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Korean brand Samsung has officially announced its latest smartphone ahead of CES 2017 – Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017). It is a mid-range Android smartphone with 4G LTE support. Let’s take a look at the device’s specs and details.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) features a 5.2-inches Super AMOLED touchscreen display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution (FHD), which is sufficient for daily usage. The 5.2-inches display fits into the dimensions that measure at 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9mm.

For performance-wise, it is powered by 64-bit Exynos 7880 octa-core processor alongside Mali-T830 GPU and 3GB of RAM memory. The internal storage of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is 32GB and you don’t have to worry about storage because it also supports external storage expansion through microSD card.

This 5.5-inches device has a 16-megapixel camera on the back with LED flash alongside another 16-megapixel front-facing camera for both selfie and video calls. With the supportive LED flash, users are able to capture brighter photos during the night and under low light conditions. Furthermore, the LED flash is can be used as a flash light as well.

Regarding its network support, Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) is compatible with multiple LTE network bands and supports dual SIM, hence users are able to insert two SIM cards together. Other key features/specs are USB OTG (TBC), NFC, 3.5mm audio jack, multiple sensors, Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, as well as a reversible USB Type-C port instead of a micro USB.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow version is the operating system of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017). As for the battery, it does come with 3,000mAh of battery juice (non-removable).

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) has a fingerprint sensor, which embedded onto the home button. Apart from the fingerprint sensor, the Galaxy A5 (2017) is also a water resistant smartphone. This Marshmallow flavoured smartphone is available in Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist and Peach Cloud colors.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) costs EUR 429 in Europe.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) specs review

– 5.2-inches Super AMOLED display with FHD resolution
– 64-bit Exynos 7880 octa-core processor
– Mali-T830 GPU
– 32GB ROM
– MicroSD slot
– 16MP (main) / 16MP (secondary) camera
– Dual-SIM
– 4G LTE
– Android 6.0 Marshmallow
– 3,000mAh non-removable battery
– Fingerprint sensor

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