Samsung Galaxy Alpha with slim metallic frame announced

Finally putting an end to the numerous leaks surfacing over the past few days, Samsung has officially announced the Samsung Galaxy Alpha.


Samsung has officially announced the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, which is the company’s new addition to the wide range of Galaxy devices. Just as seen in recent rumours, the handset has a refreshing metal frame on the side rim with smooth finish on the back cover. The device has a 4.7 inch Super AMOLED display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The smartphone comes with fingerprint scanner and built-in heart rate monitor.


The Samsung Galaxy Alpha is powered by the octa core Exynos processor along with 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage. There is a rear facing 12 MP camera with LED flash and 4K video recording capabilities. There is also a front facing 2.1 MP camera. The device runs on the latest Android KitKat version with an 1860 mAh battery. The handset is expected to be launched in over 150 countries starting from September.


Speaking about the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, JK Shin, CEO and Head of IT & Mobile Communication at Samsung Electronics, said, “The Galaxy Alpha was built and designed based on the specific desires of the consumer market. 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 specs:

  • 4.7 inch display
  • 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
  • 1.8 GHz octa core Exynos processor
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 32 GB internal memory
  • 12 MP primary camera
  • 2.1 MP front facing camera
  • Google Android v4.4.4 KitKat
  • 1860 mAh battery