920 X 1080 pixels
1920 X 1080 pixels
Very Good
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HTC One M9 Plus 2560 X 1440 pixels
HTC One M9 Plus 16 GB 2560 X 1440 pixels
LG Q6 2160 X 1080 pixels
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Memory
Internal Memory
32 GB
16 GB
Average
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Lenovo Phab 2 Plus 256 GB
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RAM
4 GB
2 GB
Good
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Xiaomi Mi A1 4 GB
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Camera
Primary Camera
13 MP
13 MP
Average
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Sony Xperia XA1 23 MP
Moto X Play 16 GB 21 MP
HTC One M9 Plus 20.7 MP
HTC One M9 Plus 16 GB 20 MP
Moto Z Play 16 MP
Secondary Camera
5 MP
5 MP
Good
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Vivo V7+ 24 MP
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Vivo V5s 20 MP
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Processor
Processor Speed
1.2 Ghz
1.6 Ghz
Average
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Xiaomi Mi 4 64 GB 2.5 Ghz
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Battery
Battery Capacity
3000 mAh
2900 mAh
Average
Products With Best Battery Capacity In This Price Range
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 64 GB 5300 mAh
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 32 GB 5300 mAh
Lenovo P2 32 GB with 4 GB RAM 5100 mAh
Gionee Marathon M5+ 5020 mAh
Gionee M7 Power 5000 mAh
Body
Thickness
7.6 mm
7.3 mm
Very Good
Products With Best Thickness In This Price Range
Samsung Galaxy A7 6.3 mm
Samsung Galaxy A5 6.7 mm
Samsung Galaxy A3 6.9 mm
Lenovo S90 Sisley 32 GB 6.9 mm
Moto Z Play 7 mm
Weight
165 g
155 g
Good
Products With Best Weight In This Price Range
Sony Xperia Miro 110 g
Samsung Galaxy A3 110.3 g
Apple iPhone 5s 16GB 112 g
Apple iPhone SE 16 GB 113 g
Samsung Galaxy A5 123 g

Product Score: 74 / 100

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Features of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

  • General
  • Network

    4G
  • Dual SIM

    Yes
  • Nano SIM

    Yes
  • Touch-screen

    Yes
  • Display
  • Screen Size

    5.2 inch
  • Screen Resolution

    1920 X 1080 pixels
  • Display Type

    Super AMOLED
  • Memory
  • Internal Memory

    16 GB
  • External Memory

    128 GB
  • RAM

    2 GB
  • Camera
  • Primary Camera

    13 MP
  • Secondary Camera

    5 MP
  • Primary Video Quality

    1080 p
  • Flash

    Yes
  • Connectivity
  • WIFI

    Yes
  • Radio

    Yes
  • GPRS

    Yes
  • EDGE

    Yes
  • NFC

    Yes
  • USB

    Yes
  • Bluetooth Version

    4.0 With A2DP
  • OS
  • OS

    Android
  • OS Version

    Android 5.1.1
  • Processor
  • Processor Type

    Octa Core
  • Processor Speed

    1.6 Ghz
  • Battery
  • Battery Type

    Li-ion
  • Battery Capacity

    2900 mAh
  • Sound
  • 3.5mm Jack

    Yes
  • Loudspeaker

    Yes
  • Body
  • Height

    144.8 mm
  • Width

    71 mm
  • Thickness

    7.3 mm
  • Weight

    155 g
  • Type

    Bar

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