Samsung Galaxy A5

price Rs. 16,490 onwards launch Jan, 2015
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
average value-for-money
currently ranked
#51
of 93 phones in Rs. 15,000 - 20,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 6 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Beautiful design, and exceptional build quality
  • Good ergonomics - very comfortable to hold and use with one hand
  • Excellent AMOLED screen with great contrast, deep blacks and vivid colors
  • Android with TouchWiz interface which adds a number of useful features including the multi-window mode
  • Fast fluid performance
  • Excellent audio output quality
  • Very good camera
  • Good call quality
  • Very good battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Average speaker loudness

6 expert review(s)


714+ user reviews

video review

source: @geekyranjit
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super AMOLED
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Geomagnetic Sensor
  • Hall Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • RGB Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.2 GHz, Quad Core
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2300 mAh
Battery Talktime (3G)15.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Internet Usage Time (3G): 8 hrs
  • Internet Usage Time (4G): 8 hrs
  • Internet Usage Time (WiFi): 11 hrs
  • Video Playback Time: 12 hrs
  • Audio Playback Time: 68 hrs
Dimensions
Weight123 gm
Thickness6.7 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Snap a selfie with your voice or palm
  • Wide Selfie (merge three photos taken from the left/middle/right into one)
  • Animated Selfie
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
NFCYes
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App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
FM RadioYes
More
  • Ultra Power Saving Mode
  • S-Voice
  • WiFi Direct
  • ANT+ Support
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.15/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys