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Samsung Galaxy A5



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In a nutshell

  • The super-slim body and metal frame look chic and feel really light
  • The powerful 5MP front camera has advanced features for better selfies
  • The 5-inch HD screen is bright and colourful
  • With a 13MP rear camera, all your photos will stand out

What Carphone Warehouse says

What Carphone Say

“We love its lightweight build, stylish design and big, bright screen – it’s perfect if you’re catching up with friends online.”

What users say

4.4 based on

  • Battery

    Up to 15 hours talk time

  • Display

    5 inches

  • Storage


  • Operating System

    KitKat (4.4)

  • Camera

    13 Megapixels

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  • Elegant design

    Measuring less than 7mm thick and built around a metal frame, the Galaxy A5 is a beautiful smartphone.

  • Impressive screen

    The 5-inch HD screen uses Samsung’s Super AMOLED technology for brighter colours and deeper blacks, so everything you view looks amazing.

  • Great cameras

    Samsung has given the Galaxy A5 two great cameras so all your photos will look their best.

Design and display

Beautifully slim and stylish

The Samsung Galaxy A5 is an incredibly slim phone, measuring less than 7mm thick. That, coupled with its metal frame, gives it an elegant look and feel. It’s also really lightweight, making it more comfortable to hold and use one-handed.

Vibrant screen

The Samsung Galaxy A5 has the perfect screen for viewing your photos, games or movies. The 5-inch Super AMOLED display gives brilliant contrast, vivid colours and fantastic viewing angles. And the Adaptive Display automatically tunes the screen to make everything look as good as possible.


Stunning selfies

With a 5MP front camera, getting the perfect selfie is easy on the Samsung Galaxy A5. You can make those hi-res photos even better with features like Wide Selfie, Palm selfie, Animated GIF, Beauty Face Features and Rear-cam Selfie. They automatically adjust settings and focus on your face to create unique shots.

Fabulous photos

The Galaxy A5 doesn’t just make your selfies look good – the 13MP rear camera makes everything you photograph look amazing, too. Your shots will look bright and details with really accurate colours, making every photo lifelike.

Under the hood

Powerful performance

You’ll be able to move effortlessly from app to app thanks to the quad-core processor in the Samsung Galaxy A5. Running at 1.2GHz, it’ll let you browse the web with ease and enjoy your favourite games and HD movies.

Spend less time charging

With a big battery and efficient software, the Galaxy A5 has a really impressive battery life. It’ll let you talk for 15 hours straight, so even if you use your phone loads, you’ll easily make it through a full day and into the night on a single charge.

Other features

Flexible memory

The Galaxy A5 has space for microSD cards, meaning you can add up to 64GB of extra storage to give yourself room for all your music and movies.

Faster mobile internet

Browse the web, download apps or play online games faster and more smoothly with ultrafast 4G mobile internet on the Galaxy A5.



The box contains

  • Device
  • SIM card removal tool
  • USB cable
  • User manual


  • Battery

    • 420 hours

    • 2900 mAh

    • 15 hours

  • Display

    • 720 x 1080 pixels

    • 294 ppi

    • Super AMOLED

    • Corning Gorilla Glass 4

    • 5 inches

  • Dimensions

    • 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm

    • 123 grams

  • Storage

    • MicroSD

    • 64 GB

  • Music and entertainment

  • Processor

    • 2 GB

    • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 410

    • Quad

    • 1.2 GHz

  • Operating System

    • Android

    • KitKat (4.4)

  • Memory cards & USBs

    • MicroSD

  • Connectivity


  • Camera

    • 1080p full HD megapixels

    • 5 megapixels

    • LED

    • 13 megapixels

  • Calls & Messages

    • Quad band

  • Body

    • Nano

  • Apps

    • Google Play


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