Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Specifications
Samsung Galaxy Alpha
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  • 4.7" 720x1280 pixels
  • 12MP 2160p
  • 2GB RAM Exynos 5430 Octa
  • 1860mAh Li-Ion
Released 2014, September 115g, 6.7mm thickness Android 4.4.4, up to 5.0.2 32GB storage, no card slot
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Versions: G850F (Europe); G850T (T-Mobile), G850M (Vodafone); G850FQ; G850Y
Also known as Samsung Galaxy Alfa

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - G850F
  LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 17(700) - SM-G850M
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2014, August
Status Available. Released 2014, September
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 Aluminum frame, plastic back
SIM Nano-SIM
Display
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
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
Main Camera
Single 12 MP, f/2.2, 31mm (standard), AF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps
Selfie Camera
Single 2.1 MP
Video
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
 Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms
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
  Removable Li-Ion 1860 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 350 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 11 h (3G)
Music play Up to 37 h
Misc
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 390 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II: 915 / 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

User opinions and reviews

  • Anonymous

There is already plenty enough storage on it.

  • Vin

Good phone against other A series, except for lacking of sd card slot..

  • Anonymous

Uninstall apps you don't use and it will be much better

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