Samsung Galaxy Alpha metallic design review and price

Samsung Galaxy Alpha metallic design review and price

Samsung Galaxy Alpha has a 4.7 inch Super AMOLED display at 720p, Octa Core (Quad 1.8GHz + Quad 1.3GHz) CPU, 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of space.

With Galaxy Alpha, Samsung brings a new approach regarding the design of its products. The new Samsung Galaxy Alpha metallic design is sophisticated and compact with metallic rim and hard case, wich makes it one of the best smartphones from Samsung.  Practical and stylish, Galaxy Alpha may be the best combination of style and revolutionary technology.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha metallic design

“Galaxy Alpha was built and designed based on the specific desires of the consumer market.” said JK Shin, CEO and Head of IT & Mobile Communications at Samsung Electronics.

New standards for  Samsung Galaxy design

Made after consumer desires, Samsung Galaxy Alpha metallic design is unique (without sacrificing phone functionality),  metallic edges, rounded corners and a black case, pleasant to touch.  With less than 7mm thick, Galaxy Alpha is one of the thinnest Galaxy devices.

But it’s not all about design

Samsung Galaxy Aplha meet the requirements of a top smartphone.  The device is equiped with a 4.7 inch Super AMOLED display (smaller than Samsung Galaxy S5 – 5.10 inch) , 4k video capture,  12 MP (rear) + 2.1 (front) camera. Beside the regular it has some new features like Ultra-Power Saving Mode, S Health, Finger Print Scanner, Private Mode and can be connected with the latest Samsung Gear Fit and Live Gear Gear 2 devices.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha specs 

Network LTE Cat.6 (300/50Mbps)
Display 4.7″ HD Super AMOLED (1280 x 720)
AP Octa Core (Quad 1.8GHz + Quad 1.3GHz)
OS Android 4.4.4 (KitKat)
Camera 12MP (rear) + 2.1MP (front)
Camera Features Beauty Face, Dual Camera, HDR (High Dynamic Range), Panorama, Selective Focus, Shot & More, Virtual Tour
Video UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) @30fps
Video Codec H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1,Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8, VP8
Video Format MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Audio Codec MP3, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, Vorbis, FLAC
Additional Features Ultra Power Saving Mode, Download Booster, Quick Connect, Private Mode
Google Mobile Service Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube
Connectivity WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac HT80, MIMO(2×2), Bluetooth®: 4.0 BLE / ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC
Sensor Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor ,Gesture Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, HR Sensor
Internal Memory 32GB, No micro SD Slot
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm, 115g
Battery 1,860 mAh


Samsung Galaxy Alpha release date rumors are that it would hit the market in September and the price would be around €599.

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