Elegance in its purest form. Crafted with minimalism in mind for maximum enjoyment, its highly resistant rear 3D Glass and optimal 5.2” display fuse together flawlessly to provide a remarkably seamless design.
Uniform all around
Design that is a delight to hold. Sitting perfectly level with the rear casing, the absence of any camera protrusion allows for uniformaly smooth and symmetrical design from all angles.
Coloured by nature
Set trends rather than follow them. The two available muted color tones are named after natural elements to appeal more to the senses and blend harmoniously with its overall design.
Safeguaarded for the unexpected
The first Galaxy A Series with IP68. Reliable protection so you can keep up with life wherever it takes you. Dust and water resistant to withstand the elements, it shields out everything in most situations.
Capture life in optimal light
With its powerful 16MP, f1.9 front and back camera, you can capture sharper photos even in low-light conditions. It also features a floating shutter optimized for better grip so images stay blur-free. And with its speedy and accurate Auto Focus, you'll be able to capture unforgettable moments before they get away.
Expand your creativity
Enjoy greater creative control to make your visual storytelling much more brilliant.
Optimise portraits or spice up colour tones with a set of preset camera filters to enhance your favourite photos.
Simplify your spending
Introducing Samsung Pay, the new way to pay. It's simple, secure and almost anywhere, so you can shop and pay with a simple tap
Pack more in
Seamless balance, signature performance. With up to 256GB of expandable storage, you can store even more of your favorite multimedia while the enhanced dual SIM performance provides greater flexibility when travelling.
Powered for serious users
Battery life lasts longer and less time is required for charging, so you can get on with more important day to day essentials.
Works both ways
Thanks to its reversible plug orientation,USB Type-C cable goes to work whichever way you plug it into your device. This means you can enjoy hassle-free charging without worrying which side is up.
View in an instant
Get the essentials without even waking up your phone so you can preserve time and power. With Always On Display, your clock and calendar are always in sight whenever you need them.
Safe and sound
Secure Folder keeps selected apps and sensitive data locked down and separate from the regular contents on your device. It also saves you from having to log in every time with one time authentication.
All within reach
Every Samsung Cloud account comes with 15GB of storage. You can back up, upgrade and sync your data across all your Galaxy devices so everything is right where you need it.
More to choose from
Dress up and modify your device to suit your style. From sturdy and stylish cases to durable screen protectors, the Galaxy A5(2017) comes with a wide array of efficient accessories to choose from.
Size (Main Display)
- 5.2" (132.2mm)
- 1920 x 1080 (FHD)
- Super AMOLED
CameraVideo Recording Resolution
- FHD (1920 x 1080)@30fps
- CMOS 16.0 MP
- CMOS 16.0 MP
Main Camera- Auto Focus
ROM Size (GB)
Available Memory (GB)
External memory Support
- MicroSD (Up to 256GB)
- Nano-SIM (4FF)
- 2G GSM, 3G WCDMA, 4G LTE FDD, 4G LTE TDD
- GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900
- B1(2100), B2(1900), B4(AWS), B5(850), B8(900)
4G FDD LTE
- B1(2100), B2(1900), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B17(700), B20(800), B28(700)
4G TDD LTE
- B38(2600), B40(2300), B41(2500)
- USB Type-C
- USB 2.0
- 3.5mm Stereo
- 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4+5GHz
- Bluetooth v4.2
- A2DP, AVRCP, DI, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP
- Smart Switch (PC version)
- Touchscreen Bar
- Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor
- 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9
Internet Usage Time(3G) (Hours)
- Up to 13
- Up to 16
- Up to 18
- Up to 19
- Up to 53
- Up to 78
- Up to 16
Audio and Video
Video playing format
- MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Video playing resolution
- UHD 4K (3840 x 2160)@30fps
Audio playing format
- MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
Service and Applications