Samsung introduces Galaxy Alpha featuring large screen size and metal casing

Samsung Galaxy AlphaThe South Korean electronics company, Samsung has unveiled the new Galaxy Alpha smartphone and has termed it “the evolution of Galaxy design” proclaiming its shiny metal structure, graceful arched corners and smooth back cover.

Price and availability:
Although the company has not officially announced the price of the smartphone, yet as per a report it would be available at $689 (Rs. 42,250 approx.). Samsung has declared that Galaxy Alpha would be released worldwide in more than 150 countries beginning September this year.

As per the South Korean manufacturer, highly modern and intricate construction techniques have been utilized to develop its metal frame.

Features and specifications:
The Samsung Galaxy Alpha sports a 4.7-inch screen with HD super AMOLED display (729 x 1280 pixels). It has a sleek design measuring 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm and its weight is 115 grams. The handset supports LTE CAT-6 which allows LTE-A speed up to a maximum of 300 Mbps.

The device contains an Octa-core chipset powered by 1.8 GHz quad core and 1.3 GHz quad core having the clock speed of 2.5 GHz. Samsung had earlier launched the octa-core version of Galaxy S5, therefore it can be presumed that the octa-core version of Galaxy Alpha would also be introduced followed by the LTE-A version.

The capacity of RAM is 2GB whereas internal storage space is 32 GB and it’s non-expandable. The rear camera quality is 12-megapixel coupled with 2.1-megapixel front camera. The battery power is 1860 mAh.

Connectivity options and colour choices:
It supports LTE, Wi-Fi, Micro-USB, 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, NFC and Bluetooth. Similar to flagship Galaxy S5, Galaxy Alpha also comes with fingerprint scanner. Initially, it will be available in Dazzling White, Charcoal Black, Scuba Blue, Frosted Gold and Sleek silver colours.

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