Samsung Galaxy Alpha Review
Samsung unveiled their latest android smartphone Samsung Galaxy Alpha. Samsung Galaxy Alpha is now official and this hot premium handset comes with a metal frame. It makes the Apha thinnest in the Galaxy lineup of Samsung smartphones. For the first time consumers will be able to pre-order the new gadget – Samsung Galaxy Alpha.
On external Samsung Galaxy Alpha offers a sleek and stylish looks with metal body. THe display is enough big and it is a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 720 x 1280-pixel for viewing videos and images in high quality.
Android 4.4.4 KitKat with TouchWiz supports the Samsung Galaxy Alpha. It is packed with good hardware specifications, includes powerful Exynos 5430 chipset. The processor used in Samsung Galaxy Alpha is a octa-core, four cores running at 1.8GHz and four more at 1.3GHz for high speed performance.
2GB RAM is the key feature of Samsung Galaxy Alpha. Samsung always offers high clarity and quality assured cameras for images and videos capturing. The camera pack includes 12-megapixel rear camera for photography. Front camera is a 2.1-megapixel front camera for video calls.
Storage options in Samsung Galaxy Alpha includes 32GB of internal storage. You can store all your favorite movies, songs and videos in its microSD card slot for future use. Connectivity options of Samsung Galaxy Alpha includes 4G+ LTE connectivity, Cat. 6 with 300Mbps down/50Mbps up speeds.
1860mAh battery powers the Samsung Galaxy Alpha smartphone. In terms of dimensions the phone measures 0.26” (6.7mm) thick. The price of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha – off contract is $689. It is around Rs. 42,000/- in India. The phone will be released on September 12th 2014.
Samsung Galaxy Alpha Specifications
|Operating System||Android v4.4.4(KitKat) OS|
|Processor (CPU)||1.8 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A15 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A7|
|System on Chip (SoC)||Exynos 5 Octa 5430|
|Network||2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G: WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|4G: LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 MHz|
|GPRS/EDGE 9Class 12)|
|Primary Camera (Rear)||12 MP|
|Secondary Camera (Front)||2.1 MP|
|Camera Features||LED flash, autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, panorama, HDR, 2160p@30fps video recording|
|Secondary Storage||Expandable up to 128GB via microSD card|
|Display Size||4.7 Inches, 720 x 1280 pixels resolutions, 320 ppi|
|Display Technology||Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen|
|Audio||Supported audio file formats: MP3, AAC, WMA|
|Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|Video||Supported video file formats: 3GP, MP4, WMV|
|3.5mm audio jack||Yes|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Profiles|
|Navigation||A-GPS with GLONASS|
|Sensors||Gyro, proximity, compass, accelerometer, fingerprint sensor, heart rate sensor|
|Dimensions||5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 inches|
|Battery||1860 mAh Li-Ion battery|
|Software’s||Preloaded apps and games, Document viewer, HTML5 Browser|
Samsung Galaxy Alpha Price in India: Rs. 42,000/- Approx
Other best offering from Samsung in this price range with great specifications includes Samsung Galaxy S5 and Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini. Samsung Galaxy S5 Features Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS with TouchWiz UI, 5.1 Inches capacitive touch screen, 2.5 GHz Quad-core Krait 400 Processor and 2GB RAM.
While the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini Key Features Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS, 4.5 Inches capacitive touch screen, 1.4 GHz Quad-core processor, 1.5GB RAM, 8MP rear, 16GB Internal storage and 2100 mAh Li-Ion battery.