Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Samsung

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Voting results

Design
7.6
Features
7.2
Performance
7.3
Votes:
517

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

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
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
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)
SIM Nano-SIM
 - Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
Display Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches (~70.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (~312 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Platform OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), planned upgrade to v5.0 (Lollipop)
Chipset Exynos 5 Octa 5430
CPU Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU Mali-T628 MP6
Memory Card slot No
Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
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
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB microUSB v2.0
Features Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
 - ANT+ support
- Dropbox (50 GB cloud storage)
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- MP4/WMV/H.264 player
- MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Photo/video editor
- Document viewer
Battery   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
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 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

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha - user opinions and reviews

  • alpha user

Yes!

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  • 2015-04-26 21:48
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  • Samsunggg

Best design ever!!! Am using it,it is far better than Samsung s5 n closer to latest note 4 and s6!!!

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  • 2015-04-26 12:19
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  • omar

u can by using an otg cable instead of sdcard

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  • 2015-04-26 10:21
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