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Samsung Galaxy Alpha

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Key specs

  • 12 Mpx
  • 4.7 in
  • 1280;720 px
  • 1860 mAh
  • Octa Core
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Samsung Galaxy Alpha Full Specifications

Hardware

Operating SystemAndroid 4.4
Cpu Speed1.8 GHz
CPU CoresOcta Core
CPU ModelSamsung Exynos 5 Octa 5410
GPU
GPU ModelPowerVR SGX544
Ram memory2GB

Display

Touchscreen
Colors16M
Screen size4.70 in
Resolution1280, 720
TechnologySuper AMOLED
Pixel Density312 ppi
Screen MaterialCorning Gorilla Glass 4.0
Dual screen support
Scratch resistant display
HDR
Ambient light sensor
Multi touch

Camera

Number of cameras2
Front Resolution2.1 Mpx
Primary rear resolution12 Mpx
Primary rear lens aperture2.2 f
Video recording
Highest video resolution1920, 1080
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution30 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)120 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1280, 720
Autofocus
Burst Mode
Digital Image Stabilization
Digital Zoom
Face Detection
Geo-tagging
HDR Capture
LED Flash
Panorama
Smile Detection
Touch Focus

Storage

Internal storage32GB
Memory card reader
Types of memory card supportedNo memory slot

Dimensions

Colour of productBlack, Blue, Copper, Gold, Pink, Red, Silver, White
MaterialMetal, Aluminium, Glass
Height5.21 in
Width2.58 in
Depth0.26 in
Weight0.25 lb
Physical keyboard/numpad
Water resistant
Shock resistant

Sensors

Accelerometer
Digital Compass
Fingerprint
Gyroscope
Barometer
Pedometer
Heart Rate Monitor
Proximity

Other features

IR

Navigation

Built-in navigation system
GPS
A-GPS
BeiDou
GLONASS

Connectivity

Dual sim support
Sim Card SizeNano-SIM
DLNA certified
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version4.0
Bluetooth profileA2DP, AVRCP
NFC
Connector typeUSB
Headphone Connection3.5 mm
USB version2.0
Type of USB connectorMicro-USB
USB On-The-Go (OTG)
Video output

Networks

2G GSM
GSM Frequencies850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz
3G UMTS
UMTS Frequences850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
HSPA
HSPA Frequencies850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz
HSPA+
DC-HSPA
HSDPA speed42 Mbps
HSUPA speed5.76 Mbps
LTE Frequencies800 MHz, 850 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz, 2600 MHz
4G Speed (download/upload)300/50
Mobile hotspot function
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Wireless networking standard802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Battery

Exchangeable battery
Battery TypeLithium Ion
Battery Capacity1860 mAh
Standby Time 2G350 h
Standby Time 3G350 h
Talk Time 3G11 h
Supports fast charging
Supports wireless charging
Built-in wireless charging

Voice

Voice over LTE (VoLTE)
Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi)

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Online reviews

iPhone 6 vs. Galaxy Alpha vs. Xperia Z3 Compact - GSMArena.com tests
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Samsung Galaxy Alpha | TechRadar
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Samsung Galaxy Alpha Review | Trusted Reviews
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