Samsung Galaxy Alpha Review: Price, Specs, Pros and Cons

Review of Samsung Galaxy Alpha at a Glance:-

This Smartphone from Samsung comes up with semi flagship type features such as finger print scanner, heart rate sensor, Ultra HD recording, and 120 FPS slow motion video recordings. The body is made up of high-quality metal frame and super AMOLED display is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4, it has candy bar form factor didn’t feel slippery in hands. Display is HD 720p with 312 ppi display density having sharp and good viewing angles. The CPU is powered with Exynos 5 Octa 5430 Octa-Core processor with 2 GB RAM doest lag and able to run Asphalt 8 in HD mode without any frame drop. The 1860 mAh battery can be one of drawback of this handset but with ultra power saving mode it can give decent battery backup. 

Specification of Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Operating System
OS- Android
OS Version- v4.4.4 (KitKat) upgradable to v5.0
CPU- Exynos 5 Octa 5430
Clock Speed- 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 and 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
Core- Quad-core
GPU- Mali-T628 MP6

Screen and Display
Type- Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size- 4.7 inches
Display Reinforced- Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Display Density- 312 ppi

Rear- 12 MP
Front- 2.1 MP
Max. Video Resolution- 2160p
Max Video Frames- 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps and 720p@120fps

Form and Dimension
Phone Dimension- 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
Form- Bar
Weight- 115 g

Data Connection and Connectivity 
4G- LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
3G- Yes
Bluetooth- v4.0
WiFi- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Headphone Jack

Proximity- Yes
Accelerometer- Yes
Gyroscope- Yes

Memory and RAM
Internal (ROM)- 32 GB
External (SD)- NA

SIM Type- Nano-SIM
SIM Support- Single

Capacity- 1860 mAh
Stand By- 350 hours (3G)
Talktime- 11 hours (3G)

Phone’s Available Colour- Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold and Scuba Blue

Pros of Samsung Galaxy Alpha

  • NFC is supported.
  • Smooth touch .
  • It supports Ultra HD (4K) Video recording..
  • Real-time HDR allows you to take vivid shots in difficult lighting situations.
  • The camera quality is crystal clear.
  • It has Powerful Exynos 5 Octa 5430 Quad-core CPU.
  • Having LED Notification.
  •  Ultra Power Saving mode automatically shuts down unnecessary functions when activated.
  • Battery is removable. 
  • OTG Cable is supported.

Cons of Samsung Galaxy Alpha

  • Battery backup is not so impressive.
  • Screen display is HD (720p) not full HD (1080p)
  • Some of the handset has weak signal strength. 
  • Only Single SIM is supported.
  • The External SD card is not supported in this handset.

Solution of Problems in Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Why to buy and Final words about Samsung Galaxy Alpha

This handset is really a good option for all the users want to have Good camera, fast processor, and smooth user experience from their phone, As handset dropped its price to 22500 from 42000 can be a deal breaker. The only thing that can make it down is its 1860 mAh battery which gives average battery backup apart from that phone is superb. 

Price-  22500 INR
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