Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Samsung

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Daily interest
33%
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Voting results

Design
7.5
Features
7.0
Performance
7.1
Votes:
361

Available as:
SM-G850F for Europe
SM-G850A for AT&T
SM-G850T for T-Mobile
SM-G850M for Vodafone
Also known as Samsung Galaxy Alfa, Samsung SM-G850Y, Samsung SM-G850FQ

General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
SIM Nano-SIM
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)
 - Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.7 inches (~312 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection TBC
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Memory Card slot No
Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Data GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
Speed HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat4, 150 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
NFC Yes
USB microUSB v2.0
Camera Primary 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality
Features Dual camera, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, check quality
Secondary 2.1 MP
Features OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Chipset Exynos 5 Octa 5430
CPU Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU Mali-T628 MP6
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Radio No
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scuba Blue
 - ANT+ support
- Dropbox (50 GB cloud storage)
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- MP4/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
- MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Organizer
- Photo/video editor
- Document viewer
- Voice memo/dial/commands
- Predictive text input (Swype)
Battery   Li-Ion 1860 mAh battery
Stand-by
Talk time
Misc SAR US 1.18 W/kg (head)     0.75 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.37 W/kg (head)     0.51 W/kg (body)    
Price group
Tests Performance Basemark OS II: 915 / 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

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha - user opinions and reviews

  • bruce waynee

its available at 37k in India , not 50k. Even only 1810 mAH battery , It last long actually more than S5 with 2800 mAH in real life

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  • 2014-10-20 12:06
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  • Kumar

Yesterday I checked the phone. Please find my observations as mentioned below: 1) It Feels very cheap. Especially the quality of plastic used on the back 2) The display is below average. Even if the phones in the range of 15-20 k have got m...

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  • 2014-10-20 11:56
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  • FooF

Though they have really managed to improve build quality. They have really sucked big time on battery. You need a min 2500mah to 3000mah for phones like these. No doubt on the pricing, 3 to 6 months down the line 30% price reduction.

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  • 2014-10-20 10:12
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