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Samsung Galaxy C5 (2016) review

Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952
Adreno 405
4 GB / 32 GB
5.2 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy C5 smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy C5 phone with 5.2 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy C5 comes with Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2600 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.2 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1080 x 1920 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 C5 specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy C5
ModelSM-C5000
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Samsung Galaxy C5 is about 5.04 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (5.74 x 2.83 x 0.26 inches).

Weight5.04 oz
Dimensions5.74 x 2.83 x 0.26 inches
Colorsgold, gray, rose-gold, silver
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy C5 comes with Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 405

Display

The size of Galaxy C5 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.2 inches Super AMOLED display of Samsung Galaxy C5 with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy C5 (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 C5 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 camera8 MP
Main camera16 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy C5 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 C5 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 C5 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
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2600 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Galaxy C5 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 2600 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 C5 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 C5 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. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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Samsung Galaxy C5 / SM-C5000

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