Samsung has finally launched the metal-clad Galaxy Alpha smartphone in India. The Samsung Galaxy Alpha announced with 6.7mm metal frame around a plastic body, will be available starting first week of October in India.
The smartphone runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box and more of it features a 4.7-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) Super AMOLED display and measures at 132.4×65.5×6.7mm and weighs 115 grams. It’s powered by an octa-core Exynos (1.8GHz Quad + 1.3GHz Quad) processor and sports a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash and a 2.1MP front-facing sensor.
It packs an 1860mAh battery and supports Micro-USB, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, 4G/ LTE, and NFC. Samsung says that the Alpha smartphone is capable with 4G/LTE bands in India. The Galaxy Alpha comes with a Finger Scanner for a secure, biometric screen locking feature and mobile payments and a built-in heart rate monitor.
Commenting on the launch, S.K. Kim, Managing Director, Sales, Samsung Electronics, India said,
As the market leader, Samsung has significantly contributed to the market growth by setting new benchmarks in offering the best-in-class technology and products. With the launch of Galaxy Alpha, Samsung is announcing a new design approach to satiate customer demands for an irresistibly stunning and stylish product. This revolutionary product will change the dynamics of the premium smartphone segment in India.
The Galaxy Alpha was built and designed based on the specific desires of the consumers, said, Asim Warsi, Vice President, Mobile & IT, Samsung India.
With an entirely new appearance, the Galaxy Alpha focuses on both beauty and functionality combining a stunning metal frame and slim, light weight design with the same powerful hardware and features users expect from a flagship Galaxy mobile device.
Samsung Galaxy Alpha Specifications
- 4.7-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) Super AMOLED display
- Octa-Core Exynos (1.8 GHz Quad + 1.3GHz Quad) processor
- Android 4.4.4 (KitKat)
- 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, 4K Video recording
- 2.1MP front-facing camera
- 6.7mm thick and weighs 115 grams
- 2GB RAM, 32GB internal memory
- S Health 3.0, Heart rate sensor
- 4G LTE-A Cat.6 / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2X2 MIMO), Bluetooth v4.0 LE, GPS, NFC
- 1860 mAh Battery
The Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be available in Charcoal Black, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Sleek Silver, Scuba Blue colors. Priced at Rs. 39,990 in India