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Samsung Galaxy A5 Review in First Impression

Mar 4, 2016

Samsung Galaxy A5 Review in First Impression: Another member of the Samsung Android family, Samsung Galaxy A5 is a lot like the Galaxy S6 which was released a while back. The specifications are satisfactory, the resolution is a bit above average and the camera happens to be the major setback. However, the Galaxy A5 has certain good features which makes it an over all good phone. For instance, the impressive battery life as well as the fact that you can increase your storage capacity. The positives can actual rule of the negatives of this phone.Samsung Galaxy A5 Review

Samsung Galaxy A5 Review

Samsung thus adds one more device to the Samsung A series.


The design if this phone is very identical to the Samsung Galaxy S6 which the company had released last year. The screen size is 5.2 inch which is quite appreciable. The combination of glass and body that makes up the phone is superior and gives the phone a stunning look. The phone is a tad bit thick and thus the protrusion of the camera is flusher on the phones rear part. The phone also has a considerable amount of weight which gives a substantial feel in your hands. The glass outer body also feels good. The A series of the Samsung company does focus a lot on the design module and wishes to make it perfect. They also intend to keep the budget low. Thus, the phone does not give you any grounds where you can actually complain much about the looks.Samsung Galaxy A5


The smart phone comes with a stunning screen size of 5.2 inch. The device also has AMOLED display and has a resolution of 1080 pixels. It has a pixel density of 424 ppi. To keep the price of the phone budget friendly, it does not come with the Quad HD resolution which Samsung phones actually have. Nevertheless, the display is totally stunning and gives a vibrant look with saturated colour contrast. The device also gives good viewing angles and good brightness adjustments. The full HD resolution is give a perfect display.Samsung Galaxy A5 Display


The Galaxy A5 comes with Snapdragon 615 processor. The phone has a 2 GB RAM and comes with octa core processor. The performance bis quite impressive considering the fact that it comes in a very affordable range. Multi tasking occurs very smoothly, you can open, close and even switch between apps with considerable amount of haste without any disruption. Gaming on the device is also good. Over all performance is good as well as reliable.

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The internal storage capacity is 16 GB and you can expand it up to 128 GB with the help of a microSD card. There are two slots. The secondary slot can be used as a sim holder as well as the memory card holder. The audio is good in the mid ranged phone. The finger print scanner works well too which is reliable and accurate but is at times a bit slow. The phone comes with a 2900 mAh battery.Samsung Galaxy A5 First Impression


The phone has a rear camera of 13 mega pixels, front facing camera of 5 mega pixels and has the feature of image stabilization. The camera over exposes the pictures which is a bit of a problem some times. However, the camera quality is considerably good.Samsung Galaxy A5 Camera


The smart phone works on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop version which is a bit disappointing since the Android Marshmallow version is already out. But they may upgrade it soon.

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1. The body of the smart phone is made of a combination of metal and glass which gives the device a very good look.

2. The display comes with a full HD resolution which is absolutely stunning.

3. There is an option for expanding the storage capacity with the help of a microSD card.

4. The battery life is impressive.

5. The smart phone also comes with the finger print scanning feature.

6. The overall performance of the device is good and smooth.Samsung Galaxy A5 Camera


1. The speaker of the phone is not that satisfactory.

2. The camera is average, not that appealing.

3. At times, the home screen does lag which is an annoying fact.

The Galaxy A5 is definitely a good phone in an affordable budget. Have a look at the phone today.