SAMSUNG Galaxy Alpha Specifications and Review

OS
Android v4.4.4 KitKat, planned upgrade to v5.0 Lollipop
ANNOUNCED
2014, August
MRKT STATUS
Available
RELEASE DATE
2014, September

SAMSUNG Galaxy Alpha Specifications

General Features of SAMSUNG Galaxy Alpha
 
Networks Supported
Technology 2G Network :: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network :: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network :: LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20) – G850F
Operating System Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), planned upgrade to v5.0 (Lollipop)
SIM Nano-SIM
Chipset Exynos 5 Octa 5430
Processing Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
Graphics Mali-T628 MP6
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate
Announced 2014, August
Status Available. Released 2014, September
Manufacturer SAMSUNG
Body
 
Dimensions (WxDxH) 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm (5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz)
Colors Available Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scuba Blue
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Display
 
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches (~70.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Sound
 
Alert Types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Memory
 
Card Slots
Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Data & Communications
 
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browsers HTML5
Radio No
GPS & Navigation Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
USB microUSB v2.0
Camera
 
Resolution 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels, autofocus, LED flash,
Features Dual camera, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps,
Battery
 
Type Li-Ion 1860 mAh battery
Stand By Up to 350 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 11 h (3G)
Music Play Up to 37 h

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