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|Slogan||A For You.|
|Series||Galaxy A series|
(Last letter varies by carrier & international models)
|Compatible networks||2G, 3G (UMTS/HSPA), 4G (LTE)|
|First released||December 2, 2015|
|Predecessor||Samsung Galaxy A5 (2015)|
|Successor||Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)|
|Related||Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016)
|Dimensions||144.8 × 71 × 7.3 mm|
|Operating system||Android 7.0 "Nougat"|
|System on chip||Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 64-bit|
|CPU||Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Removable storage||up to 128GB|
|Battery||2900mAh (non-removable) with fast-charging|
|Display||5.2" Super AMOLED FHD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4, 1080×1920 px, 2.5D, 424 ppi|
|Rear camera||13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm, OIS, autofocus, LED flash, 1080p|
|Front camera||5 MP, f/1.9, 24mm, 1080p|
|Connectivity||802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot;
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP;
USB 2.0 via microUSB
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is an Android smartphone produced by Samsung Electronics. It was introduced on December 2, 2015, along with Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016), Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016), and Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016).
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) system on chip is Exynos 7580, which is a 64-bit Octa Core 1.6 GHz Exynos 7 SoC processor. The graphic processor of the phone is Mali-T720. The smartphone has 2 GB RAM and 16 GB UFS 2.0 internal storage, with support for removable MicroSD cards of up to 128 GB. The device's MicroSD card slot has been designed to allow insertion of a SIM card, and thus the A5 (2016) can also be used in Dual SIM mode.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) has an aluminium and glass body, unlike Samsung Galaxy A5 (2015), the A5 (2016) has a larger 5.2-inch display compared to the 5-inch display of predecessor Galaxy A5. The A5 (2016)’s display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4, also on the back side of the phone.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) was released in China on December 15, 2015. As of April 2016, the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is now available in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia. As of May 18, 2016, the phone has been introduced to North America.