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Samsung Galaxy A5 2015

Samsung Galaxy A5 is a smartphone that is designed exclusively for awesome people. Read here to find out about the Samsung Galaxy A5 Malaysia specs below!

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Samsung Galaxy A5 is a smartphone that is designed exclusively for awesome people. Read here to find out about the Samsung Galaxy A5 Malaysia specs below!

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Price List by Country for Samsung Galaxy A5

Country International Price Price in MYR
Indonesia IDR 1.900.000 0.00
Philippines PHP 12,995.00 0.00
Thailand THB 7,900 0.00
Vietnam VND 2.490.000 0.00

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Specs of Samsung Galaxy A5

SM-A500 Specs

Release Date in Malaysia
DateJun 2015
Processor frequency1.2 GHz
Processor cores4
Display diagonal12.7 cm (5")
Display resolution1280 x 720 pixels
Orientation sensor
Display typeSAMOLED
Display number of colours16.78 million colours
Touch technologyMulti-touch
Touchscreen typeCapacitive
Ports & interfaces
USB port
USB connector typeMicro-USB
USB version2.0
Headphone connectivity3.5 mm
Weight & dimensions
Weight123 g
Width69.7 mm
Depth6.7 mm
Height139.3 mm
SIM card capabilitySingle SIM
SIM card typeNanoSIM
2G standardsGSM
3G standardsUMTS
4G standardLTE
Wi-Fi standardsIEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Bluetooth version4.0
Bluetooth profilesA2DP, AVRCP, DID, 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 supported800,850,900,1800,2100,2600 MHz
Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
RAM capacity2 GB
Internal storage capacity16 GB
Compatible memory cardsMicroSD (TransFlash)
ROM capacity16 MB
Maximum memory card size64 GB
Position location
GPS (satellite)
Wi-Fi positioning
Operating system installedAndroid
Rear camera typeSingle camera
Rear camera resolution (numeric)13 MP
Auto focus
Built-in flash
Front camera typeSingle camera
Front camera resolution (numeric)5 MP
Video recording
Video recording modes480p,720p,1080p
Maximum frame rate30 fps
Flash typeLED
Video capture resolution (max)1920 x 1080 pixels
Battery capacity2300 mAh
Talk time (3G)15 h
Browsing time (Wi-Fi)11 h
Browsing time (3G)8 h
Browsing time (4G)8 h
Continuous audio playback time68 h
Continuous video playback time12 h
Form factorBar
Colour of productBlack
Video call
Flight mode

Samsung Galaxy A5 Malaysia Review - Being Awesome At All Times

Designed to fit your accelerated lifestyle, Samsung Galaxy A5 seems to be an ambitious design in the first glance but it has achieved the impossible when it literally surpasses the expectations of the public during its release.

Sleek, Slim & Smooth

In a perfect blend of both metal and glass in its construction, Samsung has proven that it is possible to combine these materials in crafting a totally beautiful product such as Samsung Galaxy A5. Not only that, such beauty definitely makes this Samsung smartphone to be exuding the premium effect. At the same time, you will enjoy holding this smartphone with just one hand only as it offers a comfortable grip. Moreover, you can hold it without worrying that it can slip out of your hand.

Behind such splendid design, Samsung Galaxy A5 actually uses the incredible 2.5D Gorilla Glass 4 which offers better protection. Its curved Gorilla Glass definitely makes Galaxy A5 to look classy and elegant as well. In addition, another great thing about this Gorilla Glass 4 is that it prevents your screen from being damaged or scratched easily. Such useful trait enables your smartphone to be longer lasting in the long run.

Simply Superb

Thanks to its 1.6GHz octa-core processor, Samsung Galaxy A5 provides powerful performance that enables this smartphone to run even the most demanding tasks without suffering significant lag. Nowadays, it is very important to get a smartphone that possesses significant processing power so that it can even run future applications that prove to be more intensive. In other words, Samsung A5 simply boasts such beastly performance that makes sure that it will not be outgunned by more complex applications in the long run.

Talking about taking clear and crisp pictures, its 13MP camera with f/1.9 aperture lens and Optical Image Stabilization enables you to do so. Not just that, you can take high quality pictures even in low light condition. If you want to capture the perfect moment instantly, you just need to press the home button twice in order to launch that camera quickly.

Shining Like A True Star

Like all Samsung smartphones with their strikingly beautiful screen quality, Samsung Galaxy A5 also boasts 5.2 inch Full HD Super AMOLED which displays stunning images. At the same time, such powerful screen also enables you to be able to view it even under strong sunlight.

Not only that, this Samsung phone also houses fingerprint sensor for your extra security needs. Its powerful battery simply means you do not have to worry about finding the nearest phone charger or power bank for recharge. In addition, it carries fast-charging capability which means your smartphone will reach full charge in no time.Like a true star, Samsung Galaxy A5 is the smartphone that shines like a champion that will fight on your side as it fits your accelerated lifestyle.

Reviews of Samsung Galaxy A5
Reviewed on 2016-03-09
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Reviewed on 2016-01-30
When I found out that the new Galaxy A 2016 series from Samsung was going to borrow design cues from their Galaxy S flagship lineup, I was definitely intrigued. With the Galaxy S6 , the South Korean electronics company showed that they could do “premium”...
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Reviewed on 2015-05-09
Stylish and sturdy build, Full suite of connectivity options, Plenty of selfphotography options
Can't replace battery, Price, Dualsim disables the microSD slot
Samsung has provided their fair share of smart mobile devices across the various price ranges, and the new Samsung GALAXY A5 aims to provide their trademark quality within the midrange threshold. Let's see how it holds up during our tests.As you take this...
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Reviewed on 2015-03-26
Display is simply beautiful, Great feel on the phone, Full-metal body design, Rich features all around, Fluid performance, True multi-window feature, Good connectivity
Speaker could be better (or in the front), Terrible battery life, Snapdragon 410 at this price range, microSD up to 64GB only, Both cameras shoot mediocre photos, Would I recommend this phone? Yes. Is it worth the price? Maybe. All-in-all, this phone get...
a5 , android , galaxy , KitKat , metal body , samsung , smartphoneThe Samsung Galaxy A5 is a mid-range smartphone released in December 2014, housed in a full-metal unibody design. It feature's Samsung's beautiful Super AMOLED display, some useful capabili...
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Reviewed on 2015-03-18
The Samsung Galaxy A5 is, in my opinion, way better looking device than the Samsung Galaxy S4. It is the first Samsung smartphone to sport a full-metal body as well as a luxurious design. The devices has a stunning 5″ Super AMOLED display and feels premiu...
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Reviewed on 2015-02-10
Premium design, affordable, ideal for selfie lovers, decent battery life
No notification light
This premium Samsung smartphone comes with an affordable price tag.The selfie craze is not about to die down if the popularity of selfie sticks is anything to go by. This has made smartphone makers fit their products with even better front-facing cameras...
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Reviewed on 2015-01-08
Beautiful design, Ultrathin, Good material build quality, Good camera, MicroSD expansion
Midrange specs, Battery could be bigger, Slightly pricey for its specs
You've seen my exclusive hands-on first look of the Samsung GALAXY A5 (well, at least I hope you did) so here's a more in depth look at Samsung's new metal-clad premium midrange smartphone. The 5-inch Android-powered number is certainly a good looker and ...
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Reviewed on 2015-01-07
Metal unibody, Very light and thin, making it very comfortable to use, Multi window is nice to have, and the 5inch screen accomodates it just nicely
Battery life seems subpar, despite the large capacity and HD resolution, Speaker performance is compromised by design and positioning
When Samsung first announced that they were discontinuing the GALAXY Alpha , we weren't quite sure what to feel. Though flawed, the Alpha proved that if they wanted to, Samsung can make a premium high-end phone with a metallic frame, which was something m...
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Reviewed on 2015-01-03
The metal-clad Samsung GALAXY Alpha may have been shortlived, however, its premium underpinnings and material build lives on in the new GALAXY A5 smartphone. The 5-inch premium mid-range from Samsung may not sport the best hardware, but it sure does look ...
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Reviewed on 2017-05-31
Premium looking design, Great photo quality, Crisp, clear screen, microSD card slot, Secure Folder, Plenty of camera options, A lot of OS customization options
Runs Android 6.0.1, Too many uninstallable pre-installed apps
When one thinks of Samsung smartphones in North America, the Galaxy S-series and Note series come to mind with little thought to Samsung Canada's other offerings. Our Samsung Galaxy A5 review takes a look at the latest version of one of Samsung's mid-rang...
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Reviewed on 2015-03-31
Big screen (but not too big), with crisp and vivid images, Great design, Slim, compact, and light, Excellent performance, Good main camera, Great frontal camera for “selfies”, Memory card slot, Supports two Nano-SIM cards (in the model we analyzed), Suppo...
Could cost less, You can not use a second SIM card and a memory card at the same time, Shop Related Products, Ads by Amazon, ✕, Thank you, This will help us improve your ad experience. We will try not to show you such ads again, Report a problem, This it...
The Galaxy A5 is a slim smartphone from Samsung, with a five-inch HD (1280 x 720) touchscreen, Android 4.4 “KitKat” operating system, and powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 CPU. It has 2 GiB of RAM and 16 GiB storage space, a 13 MP main camera...
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Reviewed on 2015-03-31
Big screen (but not too big), with crisp and vivid images, Great design, Slim, compact, and light, Excellent performance, Good main camera, Great frontal camera for “selfies” Memory card slot, Supports two NanoSIM cards (in the model we analyzed), Suppor...
Could cost less, You can not use a second SIM card and a memory card at the same time
The Galaxy A5 is a slim smartphone from Samsung, with a five-inch HD (1280 x 720) touchscreen, Android 4.4 “KitKat” operating system, and powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 CPU. It has 2 GiB of RAM and 16 GiB storage space, a 13 MP main camera...
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Reviewed on 2015-03-19
Wellbuilt and good design, Pleasing display, Impressive pair of snappers, Longlasting battery life
Middling performance, Pricey proposition
“The Galaxy A5 marks a change in Samsung's design strategy. We have taken it through our review grind to see how it fares”It's interesting to note the contrast in strategy adopted by leading smartphone manufacturer Samsung in the first half of 2015 vs the...
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Reviewed on 2015-02-24
Solid, durable design, Decent battery life, Bright, attractive display
Feature light, Weak HDR on camera
We review the Samsung Galaxy A5, a 5-inch mid-range phone boasting premium design and performance.At the end of 2014, something bizarre happened. Maybe it was a tear in the space-time continuum, or maybe it was a crossing of streams, but for whatever reas...
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Reviewed on 2015-02-23
“We took the Samsung Galaxy A5's shooters for a spin and here are the results”The camera is one of the stronger points for Samsung smartphones, especially in the high-end range. That's why it's no surprise to see that its loaded flagship, the Note 4 (revi...
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Reviewed on 2015-02-18
Stylish metal casing, Plain, elegant design, Very slim and stiff casing, Screen's superb color reproduction, High brightness and very good viewing angles, Extensive software, Decent camera equipment, Accurate touchscreen, Virtually no palpable temperature...
Non-removable battery now, Preloaded adware apps, Speaker's unfavorable position, and quality, Microphone occasionally clicks
It immediately becomes obvious that everything is different about Samsung's Galaxy A5 the first time it's picked up: a unibody metal casing, restrained design, non-removable back cover . Samsung wants to improve quality, particularly since customers have ...
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Reviewed on 2015-02-11
Excellent build quality. Great display and camera. Snapdragon 410 is a modest, powerful enough upgrade.
This midrange handset is at least $100 too expensive. No Android 5.0 upgrade just yet.
Last year, Samsung announced the Galaxy Alpha, the first high-end smartphone in their range with a part-metal body. The handset was a good, yet flawed step forward for the company, failing to live up to its premium price tag from a hardware and battery li...
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Reviewed on 2015-01-20
Aluminium build feels great, Fast and accurate camera, Snappy performance, Beautiful screen
Awkward location for speaker grill, Status-quo Samsung design, Chrome around lip chips easily
There's no denying that Samsung goes all out with their smartphones, packing them to near bursting point with tons of special features and generally cutting edge specs. Special features and hardware aside, one point of contention has always been the use o...
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Reviewed on 2017-03-23
If you were told that the new Samsung Galaxy A5 costs $1,000 or more, and you didn't know any better, you probably wouldn't bat an eyelid. The design, look and feel is premium through-and-through and there's very little to tell from the outside that it's...
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Reviewed on 2017-03-20
When did mid-range phones get good ? When did they get waterproof, with good cameras, great battery life, and design that looks just about as high-end as anything else you can buy?In so many different ways, the Galaxy A5 and A7 are a cheaper and more rest...
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