Samsung Galaxy Alpha: The first metal Android smartphone from Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Alpha: The first metal Android smartphone from Samsung

Smartphone Samsung Galaxy Alpha can be called in its own unique model. For the first time South Korean company, took a huge step forward, because it is fundamentally different from previous models not only in design but also its capabilities. With regard to the appearance of the gadget, this first model from Samsung, the body is formed by metal. Housing is not an all-metal, because nobody wants a smartphone, the severity of which tired hands. Metal edging made ​​only, but even that was enough to model became much stronger smartphones of the preceding lines.

The rear panel of the smartphone is made using material very pleasant to touch and a very durable plastic. Unlike metal, plastic retains heat better, and instead of cold and heartless piece of metal, the user gets friendly smartphone, which is really a pleasure to use. To the front of which is used high-strength glass Gorilla Glass 3. It is resistant to accidental damage, such as scratches and small chips, and even the ability to survive the fall from the height of a man. The model presented here is one of the thinnest on the market, its thickness is only 6.7 mm. The dimensions of the smartphone is very compact, so it fits comfortably in your hand and work with it is easily comfortable, even on the go.

As already mentioned, the front panel of the smartphone and the screen is covered with durable and wear-resistant glass Gorilla Glass 3. The screen is not covered with small scratches with frequent use of the smartphone. Screen pleases a huge color palette and bright, saturated image. Direct sunlight can be quite comfortable to surf the Internet or read the text. Diagonal of display at the Samsung Galaxy Alpha is 4.7 inches, resolution – 1280 x 720 pixels, it is about 320 pixels per inch. Image sharpness is excellent, any photo can be considered in great detail without blurring and without loss of quality. Could be achieved and a higher quality image, but it would affect the power consumption. Moreover, the two camera units of the smartphone that is considered a good sign of convenient phone. But that can surprise, so is the power of cameras, in particular the main camera. Its resolution is 12 MP so that the image quality under normal lighting leaves no room for criticism. Front camera 2.1 megapixel resolution, also copes with its responsibilities. This is mainly, of course, shooting more interesting and better selfies.


Smartphone Samsung Galaxy Alpha is running one of today’s most popular operating system Android 4.4.4 (KitKat). It gives the smartphone beautiful and user-friendly interface and good speed. But the main reason for the high performance smartphone – is its processor Exynos 5 Octa 5430. For good graphics meets integrated graphics processor Mali-T628 MP6. The amount of RAM 2 GB allows it to quietly pull large applications and quite modern game. And no doubt Samsung always keep the most powerful solution in the unique devices, for example the powerful Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. And similarly, we can expect more powerful solution the Galaxy Note Edge 2.