Can Samsung Galaxy Alpha Contend Against The Best?

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha is still at the beginning of its sizzling days as it was only introduced in August 2014 and released in the market in September. It made some news because it’s only few months (February 2014) that its sister Samsung Galaxy S5 walked in and started to make waves among consumers. Now if you are asking how it is different with the GS5 since we got intrigued of its sudden appearance, we will find out now. In terms of design, at first glance, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha has a sleeker design than the GS5. Unlike the GS5 versions that have tough plastic body construction, the Alpha has a good-looking metal-trimmed bezel that makes you feel its compactness. When you look at the character of the Alpha and GS5 both have the same buttons, ports and features. The good news is, the Alpha also has its heart rate sensor and finger print lock features but absent of microSD card slot and IR blaster. The GS5 is slightly bigger with 5.1 inch screen and actually weighs 145 grams while the Alpha only has 4.5 inch screen at 115 grams. With its lesser dimension and weight, the Alpha is sure nicer to hold and easy to carry. However, the Alpha lacks the water and dust resistant feature of the GS5. That means if you accidentally drop it on the pool or on the beach, it’s almost a goner. Turning to resolution, the GS5 beat the Alpha in this aspect but not quite. The GS5 has 1080 x 1920 Super AMOLED display, the Alpha fared quite lower with 720 x...

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