• 4.7" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 2GB
    Octa SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 12-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 1860 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha phone has a 4.7-inch (1280x720) Super AMOLED screen, a 12MP main camera and a 2.1MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 1860 mAh and the main processor is a Octa with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy Alpha (2014), Price: 90 USD at Amazon
Display4.7" 1280x720 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 12-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 2.1-MP
  • Octa SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • None
Battery1860 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 115g (4.1oz), 132.4x65.5x6.7 mm (5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 inches)
Price (Market)$90
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)4.7"
Display/Body Ratio70.2%
Sharpness (PPI)312 PPI
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
NameRear Camera
Sensor Pixel Size1.22 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)1860 mAh
Talk Time11 hours
Music Playback Time37 hours
Processor BrandSamsung
Processor NameOcta
Processor ModelOcta Core
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)quad-core 1.8 & quad-core 1.3 GHz
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options32GB
Memory Card TypeNone
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.4.4
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
SAR US Head1.18 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.75 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.37 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.51 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsMono
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • FLAC
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • H.263
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Proximity

Galaxy Alpha Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy Alpha waterproof?

No. the Galaxy Alpha has not been rated as water-proof as we do not find an IP-Rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Galaxy Alpha Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy Alpha does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Asian markets. We mainly track United States data.

Is the Galaxy Alpha 4K?

No, the Galaxy Alpha resolution of (1280x720) is not defined as 4K. 4K is typically defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on smartphones, but there are other variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Galaxy Alpha support Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy Alpha is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Is the Galaxy Alpha 4G?

Yes, the Galaxy Alpha is a 4G-LTE handset that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).

Does the Galaxy Alpha operates on 5G networks?

No, the Galaxy Alpha does not work on 5G networks.

Is the Galaxy Alpha USB-C?

No, the Galaxy Alpha does not have a USB-C port.

Does the Galaxy Alpha have a removable battery?

No, the Galaxy Alpha does not have a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better