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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is an Android smartphone manufactured by Samsung Electronics. It was introduced and released in December, 2015, along with Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016), Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016), and Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016).

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) (SM-A510F, UK)
BrandSamsung Galaxy
ManufacturerSamsung Electronics
SloganA For You.
SeriesGalaxy A series
(Last letter varies by carrier & international models)
Compatible networks2G, 3G (UMTS/HSPA), 4G (LTE)
First releasedDecember 2, 2015; 3 years ago (2015-12-02)
PredecessorSamsung Galaxy A5 (2015)
SuccessorSamsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
RelatedSamsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016)
TypeTouchscreen smartphone
Form factorSlate
Dimensions144.8 × 71 × 7.3 mm
Mass155 g
Operating systemOriginal: Android 5.1.1 "Lollipop" Current: Android 7.0 "Nougat"
System on chipSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 64-bit
CPUOcta-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
Memory2GB RAM
Removable storageup to 128GB
Battery2900mAh (non-removable) with fast-charging
Data inputs
Display5.2" Super AMOLED FHD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4, 1080×1920 px, 2.5D, 424 ppi
Rear camera13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm, OIS, autofocus, LED flash, 1080p
Front camera5 MP, f/1.9, 24mm, 1080p
Connectivity802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot;
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE;
USB 2.0 microUSB



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 eMMC 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.[1]


The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop right out-of-the-box. Samsung has released the Android 6.0.1 "Marshmallow" update and Android 7.0 "Nougat" update for it.


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,[2] Africa, Latin America and Asia. As of May 18, 2016, the phone has been introduced to North America.

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) was announced a few days into 2017.


Model Processor SIM Region
SM-A510F Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Single Europe (some countries), Israel and South Africa
SM-A510F/DS Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Dual Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Caucasus countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia)
SM-A510FD Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Dual Middle East, Africa, Asia
SM-A510Y Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Single Australia and New Zealand
SM-A510Y/DS Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Dual Philippines and Taiwan
SM-A510M Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Single Latin America
SM-A510M/DS Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Dual Brazil
SM-A5100 Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Single China and Hong Kong
SM-A510S Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Single South Korea (SK Telecom)
SM-A510K Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Single South Korea (KT Corporation)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Comparing the Galaxy A5 (2016) to its predecessor, or: how Samsung will compete in 2016". SamMobile. Retrieved 4 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Les prix et disponibilité des Samsung Galaxy A3, A5 et A7 2016 en Europe (French)". FrAndroid. Retrieved 19 January 2016.

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