It seems like Samsung Alpha will arrive soon to hit the market.UK branch of British electronics retailer MobileFun has listed the so-called model in their website for 939$ for those who are eagerly waiting for it. Footnotes reveal that the device will sport 12-megapixel shooter, fingerprint scanner and heart rate sensor as in S5.
SamMobile, the Samsung scuttlebutt website had revealed leaked snapshots of initial Alpha prototypes two weeks ago. However, those photographs unveiled only the black version. New photos appeared on MobileFun website shows the existence of white body. Taking both into account, we can expect both variants (colors) from Samsung, like previous Galaxy models. Information about gold variant (if exists) is yet to be turned up.
Leaked pics of this new Sammy product are now trending on Weibo, the leading Chinese social network. According to the pics, the phone boasts grooved metal finish as in the new iPhone generation. There won’t be a variant with leather or glossy plastic backside finish as in previous Galaxy phones. Also, chamfered edges of Alpha are expected to be the beginning of Samsung’s facelift process.
According to the latest information, the phone which runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat will boast Exynos 5433 octa-core processor coupled with 2GB RAM. Its Mali-T628 graphics processor will provide optimum gaming experience. It will have a 4.8 inch display with 720p resolution. It comes with 32GB internal storage and there will be no microSD slot in the phone. Front-facing camera will be the same 2MP shooter on S4 for satisfying your selfie needs.
Even though 90% of specifications have got leaked, Samsung is still keeping silent about the new phone. Experts say that the phone will raise the bar for Sony’s renowned Xperia Z1 Compact if it has waterproofing feature. Release date and price information are yet to be known.