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Samsung Galaxy A5 now available in Canada

Galaxy A5

Samsung and its Canadian carrier partners have added the Galaxy A5 to their arsenals.

This mid-range smartphone is available in Black Sky and Blue Mist and comes with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, a fingerprint sensor, 5.2-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, 1.9 GHz octa-core processor, and 16-megapixel rear and front-facing cameras.

The device is available through Bell, Telus, Koodo, Virgin, Rogers, Fido, SaskTel, Videotron and Freedom Mobile. As for pricing, the A5 is available unlocked through CDW for as high as $525 or through carriers for as low as $460. The contract price is set at $100 on a two-year term. Notably, the A5 is Band 66 compatible, allowing it take advantage of Freedom Mobile’s new LTE network.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Display

5.2-inch Super AMOLED display, 1080 x 1920 pixels

Processor

Exynos 7880

RAM

3GB

Storage

32GB (expandable)

Dimensions (in.)

146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm

Weight

157g

Rear Facing Camera

16-megapixel (f/1.9, LED flash, AF)

Front Facing Camera

16-megapixel (f/1.9)

OS

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Battery

3000mAh (non-removable)

Network Connectivity

GSM / HSPA / LTE

Sensors

Accelerometer, Proximity, Geomagnetic, RGB Light, Hall, Fingerprint scanner, Barometer

SIM Type

Nano SIM

Launch Date

March 17, 2017

Misc

Colours: Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud | IP68 dust/water resistant, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v 4.2, ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC (UICC, eSE)

Display

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

5.2-inch Super AMOLED display, 1080 x 1920 pixels

Processor

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Exynos 7880

RAM

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

3GB

Storage

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

32GB (expandable)

Dimensions (in.)

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm

Weight

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

157g

Rear Facing Camera

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

16-megapixel (f/1.9, LED flash, AF)

Front Facing Camera

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

16-megapixel (f/1.9)

OS

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Battery

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

3000mAh (non-removable)

Network Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

GSM / HSPA / LTE

Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Accelerometer, Proximity, Geomagnetic, RGB Light, Hall, Fingerprint scanner, Barometer

SIM Type

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Nano SIM

Launch Date

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

March 17, 2017

Misc

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Colours: Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud | IP68 dust/water resistant, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v 4.2, ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC (UICC, eSE)

Related: Samsung’s Galaxy A5 is a toned-down S7 for about $300 less

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