Samsung’s first metal-bodied smartphone, Galaxy alpha, is now available online at a price as low as Rs 26,990.
The phone which was launched at Rs 39,990 in September, is available at a discount of Rs 13,000 on online marketplace . Samsung’s official India e-store is still selling Galaxy Alpha at Rs 38,900.
The Galaxy Alpha features a compact body with a metal frame, curved corners and a tactile soft back cover. The phone is also one of the slimmest Galaxy devices ever with 6.7mm thickness. It is very lightweight at 115gram.
Samsung Galaxy Alpha sports a 4.7-inch HD Super AMOLED (720x1280p) display. It is powered by Samsung’s Exynos octa core processor featuring 1.8GHz quad-core and 1.3GHz quad-core processors, and 2GB RAM.
Unlike Samsung’s other Galaxy smartphones, the Galaxy Alpha comes with 32GB internal storage but doesn’t feature a microSD card slot.
The phone runs Android 4.4 KitKat and comes with Samsung’s Ultra-Power Saving mode and S Health application. It sports a finger print scanner, heart rate sensor and private mode, and supports connectivity with Samsung Gear Fit, Gear Live and Gear 2 wearables.
Galaxy Alpha sports a 12MP rear camera and a 2.1MP front-facing camera. The rear camera supports 4K video recording.
In terms of connectivity, the phone offers support for WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, and NFC. It comes with an 1860mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy Alpha is available in charcoal black, dazzling white, frosted gold, sleek silver, and scuba blue colours.