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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2014) review

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Samsung Galaxy A5 (SM-A500F). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Samsung Galaxy A5 smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy A5 / SM-A500F

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (SM-A500F) smartphone released in 2014. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy A5 runs on Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 2300 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 5 inches AMOLED display with 720 x 1280 px resolution. The AMOLED technology is widely used for smartphones because of their gorgeous color reproduction abilities and very deep blacks.

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (SM-A500F) specifications

Brand
Samsung
Name
Galaxy A5
Type
SM-A500F
Launch
2014

Body

Weight
123 g
Dimensions
139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
Colors
black
blue
gold
pink
silver
white
SIM type
Nano SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy A5 runs on Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, but the Galaxy A5's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Chipset
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
CPU
Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU
Adreno 306

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
Super AMOLED
Size
5 inches
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
2 GB
Internal storage
16 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the Samsung Galaxy A5 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
5 MP
Rear camera
13 MP
4128 x 3096 px
autofocus
Flash
LED

Connectivity

Galaxy A5 is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. The Galaxy A5 comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. This Samsung smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
v4.0, A2DP, LE
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
yes
FM radio
yes
USB
microUSB 2.0
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2300 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

Type
Li-Ion 2300 mAh, non-removable

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display.

Sensors
accelerometer
compass
hall
proximity
Specials
Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Links

Official site
http://www.samsung.com/

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, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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Samsung Galaxy A5's (SM-A500F) comparisons

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