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Samsung Galaxy Alpha Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy Alpha Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2014, August
  • Dimensions: 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
  • Weight: 115 g
  • Screen: 4.7", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Single, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 2.1 MP
  • Memory: 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 1860 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Release date 2014, August
Dimensions (HxWxD) 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm | 5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in
Weight 115 g | 4.06 oz
Body build Aluminum frame, plastic back
Colors Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scuba Blue
Battery 1860 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion
Battery life
Stand by time- Up to 350 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 11 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 37 h
Approximate price390 EUR
Screen
Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 4.7" inc
Screen area 60.9 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio70.2%
Screen resolution 720 x 1280 px
PPI /points per inch/ 312 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 12 MP, Single
Camera specs
-12 MP, f/2.2, 31mm (standard), AF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps
Front camera, selfie 2.1 MP, Single
Specifications 2.1 MP
Performance
Operating system OS Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Chipset - Exynos 5430 Octa (20 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A7)
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-T628 MP6
External memory No
Internal memory 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score50125
GeekBench 5 Single Core171
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core516
GeekBench 4 Single Core782
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core2457
GeekBench 4 RenderScript1804
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Nano-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.18 W/kg (head)     0.75 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.37 W/kg (head)     0.51 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio No
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate
- ANT+
- Versions: G850F (Europe); G850T (T-Mobile), G850M (Vodafone); G850FQ; G850Y Also known as Samsung Galaxy Alfa

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha was around 390 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2014, August.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha is 115 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha is 4.7" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha is 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.