Samsung has announced a LTE-A enabled smartphone dubbed as the Samsung Galaxy Alpha. The phone is also known as the Samsung SM-G850F and comes in multiple color options like Charcoal Black, Dazzling White, Sleek Silver, Scuba Blue and Frosted Gold Colors. The phone is expected to be priced at around Rs. 42,200 or US$ 670 however the figure is yet to be confirmed. The phone will go on sale from September 12, 2014 in Russia followed by 150 Countries globally.
Samsung Galaxy Alpha Features
The Galaxy Alpha measures are 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm (Height x Width x Thickness) and weighs 115 Grams. The phone gives out it’s own sense of style statement with slim metallic frame and a removable back cover. As an added bonus, Samsung has also included Heart Rate Sensor, Finger Print Sensor for added security protection and biometric screen locking.
The Galaxy Alpha Features 4.7-Inch Super AMOLED Capacitive Display boasting 1280 x 720 Pixels Full HD Resolution at 312ppi Pixel Density. The phone gets its processing power from Exynos 5 5430 Octa Processor which consists of 1.8GHz Quad Core Cortex-A15 + 1.3GHz Quad Core Cortex-A7 CPU’s. The phone also has ARM Mali-T628 MP6 GPU coupled with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of non Expandable storage (25GB user available).
The Galaxy Alpha Specs also inlcude a 2.1 Mega Pixel Snapper on the front for Sefie clicks and video calling. The back side has a 12 Mega Pixel Camera with LED Flash, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, OIS, HDR, Face / Smile Detection, Burst Mode, Geo-Tagging etc. The phone runs on Andriod 4.4.4 Kit Kat OS overlapped with Samsung’s own TouchWiz UI. The phone has 1860 mAh removable battery as well. On the connectivity front, the device supports 2G, 3G, 4G-LTE Connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Hotspot, DLNA, Dual Band, Bluetooth V4.0 with A2DP, MicroUSB V2.0, A-GPS / GLONASS support, NFC, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.
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Samsung Galaxy Alpha Specifications
|Name||Samsung Galaxy Alpha|
|Price||Rubles 24,990 / Rs. 42,200 / US$ 670 Expected|
|Body||Dimensions||132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm|
|SIM||Single Nano SIM|
|Network||GSM||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|WCDMA||850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|4G-LTE||800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 MHz|
|Data Speed||GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA: 42 Mbps, LTEA, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL / 50 Mbps UL|
|Technology||Super AMOLED Capacitive Touch Screen|
|Resolution||1280 x 720 Pixels Resolution|
|Chipset||CPU||1.8GHz Quad Core Cortex-A7 + 1.3GHz Quad Core Cortex-A7 Exynos 5 Octa Core 5430 Processor|
|GPU||Mali – T628 Mp6|
|RAM||2GB LPDDR3 @ 933MHz|
|Storage||Internal||32GB built-in (25GB user available)|
|Camera||Front||2.1 Mega Pixels|
|Rear||12 Mega Pixels|
|Camera Features||LED Flash, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Optical Image Stabilization, Face / Smile Detection, Burst Mode, Digital Zoom, HDR, Panorama|
|Operating System||Android 4.4.4 KitKat / TouchWiz UI|
|Connectivity||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, MIMO, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Dual Band, DLNA|
|Bluetooth||Yes, V4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE|
|GPS||A-GPS / GLANOSS|
|Audio Jack||Yes, 3.5 mm|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyro, Compass, Heart Rate, Finger Print sensor|