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Summary
71%
68%
Display

4.7" (11.94 cm)

HD, Sharp screen

5.0" (12.7 cm)

HD, Avg sharpness

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

1.8 GHz + 1.3 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Quad core

1.2 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Storage

32 GB

Non-expandable

16 GB

64 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP (Primary)

2.1 MP (Front)

13 MP (Primary)

5 MP (Front)

Battery

1860 mAh

11 h talktime (3G)

2300 mAh

15 h talktime (3G)

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User Rating

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3.8/5 based on 569 ratings

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4/5 based on 1,259 ratings

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General
Launch Date

September 27, 2014 (Official)

January 10, 2015 (Official)

Operating System

Android v4.4.4 (Kitkat)

Android v4.4.4 (Kitkat)

SIM Slot(s)

Single SIM, GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network

4G: Yes (supports Indian bands)
3G: Yes, 2G: Yes

4G: Yes (supports Indian bands)
3G: Yes, 2G: Yes

Fingerprint Sensor

No

Quick Charging

No

No

Design
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Dimensions

Height: 132.4 mm
Width: 65.5 mm
Thickness: 6.7 mm

Height: 139.3 mm
Width: 69.7 mm
Thickness: 6.7 mm

Weight

115 grams

123 grams

Build Material

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Case: Metal
Back: Metal

Colours

Black, Blue, Gold, Silver, White

Black, Gold, White

Display
Very Good
Good
Screen Size

4.7 inches (11.94 cm)

5.0 inches (12.7 cm)

Screen Resolution

HD (720 x 1280 pixels)

HD (720 x 1280 pixels)

Pixel Density

312 ppi

294 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v4

Corning Gorilla Glass v4

Touch Screen

Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio

70.06 %

70.82 %

Performance
Good
Average
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5430

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916

Processor

Octa core (1.8 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A15 + 1.3 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A7)

Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-T628 MP6

Adreno 306

RAM

2 GB

2 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

32 GB

16 GB

Expandable Memory

No

Up to 64 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 11.2 GB

USB OTG Support

No

Camera
Good
Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP Primary Camera

13 MP Primary Camera

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

Optical Image Stabilisation

No

No

Flash

LED Flash

LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4128 x 3096 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection, Smile detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 120 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

2.1 MP Front Camera

5 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

No

Flash

No

No

Camera Features

Selfie Voice command, Wide Angle Selfie

Battery
Good
Good
Capacity

1860 mAh

2300 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

No

Standby Time

Up to 350 Hours(3G)

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM 1

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

SIM 2

2G

SAR Value

Head: 1.18 W/kg, Body: 0.75 W/kg

Head: 648 W/kg, Body: 0.478 W/kg

Bluetooth

v4.0

v4.0

GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

USB Connectivity

microUSB 2.0

microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

No

Heart Rate Monitor

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

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Related Questions

  • WhetherSamsung Galaxy Alpha is a better phone than iPhone 5S?

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    Answered By Vijay Lata | 10 months ago

    Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Apple IPhone 5s 32GB


    Both the phones have their pros and cons,lets analyze:-

    Advantages of Samsung Galaxy Alpha:-

    1.Octa Core CPU:-More cores result in better parallelism, meaning more tasks can be processed in parallel without slowing down the User Interface

    2.Faster CPU:-Faster CPU means more smooth experience.

    3.More RAM:-More RAM means more applications can run at the same time, which makes the device faster.

    4.Bigger Screen:-Reading, browsing internet and watching movies is more pleasing experience on a bigger screen.

    5.Better Screen Resolution:- More resolution means sharper and crisper screen.

    6.Slimmer:-Slimmer devices are easier to carry .

    7.Better Camera Resolution:- More resolution generally means better picture quality, though it's not always necessary.

    8.Bigger Battery:-It can generally last more time.

    Advantages of Apple iPhone 5S 

    1.Has Fingerprint Sensor:-Fingerprint sensor support allows you to quickly unlock your device using your fingerprint.


    Verdict - In my opinion, Samsung Galaxy Alpha is better overall performance and price ,if you need fingerprint sensor and if you are brand conscious  you can go for Apple iPhone 5S  .

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    Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Apple IPhone 5s 32GB


  • DoesSamsung Galaxy Alpha support VoLTE?

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    Answered By Arun Rangarajan | 1 years ago
    Yes, Galaxy Alpha supports VoLTE. I use my Jio SIM in my Galaxy Alpha.
  • Which is a better phone between Mi A1 and Galaxy A5?

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    Answered By Swati Jayaraman | 8 months ago
    In my suggestions you should go for Xiaomi Mi A1  as it has great specs and overall best performance .
  • What was the launch price of Galaxy A5?

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    Answered By Heera Subramanian | 8 months ago
    The expected price Rs.  24,990,and expected release dates is Jan 25, 2018 ,Galaxy A5
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    Answered By Umrav Singh | 10 months ago
    50 minutes ONLY
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