Published on September 29th, 20140
Samsung launches Galaxy Alpha
Priced at Rs 39,990, the new smartphone is said to the forerunner for many more devices from the Samsung stable.
by Manik Kakra | @Manik_K on Twitter
Samsung recently launched its new Android 4.4.4 smartphone in India, the Galaxy Alpha. The Galaxy Alpha, touted by the company as the beginning to many more exciting devices from them in the future, sports metallic sides and a polycarbonate back cover. Samsung is quite vocal about the phone being stylish and premium.
Weighing 115 grams and just 6.7 mm thick, this new phone sports a 4.7-inch (1280 x 720) Super AMOLED screen, and is powered by Samsung’s own Exynos SoC (1.8 GHz quad-core processor + 1.3 GHz quad-core processor) coupled with 2 GB of RAM. Loaded with 32 GB of on-board storage, there’s no storage expansion option. On the back, there’s a 12 MP (CMOS) (AF) camera (with an LED flash) that can shoot Ultra HD videos while the front has a 2.1 MP (CMOS) camera.
The Galaxy Alpha is equipped with a 1,860 battery unit, and is compatible with the Gear line of wearables. Other features include Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, NFC, 4G LTE connectivity, GPS, and FM Radio.
It will go on sale from next week in charcoal black, dazzling white and frosted gold for Rs 39,990.