Samsung Galaxy Alpha launched for Rs 39,990; Airtel offers 5GB of free 4G data

As we reported earlier, Samsung has launched the Galaxy Alpha in India for Rs 39,990. The Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be available in the market starting first week of October .

Samsung Galaxy Alpha

The Galaxy Alpha is not only Samsung’s first metal-bodied Galaxy device but also its slimmest smartphone till date. It features a 4.7-inch HD Super AMOLED display, an octa-core Exynos 5430 processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB internal storage, 12MP primary camera, runs Android 4.4 KitKat and comes with other notable features such as power-saving mode, download booster, quick connect among others. The device also features a finger-print scanner and a heart-rate monitor. The Galaxy Alpha is equipped with rather inadequate battery capacity of 1,860 mAh.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Specifications:

  • 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display, 720 x 1280 pixels, 312 ppi,
  • Android 4.4.4 KitKat, Samsung TouchWiz UI, Download Booster, Private Mode
  • octa-core Samsung Exynos 5430 processor (1.8GHz quad-core Cortex A15 + 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex A7), Mali-T628 MP6 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 32GB Internal storage (no microSD card slot)
  • 12MP rear camera with 4K video recording and a 2.1MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE Cat.6 (300/50Mbps on 1800MHz), 42Mbps HSPA+
  • dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, NFC and microUSB v2.o port
  • Finger-Print Scanner, Heart-Rate Monitor, proximity sensor, gyro sensor, ambient light sensor, GLONASS A-GPS
  • 1,860 mAh removable battery, 6.7mm thin and weighs 115gram
  • Supports connectivity with Samsung Gear Fit, Gear Live and Gear 2 wearables

The device will be available at offline retail outlets and Samsung has promised that the device will be made available online as well as opposed to some non-official reports that have been doing rounds on the Internet. Samsung has also partnered with Airtel to offer 5GB 4G data for free for the first two months.

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November 6, 2014 10:38 pm 10:38 PM

Pls design a battery which lasts longer and replace it to the customers who have already purchased the sets . My set is around 20 days old. Other wise this is a shit set.

November 6, 2014 10:28 pm 10:28 PM

This is one of the worst samsung hand set I have purchased. It is only the looks which attract people. It has a very less battery. I have to charge the battery at least 2 times a day. I am surprised it consume so much of battery. I hv simply wasted money to buy Alfa. No 4G network. It heats up very fast. Samsung pls do something for me.

September 28, 2014 10:44 pm 10:44 PM

In the age of 4K display phones they bring Rs 40K for 720p display phone. What a joke by Smasung!

Even Rs 15K phones now comes with full HD display.