Updated 8 Jun 2017

Samsung

Galaxy A5 (2017) Dual SIM

Snapshot: The Samsung Galaxy A5 Dual SIM is an Android phone with 4G capability, a memory card slot and a 1080x1920 screen. How does it rate?

Galaxy A5 (2017) Dual SIM
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$534

priceme.co.nz

Join us now for instant access

Join more than 100,000 members today and you’ll get:

  • Independent info
  • Thousands of test results and research you can trust
  • Everything in one easy place
  • Expert support a phone call away if things go wrong
Join Consumer Now Log in

Test results

Overall score
76
Calling
?/10
Texting
?/10
Reception
?/10
Camera quality
?/10
Battery life
?/10

Good points

  • Reception is good.
  • Very good for texting.
  • Good for calling.
  • Has a memory card slot.
  • Good camera resolution.

But

  • Only just OK camera.
  • Heavy.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Functionality (18%) is based on reception, battery life, connections, memory and sound quality.
Ergonomics (12%) includes ease of use, portability, durability and display quality.
Calling (12%)
Texting (13%)
Camera quality (20%) including video quality
Music player (10%)
Internet and email (10%)
GPS Navigation (5%)

Key data

Model

Avg price
$534
Operating system
Android 6.0.1

More test results (/10)

Ergonomics
8.4
Internet and email
9.1
Handset capabilities
8.6
Music player
8.4
Video quality
4.5
Synchronisation
7.0
GPS navigation
6.9

Specifications

Size
Medium
Dimensions W x L x H (mm)
72 x 146 x 8
Weight (g)
160
Screen resolution (pixels)
1080 x 1920
Screen size (inches)
5.2

Features

Touchscreen
Memory card slot
Dual-SIM
4G compatible
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
GPS receiver
Compass
FM radio

Camera

Camera resolution (MP)
16
Built-in flash