Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

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Key Specs
  • Display 5.20-inch (1080x1920)
  • Processor 1.6GHz octa-core
  • Front Camera 5MP
  • Rear Camera 13MP
  • RAM 2GB
  • Storage 16GB
  • Battery Capacity 2900mAh
  • OS Android 5.1
Market Status Released
Release Date December 2015

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Review

By Roydon Cerejo (Mar 18, 2016)
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  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Excellent build and design
  • Vibrant display
  • Dual-SIM plus storage expansion
  • Very good battery life
  • Bad
  • No notification LED
  • Slow focus speed for camera
  • Fingerprint sensor can be iffy
  • Absurd launch price

Samsung's Galaxy A-series smartphones are the next best to its flagship Galaxy S lineup. This series is meant for those who want a premium Samsung phone without the bloated price tag. Of course, these devices come devoid of some of the bells and whistles of the uber-premium S-series but you'll find most of the essential flagship-class features. Our review of the Samsung Galaxy A8 last August is testament to a formula that is working for Samsung.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Summary

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) takes the style quotient up a notch with curved Gorilla Glass on the front and back of its metal body. The new Galaxy A5 is very well built and easy to grip. The full-HD display produces sharp and vivid pictures making it ideal for watching movies on-the-go. The processor easily manages apps and games, although the 2GB RAM does sometimes feel like a constraint for multitasking. Camera quality is pretty good despite the slow focus speeds and oddly designed camera app. Battery life is another area where the A5 really excels and you also get fast charging to boot. The launch price of the phone makes it a tough sell but if Samsung corrects this soon, it could be a very good buy at around Rs. 20,000.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Price in India

Product Name Price in India
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) (2GB RAM, 16GB) - White 6,900
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) (2GB RAM, 16GB) - Gold 7,990
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) (2GB RAM, 16GB) - Black 9,999
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) (2GB RAM, 16GB) - champagne Gold 11,999

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) price in India starts from ₹ 6,900. The lowest price of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is ₹ 6,900 at Amazon on 28th May 2024.

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Full Specifications

Alternate names A510FD
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy A5 (2016)
Price in India ₹6,900
Release date December 2015
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 144.80 x 71.00 x 7.30
Weight (g) 155.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2900
Removable battery No
Colours Gold, White, Black
SAR value 0.29
Screen size (inches) 5.20
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080x1920 pixels
Processor 1.6GHz octa-core
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128
Rear camera 13-megapixel
Rear flash LED
Front camera 5-megapixel
Front flash No
Operating system Android 5.1
Skin TouchWiz
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.10
Infrared No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) No
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) User Review and Ratings

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  • My new phone is Samsung Galaxy A5(2016) Model and it is the best phone i have ever used.
    Rajeev Gupta (Jun 17, 2016) on Gadgets 360
    It is a very good phone and have new features included if anyone wants a new phone in my opinion he or she should buy Samsung Galaxy A5(2016) because of its features like memory,camera and many more so if you want a phone take only it.According to me its an awesome phone and excellent memory and features.
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  • Product display compaint
    Nobin Babu E (Jul 13, 2016) on Gadgets 360
    I have purchased this device 4 months back and now some green line and pink patches appearing on the screen. Service center people has rejected warranty saying its display complaint. Not even a scratch on the screen and they say it user problem. So buy the device as a use and throw basis, they wont give any warranty.
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  • 2016 amazing phone
    தேஜுவின் அப்பா கோபி (Feb 27, 2016) on Gadgets 360
    amazing phone hats off samsung team,,,,,,,,:p speed,camera everthing is fine a single disadvandage is no 4k player but thats not a huge deal allover samsung done a great job
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  • Great phone!!
    Pradeep Kumar (Oct 9, 2016) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    I bought this today from a nearest retailer. Have used this whole day no issues apart from the selfie camera which i thought was just not good enough. But when i just changed the setting to full HD from HD it was really amazing. Also if you guys want to buy a classy look phone with good price. You can go for it but let me tell you i am not a heavy gamer so not sure abt that part. Battery back up is great. The speakers are at the bottom so if your phn is lying on bed then also you would be able to hear the ring easily ˜
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  • Hates off Samsing Team
    DEBASHIS MOHANTY (Nov 13, 2019) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    I hv purchased this in 2016 still I never found any issue with this phone . Story is there once my 10 Mts OLD baby put the phone in his mouth from top side and the ear piece stopped work I hv use the phone in hands free mode n decided for an exchange but in next 2 days I found the phone get ok itself . It may happen the liquid inside get dried so it proofs the build quality is not only good is best .Finally I wd like to say the overall quality is best and deserves 5stars happy in buy this at launch for 22k.again THANX to Samsung
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