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Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Samsung Galaxy Alpha

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78 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The Alpha is Samsung's first phone with a metal frame, and it's the most aesthetically pleasing Galaxy phone we've ever seen. Unfortunately, it's priced at a premium and doesn't have the same set of features that you can get on the Galaxy S5 for the same price.

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Pros
  • Beautiful and elegant
  • Wonderful performance
  • Compact size makes it comfortable, easy to use
Cons
  • Priced too high
  • Lacks several features found in the Galaxy S5
  • Battery life is nothing special

Reviews

81
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 10

83
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 3
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
4.722
Internal memory
321
Camera
Yes
Carriers (US)
AT&T
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Carriers (US)
Smartphone
Android
4.722
321
Yes
AT&T

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78 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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Engadget

78
 

User Reviews

90
zagna
This is a very good phone, incredibly fast and lag-free at any time and in any...read more
80
climb74
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
80
cookmik
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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