Samsung Galaxy A5 officially launched – Full Specs, Price

Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy A5 smartphone  for the Taiwanese markets at a Press conference. The phone is already on sale in Russia and China and now the Korean Smartphone maker has launched the phone in Taiwan for TWD 11,990 which turns to $380  or Rs. 24,000 approx. The handset will come in White, Black and Gold color options.

Samsung Galaxy A5 – Features

The Galaxy A5 SM-A500F sports a Single Nano SIM with 2G, 3G and 4G-LTE Support. It runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS and has a 2300 mAh Li-Ion Battery inside.

The mobile phone sports a 5-Inch Super AMOLED Capacitive Touch Screen with 1280 x 720 Pixels Resolution. The screen has 294ppi pixel density and supports multi-touch. Under the hood is a 1.2Ghz Quad Core Cortex-A53 Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 Processor, Adreno 306 GPU and 2GB of RAM. There phone comes with 16GB of in-built storage memory which is expandable up to 64GB using MicroSD card.

The Phone specs also include a 5 Mega Pixel camera on the front for selfie clicks and video calling. On the back is a 13 Mega Pixel main snapper with LED Flash, Auto Focus, Touch focus,Digital Zoom, Geo-Tagging, Panorama, 1080p Video Recording etc. The handset also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual band, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, Optional NFC, 3.5 mm audio jack etc.

Samsung Galaxy A5 SM-A500F  Specs Overview

  • Single Nano SIM (optional Dual SIM Variant as well)
  • 2G, 3G, 4G-LTE
  • Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS
  • 5-Inch Super AMOLED Display, 1280 x 720 Pixels Resolution, 294ppi
  • 1.2GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Processor / Adreno 306 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Built-in Storage, Expandable up to 64GB
  • 5 MP Front / 13MP Rear Camera (LED Flash, Auto Focus, 1080p)
  • 2300 mAh Li-Ion Battery
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth, MicroUSB, A-GPS, NFC
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack

Samsung Galaxy A5 – Full Phone Specifications

Details Name Samsung Galaxy A5 / Samsung Galaxy A5 Duos
Price $380 (Rs. 24,000 approx)
Type Phone
OS Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Body Dimensions 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
Weight 123 Grams
SIM Slot Single Nano SIM (Optional Dual SIM Variant as well)
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G-LTE Yes (Depending on Model)
Data Speed GPRS< EDGE, HSDPA: 42 Mbps, HSUPA: 5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150 Mbps DL / 50 Mbps Ul
Display Size 5-Inch
Resolution 1280 x 720 Pixels
Technology Super AMOLED Capacitive Touch Screen
PPI 294ppi, Color Depth: 16M
Multitouch Yes
Chipset CPU 1.2GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53 Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 Processor
GPU Adreno 306
Memory RAM 2GB
Storage 16GB Built-in
Expandable Yes, Up to 64GB via MicroSD Card
Camera Front 5 Mega Pixels
Rear 13 Mega Pixels
Camera Features LED Flash, AUto Focus, Touch Focus, Digital Zoom, Face Detection, Panorama, Geo-Tagging, 1080p Video @ 30 Fps
Battery Capacity 2300 mAh Li-Ion
Talk Time
Data WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
USB MicroUSB V2.0
FM Radio TBC
NFC Yes (LTE Model only)
IR Blaster No
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
Others ANT+ Support, Active Nosie Cancellation with Dedicated Mic
Formats Audio AAC+, AMR, WAV, MP3
Video 3GP, MP4, AVI, H.264, H.263
Others Sensor Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass
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