Samsung’s new Galaxy A5 – the latest in its Alpha range – combines a sleek new design with decent specifications to create a compelling mid-range smartphone that looks much better than its competitors. Thin, light and manageable The A5 is one of the best built Samsung smartphones yet. It is 6.7mm thin, which is 0.2mm thinner than an iPhone 6 and thinner than most Android and Windows Phones. The metal frame, glass front and smooth – almost silky – plastic back feel sturdy, without give or flex anywhere on the body. At 123g it’s also quite light for a 5in smartphone – for comparison the iPhone 6 weighs 129g, the Galaxy S6 138g and the Motorola Moto G 2015 with 4G 155g. The 5in screen is bright, vivid and reasonably sharp with a pixel density of 294 pixels per inch (PPI) That’s the same as a 5in Motorola Moto G, but it does mean it is noticeably less crisp than the 432ppi Galaxy S5. For a smartphone with a 5in screen, the Galaxy A5 is surprisingly small and manageable, making it quite easy to use with one hand. Specifications Screen: 5in 1280 x 720 (720p) Super AMOLED Processor: 1.2GHz quad-core… Read full this story
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