Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Added: 08.13.14 | Updated: 10.19.20
  • Model: Galaxy Alpha
  • Brand: Samsung
  • Rating: 5.00 out of 5 (2 votes)
  • Price: 390 EUR
  • Year of manufacture: 2014
  • Dimensions: 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
  • Weight: 115 g
  • Chipset: Exynos 5430 Octa (20 nm)
  • Built-in memory: 32 GB
  • Screen: Super AMOLED 4.7 inches
  • Battery: 1860 mAh
  • Rear camera: Single, 12MP
  • Front camera: Single, 2.1MP

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Other names

Versions: G850F (Europe); G850T (T-Mobile), G850M (Vodafone); G850FQ; G850Y Also known as Samsung Galaxy Alfa

Launch date

2014, August

Samsung Galaxy Alpha PricePrice

First price

390 EUR

Samsung Galaxy Alpha dimension, size, weightDesign


5.21 in (132.4 mm)


2.58 in ( 65.5 mm)


0.26 in ( 6.7 mm)


4.06 oz (115 grams)

Build materials

Aluminum frame, plastic back

Water resistant


Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scuba Blue


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Samsung Galaxy Alpha screenScreen

Technology Super AMOLED

4.7 in

Screen Area

60.9 cm2


720 x 1280 px

Points per inch

312 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 4

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha ProcessorHardware


- Exynos 5430 Octa (20 nm)


- Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A7)


- Mali-T628 MP6

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

32 GB, 2 GB RAM

Memory Card Slot


Samsung Galaxy Alpha SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 5.0.2 (Lollipop)

User Interface

Samsung Galaxy Alpha main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-12 MP, f/2.2, 31mm (standard), AF


LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps

Samsung Galaxy Alpha selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras



-2.1 MP

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - G850F 
LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 17(700) - SM-G850M
SIM Card Nano-SIM
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
SAR EU 0.37 W/kg (head)     0.51 W/kg (body)    
SAR 1.18 W/kg (head)     0.75 W/kg (body)    

Samsung Galaxy Alpha wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
USB microUSB 2.0

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Battery type and CapacityBattery


1860 mAh


 Removable Li-Ion


Standby - Up to 350 h (3G)
Video playback - Up to 11 h (3G)
Audio playback - Up to 37 h



Samsung Galaxy Alpha sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio No
Others -Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic


Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate

Other specifications



Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy Alpha antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 7 Score50125 (Position 709 out of 2128)

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 5 Single Core171 (Position 1457 out of 1884)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core516 (Position 1644 out of 1873)
GeekBench 4 Single Core782 (Position 464 out of 1024)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core2457 (Position 531 out of 1022)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript1804

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Samsung. However, there may be differences in specifications.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Samsung Galaxy Alpha cost?

The price of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 390 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the Samsung Galaxy Alpha come out?

Samsung Galaxy Alpha mobile was launched on in these colors: Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scuba Blue.

What is the size and weight of Samsung Galaxy Alpha ?

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha has dimensions of Height: 132.4 mm Width: 65.5 mm Thickness: 6.7 mm and weighs approximately 115 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of Samsung Galaxy Alpha?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 4.7 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 720 x 1280 px at a pixel density of 312 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a Samsung Galaxy Alpha have?

Device comes with chipset Exynos 5430 Octa (20 nm) with processor Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A7). Samsung Galaxy Alpha is available with internal memory of 32 GB, 2 GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha?

The device have a Single rear camera setup with specs of 12 MP, f/2.2, 31mm (standard), AF and features like LED flash, panorama, HDR

What are the front camera specs and MP of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 2.1 MP and features like