Samsung To Put An End To The Galaxy Alpha?

BENGALURU: The Korean Smartphone maker, Samsung is all prepared to stop the Galaxy Alpha and replace it with the Galaxy A5. It is a part of the company's efforts to lower prices due to the enforcement of the Terminal Distribution Structure Improvement Act in South Korea, reports Times of India.

Interestingly, the report also cites a Samsung insider as saying, "The 'Galaxy Alpha' is being produced currently. We may adjust the production quantity according to market reactions, though. Nothing specific has been determined yet with regard to the January release of the Galaxy A5."

The phone was launched in August featuring a compact body with a metal frame and also it is one of the slimmest Galaxy devices with thickness of 6.7mm. The Samsung Galaxy Alpha sports a 4.7-inch HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 720x1280 pixels. It is powered by a Samsung's Exynos Octa core processor with 1.8GHz quad-core and 1.3GHz quad-core processors backed by a 2GB RAM.

The device comes with a 32GB internal storage which has no external expansion slot for a micro SD card. On the camera side, it sports a 12MP rear camera and a 2.1MP front-facing camera. The rear camera supports 4K video recording.

On the other hand, the Galaxy A5 has mid-range specifications and comes with a 720 pixels Super AMOLED display.  A Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor does duty on the phone coupled with a 2 GB of RAM and has a 13MP rear camera alongside a 5MP front-facing camera.

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