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Samsung Galaxy Alpha All specs

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Good Android phone with 2.5GHz Quad-Core processor provides good performance and great system execution of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850A).

With one SIM card slot, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850A) allows download up to 150 Mbps for internet browsing, but it also depends on the carrier.

Great connectivity of this device includes Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) and NFC to make mobile payments or connection to other devices.

Including the battery, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850A) phone has 115 grams and it's a very thin device, only 6.7mm.

4.3/10

📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Other model namesAT&T Samsung Galaxy Alpha S801 SM-G850A for USA
Country or region availableUSA
USA
BrandSamsung
Release date9/1/2014
Depth6.7 millimeters (0.26 inches)
Size (width x height)65.5 x 132.4 millimeters (2.58 x 5.21 in)
Weight115 grams (4.03 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
System versionAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
User Interfacefeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC (28nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
2.5GHz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330 578Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
RAM memory2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (25GB available)
External storageNot supported

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)312 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Dual-SIMNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,17)
Primary 5G networkNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x2592 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
LoudspeakerSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more
RadioNot supported
TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
USBMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupported
Infrared portNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity1860 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Talk time autonomy11 hours
Standbyfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupported
Video callingSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Silver, White, Gold, Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Dual Shot camera (video + photo)
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Dropbox 50GB
- ANT+ support

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.25W/kg (head), 1.05W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.4W/kg (head), 0.265W/kg (body)
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