Samsung appears to be all geared up to announce its first metal clad smartphone, Galaxy Alpha in India on September 27. The South Korean tech firm will be hosting an event in New Delhi for the same and is inviting the tech media for the same. As of now, there is no quote regarding the pricing of the Galaxy Alpha, but it should be costing over Rs 40,000 in India.
To remind you about the specifications, Samsung Galaxy Alpha features an aluminum alloy frame and a plastic back cover. It is given a 4.7 inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels. In terms of raw hardware, the device uses an octa-core Exynos 5 Octa 5430 chipset paired with 2 GB of RAM.
Imaging capabilities in the Galaxy Alpha include a 12 MP primary snapper that is teamed up with auto focus, LED flash and 4K video recording. The handset also boasts of a 2.1 MP front-facing selfie camera for making video calls and in clicking gorgeous looking self portrait shots.
Storage wise, the Galaxy Alpha packs an abundant 32 GB of native storage capacity that cannot be expanded as there is no micro SD card slot onboard. Fueled by Android 4.4.4 KitKat platform topped with TouchWiz UI, this device has 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC and a 1,860 mAh battery.
Given that Samsung will be releasing the Galaxy Alpha in the country on September 27, there are increased possibility for the Galaxy Note 4 release to be delayed. Earlier, it was alleged that the fourth generation phablet will be announced in India in the first week of October.
|Samsung Galaxy Alpha
|4.7 inch, HD
|Octa Core Exyno 5430
|32 GB, Non-Expandable
|Android 4.4.4 KitKat
|12 MP/ 2.1 MP
|Yet to be announced