Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Samsung

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Voting results

Design
7.5
Features
7.0
Performance
7.2
Votes:
455

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 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20) - G850F
  LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 17) - SM-G850M
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat4 150/50 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 Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
 - 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

  • Karan.

U can't compare these two phones. A5 is having Weak chiset sd410 , sd410 is a thing of Midrange devices

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  • 2015-01-30 16:43
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  • chedsabahmalaysia

Hi. you are right. done same thing to get the most usable picts in low light. peace..

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  • 2015-01-30 15:59
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  • Karan.

In low light , Need to play with iso and Expose value settings to get good pic in low light .

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  • 2015-01-30 13:45
  • rKt$
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