Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
  • Released 2014, September 115g, 6.7mm thickness Android 4.4.4, up to 5.0.2 32GB storage, no card slot
  • Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A7) Mali-T628 MP6 Nano-SIM About 436.8 USD
  • 4.7" 720x1280 pixels
  • 12MP 2160p
  • 2GB RAM Exynos 5430 Octa
  • 1860mAh Li-Ion

Samsung Galaxy Alpha overview

Samsung Galaxy Alpha is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2014, September. Samsung Galaxy Alpha has 4.7 inch, Super AMOLED, a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Samsung Galaxy Alpha uses Exynos 5430 Octa (20 nm) chipset, Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A7) CPU, Mali-T628 MP6 GPU. Samsung Galaxy Alpha supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Nano-SIM. Samsung Galaxy Alpha has 12MP Single main camera, 2.1MP Single selfie camera. It uses Li-Ion 1860 mAh, removable battery. The price of Samsung Galaxy Alpha is about 436.8 USD.

Score the key features of Samsung Galaxy Alpha compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 44 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 36 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 49 / 100 points
  • Price: 49 / 100 points

Samsung Galaxy Alpha full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20 - G850F
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17 - SM-G850M
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Announced 2014, August. Released 2014, September
Status Discontinued

BODY

Dimensions 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm (5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), plastic back, aluminum frame
SIM Nano-SIM

DISPLAY

Type Super AMOLED
Size 4.7 inches, 60.9 cm2 (~70.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~312 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4

PLATFORM

OS Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Chipset Exynos 5430 Octa (20 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A7)
GPU Mali-T628 MP6

MEMORY

Card slot No
Internal 32GB 2GB RAM
  eMMC 5.0

MAIN CAMERA

Single 12 MP, f/2.2, 31mm (standard), AF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 2.1 MP

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB microUSB 2.0

FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate
  ANT+

BATTERY

Type Li-Ion 1860 mAh, removable
Stand-by Up to 350 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 11 h (3G)
Music play Up to 37 h

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scuba Blue
Models SM-G850F, SM-G850FQ, SM-G850Y, SM-G850M, SM-G850T, SM-G850A, SM-G850S, SM-G850L, SM-G850K
SAR 1.18 W/kg (head) 0.75 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.37 W/kg (head) 0.51 W/kg (body)
Price About 436.8 USD

TESTS

Performance Basemark OS II 2.0: 1054
Basemark X: 11065
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 3.509 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 61dB / Ring 75dB
Audio quality Noise -95.7dB / Crosstalk -65.6dB
Battery life Endurance rating 52h
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