It’s Official: Samsung unveils the Galaxy Alpha

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha

The wait is over as Samsung releases the much anticipated Galaxy Alpha followed with an official video. The carefully styled metal phone is just 6.7 mm slim, making it the slimmest Galaxy smartphone the Korean company has produced to date.

The latest Alpha flagship phone from Samsung weighs just 115g and boasts a 4.7″ Super AMOLED 720p resolution display screen. Packed with the company’s own Exynos 5 octa core processor ( quad 1.8Ghz and 1.3 GHz), a RAM size of 2GB and a non-expandable internal memory of 32GB, finger print scanner, 12MP camera and a 2.1MP front camera,

Other features include heart-rate sensor, Ultra Power Saver Mode, LTE Cat.6 connectivity and other regular Samsung apps like S Health. All this will work under a 1860mAh battery. The Galaxy Alpha will run the Android KitKat 4.4.4.

The phone will be rolled out into the market this coming September in more than 150 countries. It will also come in five different colors, oh, and with a price tag of about €600 (price might vary).

Samsung Galaxy Alpha

You can check out the official video below:

Samsung seems to be hot on the heels of Apple as this phone seems to be a proactive step towards battling the upcoming iPhone 6 in the market and it seems Samsung has done a pretty good job with this one, from the outside to the inside, thumbs up to them. Well, it will indeed be interesting to see how both phones will fare in the market when they are released.

Source: GSMArena, Sammobile


  1. For Those Who Have Always Complained About Samsung’s Plasticky Phones, This Could Be The Beginning Of A New Metallic Era.

    If You Hate Plastic, You Would At Least Have Choices..

    Other Features Include Heart-rate Sensor,

    Some Of These Gimmicks… Hmm

    Wouldn’t It Make Better Sense To Include Something Like A Smoke/Fire Detector, A Seismic Detector., Or An Ambient Thermometer

    Why Would I Want To Sense My Heart Rate, And Having Sensed It, Would That Make The Doctor Ditch His Stethoscope, Or What?

    Let’s See If The Dwindling Comparative Fortunes Of Samsung Would Be Stemmed With This New Era Of The Metallos..

  2. Glad they took a break from plastic, next stop is that abominable physical button they insist on maintaining. Not terribly whelmed by that battery. In fact not whelmed by the phone period.

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