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Samsung Galaxy Alpha : Review, Specifications, Price And Features

Samsung Galaxy Alpha : Review, Specifications, Price And Features

by Abhishek VoheraAugust 14, 2014

Samsung had already launched Galaxy Alpha officially and this device will be released in more than 150 countries. Samsung had retained its signature Galaxy design in this smart phone and the body is made up of metal. It has rubberized the plastic of the back cover. The battery remains removable. The smart phone will surely bring a jaw dropping sales for Samsung and will blast the smart phone world. Let us discuss some cool features of Samsung Galaxy Alpha.

samsung galaxy alpha

Display and Body

Galaxy Alpha has got a 4.7 inches HD Super AMOLED display screen with a nice resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. It is thinner and lighter in weight. It is just 6.7 mm thin and weight around 115 g. The body is made up of metal and the back cover is designed with rubberized plastic. The dimensions of this phone are 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm. This phone is available in different colors like Frosted Gold, Dazzling White, Charcoal Black, Scuba Blue, and Sleek Silver.

Sound, Memory and Data

The sound of this smart phone is just average, but it is a good experience to hear the songs in this device. It comes with an internal storage memory of 32 GB. However, the internal memory cannot be increased due to the absence o memory card slot in this smart phone. The phone supports 4G LTE, Bluetooth, NFC, Wi-Fi, and GPS.



Galaxy Alpha comes with a powerful rear camera of 12 mega pixels and the front camera of 2.1 mega pixels. The camera at rear end is capable of recording video at 4K quality. There is a single LED flash in the rear camera. The front camera is slightly higher than the camera of other smart phones in its range. This front camera is enough to capture a perfect selfie.


The phone comes with a powerful processor Exynos 5 Octa Core Processor. It has got four 1.3 GHz Cortex A-7 cores and four 1.8 GHz Cortex A-15 cores. It has a 2 GB RAM to handle the multitasking easily without getting a lag. It is installed with Android 4.4.4 Kitkat. It even has the IR blaster to take the full control of your TV along with finger prints scanner and the heart rate monitor. It comes with the TouchWiz user interface.


Battery and Price

It has a relatively low battery size of 1860mAh. It offers the talk time of only 10 hours when in 3G mode. The battery inside the smart phone is removable. This device is priced at $689 in markets of US. The markets of Asia may receive this phone slightly at a higher price.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Verdict

Why to buy Samsung Galaxy Alpha?

  • The phone has got the metal body
  • The front camera of this smart phone has a higher resolution than other smart phones
  • It has got a good latest processor

Why not to buy Samsung Galaxy Alpha?

  • The resolution of rear camera is low and auto-focus is missing
  • The battery is quite weak


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About The Author
Abhishek Vohera
Abhishek Vohera is the Founder and Chief Editor at Above Android. He is from Mumbai, India. Abhishek is a Software Engineer at Multi-National Company by profession and Blogger and SEO expert by passion. He is crazy about Android and a true Google Fan Boy.
  • MohammadWasiullah

    When it will be come in the retail market.

  • Allof Us

    What is the resoultion of camera

  • Allof Us

    what is the price

  • Allof Us

    when it will come into sale

  • Allof Us

    when i can expect the answers of my question


    very Expensive phone