Review Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 – Galaxy A5 2017 also carries a design similar to Samsung’s flagship class, the Galaxy S7. When viewed from the back there is an arch that leads to the edge of the frame. although with the same size of 5.2 inches, the Galaxy A5 2017 has a slightly larger overall size of 146.1 x 71.4mm. While the thickness level is also greater, 7.9 mm.
Another slight change lies in the placement of the speaker. Where on the Galaxy A5 2017, the speaker is placed on the right hand side, which is above the power button. Unlike the previous version, which is at the bottom close to the MicroUSB slot and jack hole. For Galaxy A5 2017, it has used a USB Type C connector, which is still placed at the bottom along with a 3.5mm jack hole.
Galaxy A5 2017, which now has the ability to be water resistant or waterproof and dust with IP68 certification. Samsung also brought improvements from several aspects of the Galaxy A5 device 2017. For the screen, Samsung still presents a SUPER AMOLED screen measuring 5.2 inches with Full HD 1080x1920p resolution.
Galaxy A5 2017 is equipped with SoC Exynos 7880 (Octa-Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53 + GPU Mali T830MP3), 3GB RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. For memory expansion, users can add via the available microSD slot up to 256GB.
In the camera feature, the main camera now has a 16 MP resolution sensor (f / 1.9, 27mm, autofocus, LED flash). Similarly, the front camera that uses a 16 MP resolution sensor (f / 1.9). Unfortunately there is no OIS / EIS feature for video recording mode on the device.
In terms of sensors, the Galaxy A5 2017 has been equipped with several sensors ranging from Acceleration, Proximity, Ambience Light, Gyroscoper, Compass to Barometer. Certainly far more complete than the previous generation that has not even been equipped with Gyrosope.