Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Price in Singapore & Specifications

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) Specs

Release Date in Singapore
DateDec 2015
Processor frequency1.6 GHz
Processor cores8
Display diagonal13.2 cm (5.2")
Display resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
Orientation sensorYes
Display typeSAMOLED
Display number of colours16.78 million colours
Aspect ratio16:9
Touch technologyMulti-touch
Touchscreen typeCapacitive
Ports & interfaces
USB portYes
USB connector typeMicro-USB
USB version2.0
Headphone connectivity3.5 mm
Weight & dimensions
Weight155 g
Width71 mm
Depth7.3 mm
Height144.8 mm
SIM card capabilitySingle SIM
SIM card typeNanoSIM
2G standardsGSM
3G standardsUMTS,WCDMA
4G standardLTE
Wi-Fi standardsIEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Bluetooth version4.1
Bluetooth profilesA2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, Map, OPP, Pan, PBAP, SAP
2G bands (primary SIM)850,900,1800,1900 MHz
3G bands supported850,900,1900,2100 MHz
4G bands supported800,850,900,1800,2100,2300,2600 MHz
Tethering (modem-mode)Yes
Wi-Fi DirectYes
Near Field Communication (NFC)Yes
RAM capacity2 GB
Internal storage capacity16 GB
Compatible memory cardsMicroSD (TransFlash)
Maximum memory card size128 GB
USB mass storageYes
Position locationYes
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)Yes
GPS (satellite)Yes
Operating system installedAndroid 5.1
Rear camera typeSingle camera
Rear camera flashYes
Auto focusYes
Rear camera resolution (numeric)13 MP
Front camera typeSingle camera
Front camera resolution (numeric)5 MP
Zoom capabilityYes
Face detectionYes
Video recordingYes
Video recording modes1080p
Maximum frame rate30 fps
Resolution at capture speed1920x1080@30fps
Flash typeLED
Video capture resolution (max)1920 x 1080 pixels
Night modeYes
Smile detectionYes
Battery capacity2900 mAh
Battery technologyLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Talk time (3G)14 h
Browsing time (Wi-Fi)16 h
Continuous audio playback time75 h
Continuous video playback time14 h
Form factorBar
Colour of productWhite
Fingerprint readerYes
Video callYes
Personal info management (PIM)Alarm clock, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes
Flight modeYes
PersonalizationIcons, Menu, Shortcuts
Microphone muteYes
Subscription typeNo subscription


Galaxy A5 2016 is the newest addition to the Samsung's iconic premium design A series lineup and this high-end smartphone are suitable for those established people who has the fascination of owning rich specification phone with the mesmerizing body design.

Galaxy A5 2016: A Scintillating Smartphone With Justified Price Tag

Samsung has made some big announcement in 2016, and Galaxy A5 2016 was also included in that announcement. This sophisticated smartphone possess some prolific characteristic and design that suffice enough for premiere customers to get lured towards it.

What's special?

The most lucrative feature of Galaxy A5 2016 is its large screen that can capture high-quality video without any drop in frame rate. Previously, Samsung was launching high-end models with old designs which backfired the products badly. But their top tier has worked hard to provide technologically advanced products. The A series has broke this monotony as the manufacturers boast a combination lavish design with high-end hardware combination.

Apart from Galaxy A5 2016's luxurious specification, it also has high power battery and updated Android operating system that has given this smartphone the deserved appreciation from experts. Some customer might feel that this smartphone is slightly overpriced, but they should remember that top quality hardware comes with a good price.

Specification of A5 2016

  • Operating System - Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
  • CPU - 1.5 GHz Cortex A53 Octa Core Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615.
  • GPU - Adreno 405.
  • RAM - 2 GB.
  • Storage - 16 GB internal and external slot with 128 GB capacity.
  • Display - 5.2 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen.
  • Resolution and Screen Type - 1080 X 1920 pixel with 424 ppi and Corning Gorilla Glass 4.
  • Rear Camera - 13 MP with video recording at 1080p with 30 fps.
  • Front Camera - 5 MP.
  • Connectivity - 4G LTE and 3G HSDPA.
  • Bluetooth v4.1.
  • Wi-Fi - 802.11 a/b/g/n.
  • Sensors - Proximity, accelerometer, and gyroscope.
  • Dual SIM with Nano SIM.
  • Battery - 2,900 mAh.
  • Fingerprint Sensor.
  • Micro USB v2.0.
  • GPS with A-GPS.

Reason For Its Popularity

Samsung has always targeted its smartphones for the Asian people who are always fond of quality products. Singapore is one such market where Samsung has made a good establishment with their smartphones, and Galaxy A5 2016 is expected to make a good profit in the Singapore market.

Singapore always crave for high-end smartphones from established makers because they won't disappoint with performance as well as design. So Galaxy A5 2016 could be next favorite model of Filipino people who are eagerly waiting for this smartphone.

Although it would face some competition from existing market rulers, its exquisite blend of design and performance might help it to outplay everyone.


Galaxy A5 2016 from Korean giant is an eye-catching smartphone, but it has some negative features like the absence of LED notification, non-removable battery.

Although the pros far out weigh the cons, there's a chance that this new release might have to offer a hefty price irrespective of its limitations. After all, the Singaporeans want nothing but the best from their investment.

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Reviewed on 2016-02-05
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Reviewed on 2016-02-05
Commendable build quality and styling, Fine camera experience, More than decent battery life
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