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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Dual SIM

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

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

  • Battery power
    3000mAhvs2667.53mAh
  • CPU speed
    8 x 1.9GHzvs6.4GHz
  • Pixel density
    423ppivs323.96ppi
  • Screen size
    5.2"vs5.08"
  • RAM
    3GBvs2.23GB
  • Megapixels
    16MPvs11.72MP
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920pxvs1172563.35px
  • Front camera megapixels
    16MPvs5.42MP

Top specs and features

Design

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

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Dual SIM

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

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) Dual SIM

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

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (64GB / 4GB RAM)

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) Dual SIM

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

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Dual SIM

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) Dual SIM

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) Dual SIM

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

Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

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

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

Huawei Mate 10 Dual SIM

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.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

6.has a front camera
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Dual SIM

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Audio

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

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) Dual SIM

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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) Dual SIM

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) Dual SIM

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

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

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

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

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) Dual SIM

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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