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Galaxy Alpha (AT&T) edit
Carrier
Type AT&T
Provides who the cell phone carrier is for this model of phone.
Color
Color Black, Gold, White
Choice of colors (exterior design) that a model is currently available in.
Processor
Processor Speed, Type 2.5GHz Quad CoreGHz
Display
Main Display Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 313 ppipixels, ppi
Main Display Size 4.7, 4.7"
Main Display Technology HD Super AMOLED™
Touchscreen Yes
Technology that enables users to interact with a phone by touching images, words, or icons on the display.
Camera
Camera resolution (Front) 2.1 MPMP
Camera resolution (Rear) 12MP
Number of pixels across and down that are used to capture an image. More pixels, the sharper the photo.
Digital Optical Zoom Yes
Features Auto Focus; Digital Zoom; Beauty Face; Download; Dual Camera; HDR (High Dynamic Range); Panorama; Selective Focus; Shot & More; Virtual Tour
Video Recording Resolution Ultra HD (2160p)p
Main Camera - Auto Focus Yes
Memory
Internal Memory 2GB RAM, 32GB ROM**GB
User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.
Available Memory NA
Hardware device or memory card that connects to a phone for the purpose of receiving and storing data.
Network
Frequencies and Data Type LTE : Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/17; HSPA+/UMTS : 850/1900/2100MHz; GSM : 850/900/1800/1900MHzMHz, LTE : Band 1/2/3/4/5/7/17;HSPA+/UMTS : 850/1900/2100MHz;GSM : 850/900/1800/1900MHzMHz
The bandwidths supported by the device may vary depending on the region or service provider.
Operating System Android™ KitKat 4.4.4
Software that regulates the way users control a computer and the way programs utilize hardware.
Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80 MIMOGHz
Connection that allows streaming computer data across wireless networks.
Bluetooth 4.0
ANT+ Yes
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, DI, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP
Location Technology GPS, Glonass
NFC Yes
Form Factor
Form Factor Touchscreen
Size
Weight 4.06oz
Product Dimensions (inches) 5.21" x 2.58" x 0.26""
Height, width and depth of the phone, measured in inches (in.).
Battery
Battery, Talk Time up to 13hrs*hrs
Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other application usage patterns. Smartphone Battery Life Time Test Procedures
Battery Type and Size 3.85 V, Lithium Ion, 1860 mAhV, mAh, 3.85 V, Lithium Ion, 1860 mAhmAh
Music Play Time up to 59hrs*hrs
Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other application usage patterns. Smartphone Battery Life Time Test Procedures
Video Play Time up to 12hrs*hrs
Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other application usage patterns. Smartphone Battery Life Time Test Procedures
Internet Use Time 3G: up to 9hrs; 4G: up to 10hrs; WiFi: up to 11 hrs*hrs, 3G: up to 9hrs;4G: up to 10hrs;WiFi: up to 11 hrs*hrs
Battery power consumption depends on factors such as network configuration, signal strength, operating temperature, features selected, vibrate mode, backlight settings, browser use, frequency of calls and voice, data and other application usage patterns. Smartphone Battery Life Time Test Procedures
Audio
Features Audio Streaming; MP3/MP4/Music Tones; Music Player; Ringtones, Polyphonic: 64 Poly
Audio Playing Format MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
Video
Features Recording & Playback: up to UHD
Video Playing Format MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Key Features
GPS Navigation Yes
Business/Enterprise Yes
NFC Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
Enabled for 4G LTE Yes
Category
Type Smartphone
User Interface
Features Accelerometer; Fingerprint Sensor; Gyro Sensor; Geomagnetic Sensor; Hall Sensor; HR Sensor; Light Sensor; Proximity Sensor
Fun & Entertainment
Features Multi Window™; Ultra Power Saving Mode; Voice Recorder: Normal Mode, Interview Mode, Conversation Mode, Voice Memo; S Health; Google Mobile Services: Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube;, Multi Window™; Ultra Power Saving Mode; Voice Recorder: Normal Mode, Interview Mode, Conversation Mode, Voice Memo; S Health; Google Mobile Services: Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube;
Business & Office
Features Enterprise-Ready; Corporate E-mail/Calendar/Contacts; Microsoft® Office-compatible; Mobile Device Management; On-Device Encryption (ODE); KNOX™; Virtual Private Network
Software Version - Galaxy Alpha (AT&T)
Update History 08/12/2015

VersionDate ReleasedNotes
G850AUCU1BOC7
8/12/2015

This software update includes:

  • Android OS Security Enhancements (Stagefright)
G850AUCU1BOC6
4/14/2015

Update summary

On April 14, 2015, AT&T released the Android 5.0 (Lollipop) software update for the Samsung Galaxy Alpha® (SKU 6621A, SKU 6629A and SKU 6630A). The update will be available via Firmware Over The Air (FOTA). The file size is 1GB and requires a Wi-Fi® connection.
 
Software Update Includes:

Upgrade to Android 5.0.2 Lollipop OS (additional details available from Google™)

Improved OS software design

Bold colors and bright contrast

New complex views and fluid animations

Better visibility for Recents and Calendar

New schedule view

New event with promoted action

Calendar picker view has new dropdown capabilities

Enhanced notifications

Notifications are more visible and accessible

Set notification priority and privacy for each application

Dismiss notification once across all Android devices

New recent apps

New Overview space (formerly called Recents)

Includes both apps and separate activities within those apps

Improved settings

Use a finger swipe to access drop down notifications and quick settings

Screen Pinning

Pin a specific app or screen to keep it in view

Share your device

Set up multiple user accounts on your phone

New battery settings panel

Removed SoftCard app (existing users can only remove with a hard reset of the device)

Other planned fixes, updates, and enhancements
G850AUCU1ANH8
9/26/2014
Android version 4.4.2, KitKat (Initial Release)

Find the Software Version 08/12/2015

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps .
  2. Touch Settings.
  3. Scroll to and touch About phone.
  4. Compare the Baseband version on your mobile device to the list below.

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Display or Screen

How can I change the font style and size on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha® ?

Change the Font Settings From the Home screen, touch Apps. Touch Settings. Touch Display. Touch Font. Touch Font style and choose Default, Choco cooky, Cool Jazz, Rosemary, or...

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Features & Specs

How do I set up and use speed dials on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha® ?

Set Up a Speed Dial From the Home screen, touch Apps > Phone. Touch More options. Touch Speed dial. Touch one of the available speed dial locations in the list. Select a contact...

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How To

How do I use S Finder to search for content on my Samsung Galaxy Alpha® ?

Use S Finder To access S Finder from any menu or application, open the Quick Panel by swiping two fingers slightly separated from the top of the screen to the bottom. Touch S...

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Find Your Phone's IMEI or Serial Number

Other Ways to Find the IMEI or Serial Number The Back of your Device: If you have a removable battery, look under or below the battery for the phone's IMEI or Serial Number. The...

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