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 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 4K@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps
Selfie Camera
Single 2.1 MP
Video
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
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
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
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 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

  • jose

Samsung Galaxy S9/S10e are better than iphone SE and 12 mini is twice more expensive than new S9. Plus, if you dont want to check price, try look on Asus Zenfone 8. Way, way better than 12 mini, 120hz Super Amoled and way better HW specs with doubl...

  • Anonymous

SE 2020 has a very accurate calibrated screen and wide color gamut. If it‘s not good enough, what about iPhone 12 mini. It has OLED and has an identical size to Alpha

  • Anonymous

iphone's se 2020 screen is a rubbish. It can not even represent correctly the actual colour of a picture. Very bad saturation.

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