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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) review: specs and price

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Why is Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) better than the average?

  • Battery power
    3000mAhvs2656.32mAh
  • CPU speed
    8 x 1.9GHzvs6.42GHz
  • Pixel density
    423ppivs323.79ppi
  • Screen size
    5.2"vs5.07"
  • RAM
    3GBvs2.22GB
  • Megapixels
    16MPvs11.67MP
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920pxvs1168459.27px
  • Front camera megapixels
    16MPvs5.36MP

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

157g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

7.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

71.4mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

146.1mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

423ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4. newer Gorilla Glass version

4

Best

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6

5.screen size

5.2"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.GPU clock speed

950MHz (Samsung Exynos 7880)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

4.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 7880)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

5.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

For example

ZTE Blade V8 16GB

6.maximum memory bandwidth

16.5GB/s (Samsung Exynos 7880)

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

Best

Sony Xperia XZ2 Dual SIM

29.9GB/s

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Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

For example

Vivo NEX 2

3.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

16MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

For example

Vivo NEX 2

6.widest aperture

f/1.9

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

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Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

3.has a radio
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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Battery

1.battery power

3000mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2. longer battery life

16h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Vernee V2 Pro

96h

3.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

4.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
4.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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