Samsung Galaxy Alpha with 4.7-inch display, 6.7mm thickness, metal frame officially announced

After series of leaks and rumours, South Korean tech giant Samsung on Wednesday officially announced its all new metal-clad Android smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha. The Galaxy Alpha comes in Charcoal Black, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Sleek Silver and Scuba Blue colours and will be available at the beginning of September in across 150 countries.

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Like other Samsung flagship smartphones, the Galaxy Alpha also includes innovative and popular features such as Ultra-Power Saving Mode, S Health, Finger Print Scanner, Heart Rate Sensor, Private Mode and connectivity with the latest Samsung Gear Fit, Gear Live and Gear 2 wearables. 

Talking about the specifications, Samsung Galaxy Alpha comes with a 4.7-inch HD Super AMOLED display, Samsung's own Exynos 5 Octa core processor (Quad 1.8GHz + Quad 1.3GHz), 2GB RAM and Android 4.4.4 KitKat. The smartphone is just 6.7mm thick and weights only 115 grams. Samsung will be releasing the Snapdragon 801 powered Galaxy Alpha in select markets.

Other specifications include an 12MP rear camera with LED flash, 2.1MP front facing camera, 32GB internal storage without microSD card support and just 1,860 mAh battery. Connectivity series include 4G LTE Cat.6 / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac HT80 - MIMO(2x2), Bluetooth 4.0 BLE / ANT+, USB 2.0, GPS and NFC.

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