At almost the same time the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge were unveiled at the IFA 2014 in Berlin, Samsung Philippines silently rolled out their slimmest, most fashionable phone to date, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha.
“The Galaxy Alpha was built and designed based on the specific desires of the consumer market,” said Chung Lyong Lee, President and Managing Director of Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation. “Style meets technology for the newest addition to the Galaxy family, the Galaxy Alpha focuses on both beauty and functionality combining a stunning metal frame and slim, light weight design with the same powerful hardware and features users expect from a flagship Galaxy mobile device.”
Measuring 6.7mm thick, the phone fits perfectly in the palm of one’s hand, for maximum hand grip and control. It boasts of an elegant design and compact construction, with curved corners and a polycarbonate removable back cover.
The octa core Galaxy Alpha ships with Andoid 4.4 (KitKat), features a 4.7-inch HD Super AMOLED display, has a 12MP rear and 2MP front camera, shoots 4k videos, has 32GB internal storage, and is LTE ready. Priced at Php 29,990, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha is available in charcoal black, dazzling white, frosted gold, and sleek silver.
Here’s a breakdown of its specs while you wait for our review which should be up soon.