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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) 32GB Smartphone in Black

Product Specification

Key Information

Dimensions (H)14.6 x (W)7.1 x (D)0.8
Camera (Front-Facing) 16MP
Camera (Rear-Facing) 16MP
Dual Sim No
Handset Model Galaxy A5 (2017)
Handset Type Smartphone
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Processor Family Exynos 7880 Octa
Resolution Type Full HD
Screen Size 5.2 Inches
Screen Type Full HD
Series / Family Galaxy A5 (2017)
Sim Card Included No
Sim Free Yes
Sim Type Nano
Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 @30fps
Water Resistant Depth 1.5 m
Water Resistant Duration 30 Mins Minutes
Water Resistant Rating IP68
Weight 0.157 Kg


Camera Zoom Yes
Dual-camera (Front-Facing) No
Dual-camera (Rear-Facing) No
Flash Type LED
Front Camera (Megapixels) 16 MP
Image Stabilisation No
Rear Camera (Megapixels) 16 MP
Wide Angle Camera (Front-Facing) No

Design & Build

Casing Material 3D Glass
Water Resistant Yes

Features We Love

Compatible with Android Pay Yes
Samsung Touchwiz Yes
Virtual Assistant Google Now


VR Ready No

Operating System & Software

Operating System Android
Operating System Version 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)

Power and Battery

Battery Capacity 3000 mAh
Battery Life - Standby up to 153
Battery Life - Talk Time up to 16
Fast Charge Yes
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No


Processor Cores Octa Core
Processor Speed 1.9 Ghz

Product Detail

Brand Samsung
Brand Samsung
Category Mobile Phones
Colour Black
Dimensions (H)14.6 x (W)7.1 x (D)0.8
Model Number SM-A520FZ
Product Height 14.6 cm
Product Thickness 0.79 cm
Product Width 7.14 cm
Title Samsung

Screen Technology

Anti Glare Screen No
Resolution Size 1080 x 1920
Screen Features Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Touchscreen Yes


Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Iris Sensor No
Other Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Gyro, Geomagnetic, Hall, Proximity, RGB Light Sensor
Pattern Login Yes
Pin Login Yes

Smart Technology

Screen Mirroring No


Expandable Memory Card up to 256GB
Internal Storage Capacity 32 GB
Memory Card Included No
Memory Card Type MicroSD

System and Features

DLNA Certified Yes

USB and Media

Micro SD Memory Card Slot Yes


Battery Warranty 12 Months
Handset Warranty 24 Months

What's In The Box

Headphones Yes
Mains Adaptor Yes
USB Cable Yes

Wired Connections

Charging Interface Type USB Type-C
Headphone Socket Yes

Wireless Connections

3G Ready Yes
4G Ready Yes
5G Ready No
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.2
NFC (Near Field Communication) Yes
WiFi Yes

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) 32GB Smartphone in Black


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Key Features

  • Runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow - preserves battery life
  • 5.2 inch screen - perfect for watching videos on the go
  • 16MP rear camera to capture life’s favourite moments
  • 16MP front-facing camera for the best selfies
  • Waterproof - protected up to 1m under water for 30 mins

Product Overview

This blue mist Samsung Galaxy A5 is beautifully designed and packed with brilliant features. Whether you prefer flicking through social media or editing photos, Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow has access to thousands of apps that’ll perfectly suit your needs. Its 5.2 inch screen shows every image and video in brilliant detail too. The incredible 16 megapixel rear camera takes the perfect holiday photos, and the front-facing 16 megapixel camera is ideal for video chats with friends back home. As it’s water resistant, it can be submerged in up to a metre of water for 30 minutes, so you won’t have to worry about splashes when you’re relaxing by the pool.

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Features we love

Innovation and performance

By choosing Samsung, you’re guaranteed to get stylish, feature packed products that’ll perfectly suit your needs. As pioneers in innovative ideas, they produce beautifully crafted phones with incredible features. This means you can trust Samsung products to be future-proof, robust and exceptionally well designed.


With 4G you can instantly get online and access all of your apps on-the-go. This incredible technology offers improved internet speeds so you can quickly download large amounts of data. This means you can use your favourite apps while you’re out and about, and still have faster loading speeds than ever before.

Fingerprint scanner

Keep all your content safely locked away with this phone’s brilliant security system. Its intelligent fingerprint scanner builds up an image of your unique fingerprint, so you can unlock your phone with just one touch. This means you’ll never have to worry about someone else accessing your private details or treasured pictures.

A personal assistant in your pocket

Get help with your day-to-day tasks at all times with your Google Assistant. It lets you control your phone using voice commands – just hold the home button to start the conversation. So, whether you need to text your friend saying you’re five minutes away, or add an event to your calendar, it’ll always be ready to make your day easier.

Customer Reviews

4.6 / 5 14 Reviews
100% would recommend to a friend
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Male, 25 to 34, Couple from London

Great product, terrible delivery

Great phone, as described and at a very reasonable price compared to other outlets. Only problem was delivery from AO. One of the best things about buying from AO is the option to choose an hour-long delivery slot, which I chose for Saturday. The item did not arrive in the allotted slot and the next day I received another slot at around 12pm. I waited for four hours- no signs of the package. I then received a notification that the item had been delivered- it had not. I then received as phone call a few days later from a restaurant about half a mile away saying it had been delivered there by mistake. Ridiculous delivery process and not safe for valuable items such as phones.

Male, 55 to 65, Couple from Carnaby

Excellent phone 😃

Absolutely brilliant phone. Easy to use, fast. Without mentioning the price I think it is very good value. Better than my old phone. Had it bought has a present. Would recommend to everyone I know 😃

Male, 45 to 54, Couple from Nottingham

Great value. Quality 424 ppi screen. Fast processor with 3gb RAM

I bought this a5 2017 for my Girlfriend, to replace her a3 2016. Overall, she is very happy with the phone. The screen is slightly bigger with a definite increase in quality. She does find the screen over sensitive, but I'm sure she will get used to it Using it to surf social media, she finds it very quick. It took a while to get all the updates sorted on the phone, but that may be the fact our home Internet is rubbish. It is now running android 8.0.0 and security patch level from July 2018. Not really used the cameras yet but they should be spot on as they are both 16 megapixels Battery life is very good. Would last nearly two days, so a big improvement on the previous phone Would definitely recommend this phone over some of the more expensive ones. Very good value for money USB Type C, fingerprint reader, dust and water resistant, always on display. If you're researching this phone, I would say buy it from a reputable company as you get a 2 year guarantee from Samsung

Male, 35 to 44, Small Family from London

Great price and quick delivery

Great price and quick delivery. Hassell free. Would definitely use again.

Male, 35 to 44, Small Family from Teesside

Exellent phone

This is an excellent phone for the price, it runs Android 8 and seems almost as fast as the very latest models, super camera too. I dare say it is a much better unit than the newer version of it.

Pros: Strong, Fast Cons: Internal Battery
Male, 45 to 54, Small Family from Devon

Good value for money

I got this phone as an upgrade from my Galaxy J5 (2016). It will take Android 8 operating software. The first noticeable improvement is the quality of the screen, which is much sharper. Also the processor is faster, it would take a fair bit to stretch it. the battery life doesn't seem quite as good as the J5, but then that did have a very large battery. So far I'm getting 3-4 days use per charge. It does, however, recharge very quickly (under an hour) which is an improvement. I'd recommend this phone to anyone who isn't looking for heavy usage (eg watching movies or playing games for long periods). The overall quality is very good for the price.

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