Samsung Galaxy Alpha (2014) review
The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Samsung Galaxy Alpha smartphone.
The Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850) smartphone released in 2014. It is powered by Exynos 5 Octa 5430 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.
The Samsung Galaxy Alpha runs on Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 1860 mAh battery. It features a 4.7 inches AMOLED display with 720 x 1280 px resolution. The AMOLED technology is widely used for smartphones because of their gorgeous color reproduction abilities and very deep blacks.
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Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850) specifications
- Galaxy Alpha
- 115 g
- 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
- charcoal black
- SIM type
- Nano SIM
The Samsung Galaxy Alpha runs on Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, but the Galaxy Alpha's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.
- Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat)
- Exynos 5 Octa 5430
- Octa-core, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15, Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
- Mali-T628 MP6
Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 4.7 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.
- Super AMOLED
- 4.7 inches
- 720 x 1280 px
The smartphone's memory (2 GB) cannot be expanded.
- 2 GB
- Internal storage
- 32 GB
- External storage
The camera of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.
- Front camera
- 2.1 MP
- Rear camera
- 12 MP
4608 x 2592 px
Galaxy Alpha is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. The Galaxy Alpha comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. This Samsung smartphone doesn't have FM radio receiver.
- 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- Mobile network
- 2G / 3G / 4G
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- v4.0, A2DP, LE
- A-GPS, GLONASS
- FM radio
- microUSB 2.0
- 3.5 mm jack
The Li-Ion 1860 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.
- Li-Ion 1860 mAh
The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. A fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most secure ways to protect your smartphone. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display.
- Corning Gorilla Glass 4
- Official site
The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850) pictures
Samsung Galaxy Alpha's (SM-G850) comparisons
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