Samsung has launched its metal-bodied Galaxy Alpha smartphone in the Indian market at Rs 39,990

Samsung has launched its metal-bodied Galaxy Alpha smartphone in the Indian market at Rs 39,990.

The phone will be available in the market starting first week of October. The phone was initially announced in August.

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.

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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 will be available in charcoal black, dazzling white, frosted gold, sleek silver, and scuba blue colours

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