Zanzak, 31 Dec 2016Before Lollipop Alpha was a great phone. The battery could last 1 day with heavy use and even ... moreAn it would be very good for the reliability of GSMarena to update the review of Galaxy Alpha especially in the battery stamina part using a device who previously had kit kat and now runs Lollipop 5.0.2.
Before Lollipop Alpha was a great phone. The battery could last 1 day with heavy use and even 1.5 days with normal use and battery management on. Right now with a new battery and a resant factory reset the battery lasts 6-8 hours. No Marshmallow means never a Samsung device again. This is my fourth Samsung device and probably the last one. Samsung updated A3 and S5 mini and i am still waiting for 1 year now with a problematic device to fix it. Samsung promised the Lollipop 5.1.1 how was fixing the problems but without any information to the customers the decided to cancel Lollipop and they moved on for Marshmallow. So where is Marshmallow after 1 year? The company supports the high end and expensive devices. Alpha is high end and expensive device. No Marshmallow No Samsung.
Before Lollipop Alpha was a great phone. The battery could last 1 day with heavy use and even 1.5 days with normal use and battery management on. Right now with a new battery and a resant factory reset the battery lasts 6-8 hours. No Marshmallow means never a Samsung device again. This is my fourth Samsung device and Ithin the last one. Samsung uupdated A3 and S5 mini and i still a have to wait 1 year
Same here. I am very disappointed with Samsung for not releasing Marshmallow for this amazing phone. This is the best compact phone to date except the battery and i heard that Android 6.0 could manage battery better than previous version.
Samsung is known for poor after sales service including updates. I have been waiting waiting for 6.0 update since a year though less power S5 and other device recieved Android marshmallow update but still this high end premium Alpha not yet got Marshmallow updates. I am very much decided not to go to any samsung products untill alpha gets marshmallow. Recently need to purchase a mobile device for my family member this time I went with huawei mate 9 intentionally skipping S7 edge from my purchase list. just coz alpha not yet received android 6 update. I know samsung skim across all these postings and I believe samsung do the right needful for Alpha or else it will be samsung fate on losing loyal customer(s)
Anonymous, 27 Dec 2016no more samsung for me if no marshmallow for alpha!+1
I have samsung galaxy alpha with lollipop. ..
From some days my display is blinking can any 1 have that problem in his phn Plx suggest wt can I dooo
Now a5 is getting nougat update and alpha which was more expensive than a5 is still lollipop
Can anyone provide me system app touchwiz home for galaxy alpha. Because my touchwiz has been currupted and i dont want to format my phone. And dont worry guys i talk with samsung care india and they told marshmallow are definately come to galaxy alpha
I just love Galaxy Alpha. 1 of my favt. Works owsm. M using from 2 years
Guys... this phone is DEAD samsung just try to fix note 7 problem and launch the s8 next year.
I still don't know why sammy did this... the marshmallow update has been comfirmed since august 2015. S5 mini is pure shit but it got marshmallow. Original A3 got marshmallow!!
There is still time to the end of 2016 so i still hope that one day this beauty will get that update.
Less powered S5 got Marshmallow update but Alpha not yet ??!!??? Are you sleeping Samsung.! Provide Alpha device with Android 6 update orelse no more Samsung for me for life !! Wake-up .
jahangir, 23 Nov 2016Samsung s5 much batter than alpha s5 battery time is good color resulation very good guys ... moreI don't like the cheap plastic feel of s5 so I bought the alpha in 2015 it's faster also coz it's octagon core and has 720p screen which is less rendering for the cpu than s5 1080p screen.