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Samsung Galaxy Alpha is now in Malaysia, price at RM1899

The new Samsung Galaxy Alpha is now available in Malaysia, it is priced at RM1899.

From left to right: Karena Teo, Lawrence Wong, Alia Bastamam, Wak Doyok

From left to right: Karena Teo, Lawrence Wong, Alia Bastamam, Wak Doyok

Concentrating on elegant aesthetics and compact construction, Samsung has taken a fresh approach to design with the Galaxy Alpha. The refined Samsung Galaxy Alpha features a sophisticated design with a metal frame, elegantly curved corners and a tactile soft back cover.

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At 6.7mm thin, the Galaxy Alpha is also one of the slimmest Galaxy devices ever and its uniquely compact construction and light weight provides consumers with maximum in-hand grip and control, Samsung said.

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha is equipped with a 4.7-inch HD Super AMOLED display as well as an advanced camera and real time HDR. The GALAXY Alpha also includes features such as Ultra-Power Saving Mode, S Health, Finger Print Scanner, Private Mode and connectivity with the latest Samsung Gear Fit and Gear 2 wearables.

Specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha:

Network LTE (300/50Mbps)
Display 4.7” HD Super AMOLED (1280 x 720)
AP Octa Core (Quad 1.8GHz + Quad 1.3GHz)
OS Android 4.4.4 (KitKat)
Camera 12MP (rear) + 2.1MP (front)
Camera Features Beauty Face, Dual Camera, HDR (High Dynamic Range),Panorama, Selective Focus, Shot & More, Virtual Tour
Video UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) @30fpsVideo Codec : H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1,

Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8, VP8

Video Format : MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV,

MKV, WEBM

Audio Audio Codec : MP3, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+,WMA, Vorbis, FLAC

Audio Format : MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA,

AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF,

IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA

Additional Features Ultra Power Saving ModeDownload Booster

Quick Connect

Private Mode

Google Mobile Service Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube
Connectivity WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac VHT80, MIMOBluetooth: 4.0

USB: USB 2.0

NFC

Sensor Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor ,Gesture Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, HR Sensor
Memory RAM : 2GBInternal Memory : 32GB

No micro SD Slot

Dimension
  1. 4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm, 115g
Battery 1,860 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha is available in four colours: Charcoal Black, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold and Sleek Silver and will retail at RM1,899.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha comes pre-loaded with the Galaxy Life app to bring consumers exclusive deals and promotions. One exciting deal specially designed for Galaxy Alpha owners is the complimentary 2 days 1 night stay at the Deluxe Safari Tent at Caravan Serai worth RM470. Redemption period ends 30 December 2014 and only 200 places are available.

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