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Galaxy A5 (2017) Photos, Specs, and Reviews

Created date: 09/30/2018, 22:10:59, Updated date: 04/16/2020, 15:19:57

What are the strengths of the Galaxy A5 (2017)? We explain its advantages and disadvantages when compared to other smartphone. Even if you are not used to choosing between different smartphone, you'll learn to make the decision of whether or not the Galaxy A5 (2017) is right for you.

Galaxy A5 (2017)'s features, performance, reviews

Galaxy A5 (2017)'s camera specs

Galaxy A5 (2017) has a 16 MP main camera, which can take very high-resolution photos and videos. While you might feel a little dissatisfied when you need better resolution for landscape photography or want to print high-definition photographs, you will be satisfied most of the time.

Galaxy A5 (2017) has an 16 MP front camera, which is a fairly high figure. Photos taken with this camera will not appear rough even when you print them, so you will be fairly satisfied with the quality of this camera.

Galaxy A5 (2017)'s battery performance

The battery performance of the Galaxy A5 (2017) is 3000mAh, so it has a relatively large capacity. Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the Galaxy A5 (2017) is good. At this amount, you will not feel stressed even if you are on the internet and Twitter for a long time. Even when playing a game or watching a movie on the go, you can do so comfortably without needing to be conscious of the battery. However, some caution is necessary when watching movies or playing games for too long.

Galaxy A5 (2017)'s size

The Galaxy A5 (2017) has a width of 2.8inches (71.4mm), a length of 5.8inches (146.1mm), and a thickness of 0.3inches (7.9mm). It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big. In addition, the weight of the Galaxy A5 (2017) is about 5.5oz (157g). Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the Galaxy A5 (2017), it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

Galaxy A5 (2017)'s screen

Galaxy A5 (2017) has a 5.2 inch display. It is large enough and you will rarely encounter issues due to the screen size. However, note that it is not very suited for writing long text.

Galaxy A5 (2017) has a very high-quality screen and any graphical content that you enjoy, including videos and games, will be displayed clearly.

Galaxy A5 (2017)'s CPU specs

With the 1.9GHz×8(OctaCore) for processing power, the Galaxy A5 (2017) has extremely high performance and will operate smoothly without stress, whichever app you use. Among all smartphones released to date, it is one with top class performance. It is also suitable for heavier 3D games, and quite smooth play will be possible.

With 3GB of RAM, the Galaxy A5 (2017) has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Galaxy A5 (2017), it is a smartphone in the high-end category and can almost always be used without stress. However, if you want smooth and comfortable usage in heavy apps like 3D games, caution is necessary.

Galaxy A5 (2017)'s storage size

The data storage capacity of the Galaxy A5 (2017) is 64GB, and while it is enough for taking photos, it might feel insufficient for those who often shoot videos or who install many games.

The Galaxy A5 (2017) is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Galaxy A5 (2017)'s general rating

The Galaxy A5 (2017) is a high-performance smartphone when viewed comprehensively. It works for everyday use with hardly any inconvenience.

Advantages and disadvantages of Galaxy A5 (2017)

Advantages of Galaxy A5 (2017)

  • The display is large, so text and images appear clear on the screen.
  • The screen quality is very high, and pictures and videos appear crisp.
  • It has a high-grade CPU, so you can play 3D games without encountering stuttering.
  • It has a relatively high-grade front camera, and it is good enough for normal use.

Disadvantages of Galaxy A5 (2017)

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Galaxy A5 (2017)'s specs

Galaxy A5 (2017)
ImageGalaxy A5 (2017)
MakerSamsung
Release date1, 2017
ColorBlack Sky/Gold Sand/Blue Mist/Peach Cloud
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)2.8inches (71.4mm) x 5.8inches (146.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.9mm)
Weight5.5oz (157g)
Display size5.2 inch
Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 1920
Pixel density423ppi
Battery capacity3000mAh
ChipsetExynos 7880
CPU specs1.9GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size3GB
Storage size64GB
Rear-camera resolution16 MP
Front-camera resolution16 MP

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body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody size

Galaxy A5 (2017)

58.3-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (71.4mm) x 5.8inches (146.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.9mm)

Galaxy Feel SC-04J docomo

64.4Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.6inches (67mm) x 5.4inches (138mm) x 0.3inches (8.3mm)

Galaxy S8+ SC-03J docomo

53.3Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73mm) x 6.3inches (160mm) x 0.3inches (8.3mm)

Galaxy S8 SC-02J docomo

60.4Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7inches (68mm) x 5.9inches (149mm) x 0.3inches (8.2mm)

Galaxy S8 SCV36 au

60.4Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7inches (68mm) x 5.9inches (149mm) x 0.3inches (8.2mm)

Galaxy S8+ SCV35 au

53.3Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73mm) x 6.3inches (160mm) x 0.3inches (8.3mm)

Galaxy Note8 SCV37 au

50.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75mm) x 6.4inches (163mm) x 0.3inches (8.7mm)

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50.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75mm) x 6.4inches (163mm) x 0.3inches (8.7mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobody weight

Galaxy A5 (2017)

67.6-Weight:5.5oz (157g)

Galaxy Feel SC-04J docomo

70.7Weight:5.2oz (149g)

Galaxy S8+ SC-03J docomo

61.2Weight:6.1oz (173g)

Galaxy S8 SC-02J docomo

70.3Weight:5.3oz (150g)

Galaxy S8 SCV36 au

70.3Weight:5.3oz (150g)

Galaxy S8+ SCV35 au

61.2Weight:6.1oz (173g)

Galaxy Note8 SCV37 au

54.4Weight:6.7oz (190g)

Galaxy Note8 SC-01K docomo

54.4Weight:6.7oz (190g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen size

Galaxy A5 (2017)

77.2-Display size:5.2 inch

Galaxy Feel SC-04J docomo

69.2Display size:4.7 inch

Galaxy S8+ SC-03J docomo

90.3Display size:6.2 inch

Galaxy S8 SC-02J docomo

86.8Display size:5.8 inch

Galaxy S8 SCV36 au

86.8Display size:5.8 inch

Galaxy S8+ SCV35 au

90.3Display size:6.2 inch

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90.5Display size:6.3 inch

Galaxy Note8 SC-01K docomo

90.5Display size:6.3 inch

screen resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen resolution

Galaxy A5 (2017)

68.7-

Galaxy Feel SC-04J docomo

41.7

Galaxy S8+ SC-03J docomo

92.7

Galaxy S8 SC-02J docomo

92.7

Galaxy S8 SCV36 au

92.7

Galaxy S8+ SCV35 au

92.7

Galaxy Note8 SCV37 au

92.7

Galaxy Note8 SC-01K docomo

92.7

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoRAM capacity

Galaxy A5 (2017)

60.0-RAM size:3GB

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60.0RAM size:3GB

Galaxy S8+ SC-03J docomo

70.0RAM size:4GB

Galaxy S8 SC-02J docomo

70.0RAM size:4GB

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70.0RAM size:4GB

Galaxy S8+ SCV35 au

70.0RAM size:4GB

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90.0RAM size:6GB

Galaxy Note8 SC-01K docomo

90.0RAM size:6GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twostorage size

Galaxy A5 (2017)

67.0-Storage size:64GB

Galaxy Feel SC-04J docomo

55.5Storage size:32GB

Galaxy S8+ SC-03J docomo

67.0Storage size:64GB

Galaxy S8 SC-02J docomo

67.0Storage size:64GB

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67.0Storage size:64GB

Galaxy S8+ SCV35 au

67.0Storage size:64GB

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67.0Storage size:64GB

Galaxy Note8 SC-01K docomo

67.0Storage size:64GB

battery

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twobattery

Galaxy A5 (2017)

65.0-Battery capacity:3000mAh

Galaxy Feel SC-04J docomo

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

Galaxy S8+ SC-03J docomo

72.5Battery capacity:3500mAh

Galaxy S8 SC-02J docomo

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

Galaxy S8 SCV36 au

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

Galaxy S8+ SCV35 au

72.5Battery capacity:3500mAh

Galaxy Note8 SCV37 au

69.5Battery capacity:3300mAh

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69.5Battery capacity:3300mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the tworear-camera resolution

Galaxy A5 (2017)

68.8-Rear-camera resolution:16 MP

Galaxy Feel SC-04J docomo

68.8Rear-camera resolution:16 MP

Galaxy S8+ SC-03J docomo

59.8Rear-camera resolution:12.2 MP

Galaxy S8 SC-02J docomo

59.8Rear-camera resolution:12.2 MP

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59.8Rear-camera resolution:12.2 MP

Galaxy S8+ SCV35 au

59.8Rear-camera resolution:12.2 MP

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59.8Rear-camera resolution:12.2 MP

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59.8Rear-camera resolution:12.2 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twofront-camera resolution

Galaxy A5 (2017)

75.4-Front-camera resolution:16 MP

Galaxy Feel SC-04J docomo

50.0Front-camera resolution:5 MP

Galaxy S8+ SC-03J docomo

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Galaxy S8 SC-02J docomo

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Galaxy S8 SCV36 au

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Galaxy S8+ SCV35 au

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

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58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Galaxy Note8 SC-01K docomo

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twogrip

Galaxy A5 (2017)

62.9-Color:Black Sky/Gold Sand/Blue Mist/Peach Cloud, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.8inches (71.4mm) x 5.8inches (146.1mm) x 0.3inches (7.9mm), Weight:5.5oz (157g)

Galaxy Feel SC-04J docomo

67.6Color:Opal Pink/Moon White/Indigo Black/Aurora Green, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.6inches (67mm) x 5.4inches (138mm) x 0.3inches (8.3mm), Weight:5.2oz (149g)

Galaxy S8+ SC-03J docomo

57.3Color:Midnight Black/Arctic Silver, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73mm) x 6.3inches (160mm) x 0.3inches (8.3mm), Weight:6.1oz (173g)

Galaxy S8 SC-02J docomo

65.4Color:Coral Blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7inches (68mm) x 5.9inches (149mm) x 0.3inches (8.2mm), Weight:5.3oz (150g)

Galaxy S8 SCV36 au

65.4Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.7inches (68mm) x 5.9inches (149mm) x 0.3inches (8.2mm), Weight:5.3oz (150g)

Galaxy S8+ SCV35 au

57.3Dimensions (width x height x thickness):2.9inches (73mm) x 6.3inches (160mm) x 0.3inches (8.3mm), Weight:6.1oz (173g)

Galaxy Note8 SCV37 au

52.5Color:/, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75mm) x 6.4inches (163mm) x 0.3inches (8.7mm), Weight:6.7oz (190g)

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52.5Color:Maple Gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):3.0inches (75mm) x 6.4inches (163mm) x 0.3inches (8.7mm), Weight:6.7oz (190g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoscreen cleanliness

Galaxy A5 (2017)

85.5-Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 1920, Pixel density:423ppi

Galaxy Feel SC-04J docomo

64.3Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1280, Pixel density:312ppi

Galaxy S8+ SC-03J docomo

88.4Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2960, Pixel density:530ppi

Galaxy S8 SC-02J docomo

89.4Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2960, Pixel density:567ppi

Galaxy S8 SCV36 au

89.4Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2960, Pixel density:567ppi

Galaxy S8+ SCV35 au

88.4Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2960, Pixel density:530ppi

Galaxy Note8 SCV37 au

88.2Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2960, Pixel density:522ppi

Galaxy Note8 SC-01K docomo

88.2Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1440 x 2960, Pixel density:522ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the twoperformance

Galaxy A5 (2017)

86.3-OS:Android, Chipset:Exynos 7880, CPU specs:1.9GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

Galaxy Feel SC-04J docomo

77.7OS:Android, Chipset:Exynos 7870, CPU specs:1.6GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

Galaxy S8+ SC-03J docomo

88.9OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 835 MSM8998, CPU specs:2.6GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Galaxy S8 SC-02J docomo

88.9OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 835 MSM8998, CPU specs:2.6GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Galaxy S8 SCV36 au

88.9OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 835 MSM8998, CPU specs:2.6GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Galaxy S8+ SCV35 au

88.9OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 835 MSM8998, CPU specs:2.6GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Galaxy Note8 SCV37 au

91.6OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 835 MSM8998, CPU specs:2.6GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

Galaxy Note8 SC-01K docomo

91.6OS:Android, Chipset:Snapdragon 835 MSM8998, CPU specs:2.6GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

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