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Samsung Galaxy A5 2018 (2017) review

Android OS v8.0 (Oreo)
Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Mali-T830 MP3
4 GB / 32 GB
5.5 inches (1080 x 2160 px)
16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy A5 2018 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy A5 2018 phone with 5.5 inches display, Exynos 7 Octa 7885 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy A5 2018 comes with Android OS v8.0 (Oreo) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3300 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1080 x 2160 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Samsung Galaxy A5 2018 specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy A5 2018
ModelSM-A530F
Release date2017

Body

Colorsblack, blue, gold
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy A5 2018 comes with Android OS v8.0 (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v8.0 (Oreo)
SoCExynos 7 Octa 7885
CPUOcta-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T830 MP3

Display

The size of Galaxy A5 2018 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches Super AMOLED display of Samsung Galaxy A5 2018 with 1080 x 2160 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution1080 x 2160 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy A5 2018 (4 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Galaxy A5 2018 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera16 MP
Main camera16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy A5 2018 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Galaxy A5 2018 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Galaxy A5 2018 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3300 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Galaxy A5 2018 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3300 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Galaxy A5 2018 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Samsung Galaxy A5 2018 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. The Galaxy A5 2018 is a safe and durable IP68 dustproof and waterproof smartphone built for outdoor usage. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, fingerprint, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsCertified IP68 dustproof and waterproof, Corning Gorilla Glass, Dual SIM, Fast charging
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy A5 2018, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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Samsung Galaxy A5 2018 / SM-A530F

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