Samsung Announces New Metal Frame Smartphone, The Galaxy Alpha

Samsung Announces New Metal Frame Smartphone, The Galaxy Alpha (Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Samsung has finally unveiled its long awaited flagship device, the Galaxy Alpha, after months of speculation and rumors.

Described by Samsung as the “evolution of Galaxy Design,” the Alpha features a metal frame and solid finish “sophisticated design” with curved edges and a soft back cover, says a press release from the South Korean tech giant.

This device features a 4.7-inch DH Super AMOLED display screen, 2GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory with a 12-megapixel rear camera and 2.1-megapixel front camera.

Additionally, the Galaxy Alpha comes equipped with the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat and runs on a Exynos processor with four ARM Cortex-A15 cores running at 1.8GHz and four Cortex-A7 cores running at 1.3GHz, reports ComputerWorld.

Additional features include a Finger Print scanner, S Health, Power Saving Mode, Private Mode, and integration with the Samsung Gear Fit, Gear Live, and Gear 2.

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha will hit shelves in the beginning of September in Charcoal Black, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Sleek Silver, and Scuba Blue.