Samsung Galaxy Alpha with 6.7mm thickness, metal frame officially launched in India for Rs. 39,990

Samsung has officially launched its first metal-frame Android smartphone in the Indian market recently. Dubbed as Samsung Galaxy Alpha, the smartphone comes with unique metal frame body and is just 6.7mm thick. The Galaxy Alpha was officially introduced last month. The smartphone comes in Charcoal Black, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Sleek Silver and Scuba Blue colours and is priced at Rs. 39,990.

According to Samsung, the Galaxy Alpha will be available starting next week i.e. first week of October. Samsung has partnered with telecom operator Airtel to provide users in 4G circle with 5GB of free 4G data for two months and users in 3G circle with free 2GB 3G data for two months.

The Galaxy Alpha also comes with 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. 

On the specifications front, 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.

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 / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac HT80 - MIMO(2x2), Bluetooth 4.0 BLE / ANT+, USB 2.0, GPS and NFC.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha