Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) (SM-A510F, UK)
Brand Samsung Galaxy
Manufacturer Samsung Electronics
Slogan A For You.
Series Galaxy A series
Model SM-A510x
(Last letter varies by carrier & international models)
Compatible networks 2G, 3G (UMTS/HSPA), 4G (LTE)
First released December 2, 2015; 2 years ago (2015-12-02)
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)
Type Touchscreen smartphone
Form factor Slate
Dimensions 144.8 × 71 × 7.3 mm
Weight 155 g
Operating system

Original: Android 5.1.1 "Lollipop"

Current: Android 7.0 "Nougat"
System on chip Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 64-bit
CPU Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T720MP2
Memory 2GB RAM
Storage 16GB
Removable storage up to 128GB
Battery 2900mAh (non-removable) with fast-charging
Data inputs
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, EDR, LE;
USB 2.0 microUSB

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).


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.[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)

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