Samsung reported to launch Galaxy Alpha on August 13th, many new images leaked along with specs

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

/ by Abhinaya
The tech world is abuzz with lots of rumors regarding Samsung’s upcoming smartphone – the Galaxy Alpha. This device carries the credit of being the first Android smartphone from the South Korean tech giant to feature a metallic design. While its launch date was alleged as August 4, a recent report suggests that it has been pushed back to August 13.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Following the same, many new images of the Galaxy Alpha smartphone has been leaked online including in white for the very first time. These images were let out by the China based social network Weibo and the handset appears to resemble the Apple iPhone 5s a lot with its metallic build.

Twitter leakster @culeaks has leaked some images of the Galaxy Alpha compared with iPhone 5s. The images reveals that the upcoming Alpha is even thinner than the iPhone 5s. In addition, UK retailer MobileFun has started taking pre-orders of the Galaxy Alpha. The retailer has listed the same for £549 (~ $920 | Rs. 56,530). 

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Also, Galaxy Alpha’s purported specifications have been revealed and they are making rounds across the web. As per the report, the device is said to arrive with an Exynos 5433 chipset that has bet the Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 marginally in benchmark. Consequently, the Galaxy Alpha is believed to come out as a monstrous device packing enormous power under its hood.

On the camera front, the device is likely to feature a 12MP main camera at its back along with a 2MP front-facer. The 4.8-inch screen on-board is believed to feature only HD 720p resolution that is pretty low. There will be a nano SIM card slot in the Galaxy Alpha and it will have no support for expansion storage, while its internal storage capacity stands at 32GB.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha

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