Samsung Galaxy Alpha review & Specs

  • Release Date: 2014, August
  • Dimensions: 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
  • Weight: 115 g
  • Screen: 4.7", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Single, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 2.1 MP
  • Memory: 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 1860 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate

General info

The general info contains information about specific screen technology, display size and the maximum number of displayed colors. Also, here you will find the information about total number of dots per inch and screen resolution.

Technology: Super AMOLED
Touchscreen: capacitive touchscreen
Display colors: 16M
Screen size: 4.7" inc
Screen area: 60.9 cm2
Screen format: 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio: 70.2%
Screen resolution: 720 x 1280 px
PPI /points per inch/: 312 PPI
Screen protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Camera and Video

Today the smartphones are going to replace a traditional camera and makes stand-alone cameras obsolete. Smartphones produce awesome images with great color. Below are presented parameters for taking photos and video shooting for smartphone Samsung Galaxy Alpha.

Rear camera, main: 12 MP, Single
Camera specs: 12 MP, f/2.2, 31mm (standard), AF
Functions: LED flash, panorama, HDR
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Front camera, selfie: 2.1 MP, Single
Specifications: 2.1 MP


The general technical specifications of the mobile phone – amount of internal and random access memories (capacities), central and graphics processing units. Results of performance testing.

Operating system OS: Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Chipset: Exynos 5430 Octa (20 nm)
Processor CPU: Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A7)
Graphics processor GPU: Mali-T628 MP6
External memory: No
Internal memory: 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score: 50125
GeekBench 4 Single Core: 782
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core: 2457
GeekBench 4 RenderScript: 1804

General specs

Color gamut offered by manufacturers, battery capacity, and product dimensions.

Release date: 2014, August
Dimensions (HxWxD): 132.4 Х 65.5 Х 6.7 mm
Weight: 115 g
Colors: Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scuba Blue
Battery: 1860 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion
Approximate price: 390 EUR
Battery life: Stand by time- Up to 350 h (3G) Talking time- Up to 11 h (3G) Music play - Up to 37 h
Body build: Aluminum frame, plastic back

Communication and Connectivity

Type of SIM card required by the mobile phone, support of different mobile communication standards, and GPS system.

SIM card: Nano-SIM
Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Edge: Yes
Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC: Yes
USB: microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth: 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation: SAR - 1.18 W/kg (head)     0.75 W/kg (body)     SAR EU - 0.37 W/kg (head)     0.51 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio: No
Headphone jack: Yes
Others: Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate - ANT+ - Versions: G850F (Europe); G850T (T-Mobile), G850M (Vodafone); G850FQ; G850Y Also known as Samsung Galaxy Alfa

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