Samsung Galaxy A5 (2014) review
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
- Galaxy A5
- 123 g
- 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
- SIM type
- Nano SIM
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.
- Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat)
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
- Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
- Adreno 306
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.
- Super AMOLED
- 5 inches
- 720 x 1280 px
The smartphone's memory (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.
- 2 GB
- Internal storage
- 16 GB
- External storage
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
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.
- 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- Mobile network
- 2G / 3G / 4G
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
- v4.0, A2DP, LE
- A-GPS, GLONASS
- FM radio
- microUSB 2.0
- 3.5 mm jack
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.
- Li-Ion 2300 mAh, non-removable
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.
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4
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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