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Latest Samsung Galaxy Alpha news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Samsung’s sending out updates to 500 million+ old phones

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 5 months ago

This could be a preliminary list of Samsung devices getting Android Marshmallow

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 7 years ago

Samsung launches official app for its Apple Continuity competitor

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

Revised user manual for Galaxy Alpha now available online

  • By Yash G.
  • 8 years ago

Samsung rolls out Lollipop for the Galaxy Alpha in France

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 8 years ago

Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850) getting the Android 5.0 Lollipop update

The week couldn’t have started any better for Galaxy Alpha owners, as Samsung has started rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update to its first metal-clad Android smartphone. The three major carriers in South Korea are pushing out the update as we write this, and users can grab it off Samsung Kies, over the air, […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

Galaxy Alpha and Galaxy S5 Active get Lollipop on AT&T

Folks who own the Galaxy Alpha or the Galaxy S5 Active on AT&T have an update to look out for today. The carrier has just started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop for these handsets, they’ll both be updated to version 5.0 and will receive all of the goodies that come as part and parcel of […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 8 years ago

Galaxy Alpha on eBay now $259.99

The Galaxy Alpha didn’t have a long display life, but it will go down in smartphone history as “the phone that changed it all” for Samsung. While the plastic smartphone days are cherished ones, metal smartphones are all the rage these days – and Samsung is one company that works hard to earn your dollars […]

  • By Deidre R.
  • 8 years ago

Samsung France confirms that Android Lollipop is being deployed for the Galaxy Alpha, update coming soon

Yesterday, we reported that Android 5.0.1 Lollipop is listed for the Galaxy Alpha and the Galaxy Note 2, however Samsung didn’t confirm it and there was no release date in sight. Now, Samsung France has confirmed through a Twitter reply that Android Lollipop is already being deployed for the Galaxy Alpha, and will be released […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 8 years ago

Android 5.0.1 listed for the Galaxy Alpha and the Galaxy Note 2

Samsung has already updated many of its recent devices to Android 5.0 Lollipop but it still hasn’t confirmed the roadmap for older devices like the Galaxy Note 2. The company’s websites for Denmark and Finland have listed Android 5.0.1 as the next update for both the Galaxy Note 2 and the Galaxy Alpha. So far Samsung has not […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 8 years ago

Samsung Galaxy Alpha price down by 32% since launch in India

Critics started writing off Samsung, but the company launched the Galaxy Alpha as its first ‘premium built’ phone to win back lost love. In India, the phone was launched back in September last year for 39,990 INR or US$650, but has received numerous price cuts to finally retail for around the 27,000 INR (US$437) mark […]

  • By Yash G.
  • 8 years ago

AT&T offering $100 bill credit with Galaxy Alpha purchase on Next program

AT&T, the second largest carrier in the United States, today posted about a new offer on Twitter which is only up for grabs for a limited time only. With every purchase of a Samsung Galaxy Alpha the carrier is offering $100 in bill credit. The only caveat is that customers have to purchase this smartphone […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 8 years ago

AT&T Galaxy Alpha receives software update

With the Galaxy Alpha Samsung told the world that it is just as capable with metal as it is with plastic. Even though this phone incorporates plastic in its build, the Galaxy Alpha has a sturdy metal frame which not only lends strength to the device but also makes it feel very premium. AT&T is […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 8 years ago

Report: Samsung Galaxy Alpha to be discontinued, Galaxy A5 to take its place

The Galaxy Alpha is one of the most attractive smartphones to have come out of Samsung’s camps, but it seems the Korean manufacturer is set to discontinue production of the device in the coming weeks. According to a report by ETNews, Samsung will be discontinuing the Galaxy Alpha and slowly replacing it with the Galaxy […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

Samsung Finland confirms Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy S4

A webpage from Samsung’s official website has surfaced which lists all the devices which are bound to receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop updates. We weren’t surprised to see the names of the devices like the Galaxy Note 4 and the Galaxy Note 3 as it was expected, but the name of the 2-year old Galaxy Note […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 8 years ago

Samsung launches Galaxy Alpha Limited Edition with custom leather backs in France

Samsung is giving one of its best-looking smartphones ever an attractive makeover in France with the Galaxy Alpha Limited Edition Free Lance Bordeaux. The custom variant comes with four tailor-made leather back covers designed in collaboration with Free Lance and Jean-Baptiste Rautureau (a fashion brand and artist, respectively), of which only 100 units will be produced. That […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

[Updated] Samsung Galaxy Alpha is the first device to feature Corning’s Gorilla Glass 4

Today, Corning has announced that the Galaxy Alpha is the first mobile device to use the new Gorilla Glass 4 to protect its 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display. The fourth iteration of Gorilla Glass is just 0.4mm thin, which helped Samsung in making the Galaxy Alpha just 6.7mm thin. Corning has claimed in its official blogpost that […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 8 years ago

Dutch top model, Doutzen Kroes, stars in Samsung Galaxy Alpha commercial

The Galaxy Alpha is hands down, the best-looking smartphone from Samsung and they are putting all the efforts to make it stand out. Samsung has been able to rope in the Dutch top model, Doutzen Kroes, to promote the Galaxy Alpha in a new set of commercials. The new video commercials shows Kroes partying with her friends, shows […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 8 years ago

Samsung Sweden says you can win a Galaxy Alpha if you can ‘pick it up’ at a store

“What would you do if a phone suddenly starts to ring in the store?” If your answer to that question is “I’ll pick it up,” then you might have a chance to win a Galaxy Alpha. Samsung Sweden has kicked off a new promotion that will let people by answering a call on the Galaxy […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 8 years ago

Review: Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850K)

While other companies have adopted metal frames or even metal unibodies for their smartphones, Samsung has stuck with its not-so-popular polycarbonate bodies. Some say the company has done that for far too long; we’ve always though plastic has its advantages, but the community kept screaming for more premium builds on Samsung’s flagships. Then the rumors […]

  • By Martin R.
  • 8 years ago
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