Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) specifications, review, features

Samsung Galaxy A57 Specifications, Features, Review

The Samsung Galaxy A57 (2017) was released in January, 2017. This phone is powered by the Exynos 7880 octa core processor and comes with the 3 GB of RAM. The Samsung Galaxy A57 has a 16 MP primary camera and 16 MP secondary camera.

Display and Battery

The Samsung Galaxy A57 supports a huge 5.2-inches Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 Pixels. This smartphone display shows a good response to multi-touch and has a good color accuracy.

The Samsung Galaxy A57 is backed up by a 3000 mAH Li-Poly battery which promises talk time of around 16 hours on a single charge and it also supports 18w fast charging.

Storage and Processor

The Samsung Galaxy A57 come in storage variant of 32 GB, 64 GB with a dedicated SD card slot. Talking about RAM, it comes with 3 GB of RAM which helps out in gaming and other heavy tasks.

Samsung Galaxy A57 is powered by a Exynos 7880 (14 nm) processor. It is coupled with a Mali-T830MP3 GPU for gaming and multitasking.

Camera and Sensors

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy A57 on the rear will pack a 16-megapixel wide angle primary camera with an f/1.9 aperture.

On the front, the Samsung Galaxy A5 packs a 16-megapixel primary camera with an aperture of f/1.9, and 26mm wide.

Samsung Galaxy A57 will be all packed with Fingerprint (front mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity,barometer, compass.

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Connectivity and OS

Samsung Galaxy A5 runs on Android v6.0.1(Marshmallow) which is upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo).

The connectivity options in Samsung Galaxy A57 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth-v4.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C 2.0.

Taking about its pro’s and con’s:-

  • Hardware wise : A5 is better because its have dust and water resistant,USB Type C.
  • Camera: A5 is better phone for day light shot but no OIS.
  • Memory: A5 only have 32 GB Storage its OK for normal user
  • Battery : A5 is a beast.
  • Performance: A5 2017 has better performance then the previous version. During normal use there is no heating issue and there is no lag .

The Samsung A5(2017) In India is currenlty priced at about Rs. 16,990.

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Here we have the detailed specifications :-

General Features

Launching Date2017, January
Body dimension(146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9)mm
Weight157 g
Battery TypeNon-removable
Capacity of Battery3000 mAh

Hardware Details

ProcessorExynos 7880 Octa
Processor SpeedOcta-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
Screen Size5.2 inches


Internal Storage32 GB
Card SlotYES
Expandable Memory up to 256 GB

Operating System

SoftwareAndoid v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)


Primary Camera16 MP
Secondary Camera16 MP
Camera FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama

Connectivity Options

WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Number of SIM’s2


Compass / MagnetometerYes
Proximity SensorYes
Temperature Sensor——
Fingerprint sensor Yes

Other Features

Available colours                                                             Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud
PriceRs 16,990

*Disclaimer The above information may not be 100% correct .

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