Samsung Galaxy Alpha is said to be a prime contender for challenging the iPhone 6 from Cupertino. The device carries a pretty exciting price tag especially looking at the specs it packs. However, you can bag it for just Rs. 37,490. It is available in four colour editions of Black, White, Blue, and Golden.
Display, Storage, Protection, and Graphics:
The device playing under Android 4.4 KitKat platform boasts a 4.7 inch Super AMOLED Capacitive HD touchscreen display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution with a very good pixel density of 312 PPI. You can always expect a better protection for the display powered by the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
It runs through the very efficient eight core Exynos 5430 processor mated with 2 GB RAM. For graphics enhancement, and better experience of the gamers the device has Mali-T628 GPU. The device offers a huge 32 GB native storage space. However, you can’t expand it further due to the lack of external microSD slots. The IP67 certification ensures it a dust and water resistive device, and the TouchWiz promises a great interface. There is FM available to satisfy the music passionate.
Camera, apps, Connectivity:
Coming to the shooters, the device sports a 12 MP option at the main end with LED flash, and a 2 MP facing front. The snapper becomes enhanced through the face detection, snapping stabilization, dual shot, etc. For your better health the device packs heart rate sensor and S Health. You can feel better safety through the fingerprint sensor.
Coming to the connectivity, the device has Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, microUSB 3.0, Bluetooth 4.0, 4G LTE, and infrared available. It gets powered by a Lithium Ion 1860 mAh battery that can offer back-up of 21 hours.
Samsung Galaxy Alpha Pros and Cons:
The designing part gets thoroughly enhanced through metal frame and squeezed size. It has a satisfactory snapper, and the Mali-T628 GPU ensures better gaming experience. The device carries a feather weight of just 115 grams.
Coming to the Cons, it gets quite apparent by missing the external storage slot. You can’t really afford this competing with iPhone 6. The resolution could be enhanced as well keeping the brand in vision.