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Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Mega 2 – Specs, Features, and Price Review

Samsung has launched a number of phablets recently. The company has unveiled the Galaxy Note 4 whereby an image of Galaxy Mega 2 just leaked.

After it experienced a disappointing financial quarter in years that was attributed to a decline in the sales of smartphones, Samsung has shown no signs of slowing down the release of new handsets.

It has officially launched a new premium metal-framed Samsung Galaxy Alpha that is intended to compete with other smartphones such as Apple and iPhone 6. But first let’s look at Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 2.

  1. Samsung Alpha

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Display

Some of the rumors did suggest that this particular phone will arrive with a QHD resolution display. However, they clashed with other rumors that claimed this phone would sport a lowly 720p 0ffering. In fact, the latter claims turned out to be very correct. This phone comes with a 4.7 inches super AMOLED screen which boasts a resolution of 1280×720-pixels. This gives the Samsung Alpha a pixel density of 313 ppi that is lower than the 640 x 1136 pixels of iPhone 5S.

Colors will actually pop on this phone thanks to the super AMOLED tech. Nevertheless, considering the low cost, the Moto G sports a 4.5 inches 720p display hence this particular offer from the company is hardly dazzling. Its specs include: It’s powered by Samsung’s octa-core 1.8 GHz Exynos 5 processor and a 2GB RAM.

It features a 12-megapixel rear camera as well as 1.2-megapixel front –facing camera. Its users will basically find 32GB of the internal storage and also has got no microSD expansion slot. This phone measures just 132.40 x 65.50×6.70mm.

Other features to be aware of include

  • Weighs 115g
  • No card slot
  • Battery capacity is 1860mAh
  • RAM of 2GB

This phone runs the newest version of Google’s mobile OS, Android 4.4.4 Kitkat and Samsung is selling this device direct at only $549.

  1. Samsung Galaxy Mega 2

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Display

  • Physical size is 6.0 inches
  • Has got a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Has a pixel density of 245 ppi
  • Colors -16 77 216
  • Technology – super AMOLED
  • Touchscreen –multi-touch

Camera and memory

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 has got an 8.1 megapixel camera which can take photos with a resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels hence providing outstanding quality pictures. In addition, it has a digital zoom in it with LED Flash that is likely to ensure very great snaps even when in low light conditions. Its users can as well take selfies using its front camera of 2.1 megapixels which can take the images with a resolution of 1920 x 1080-pixels.

Though this device have 16GB of the internal storage space, the users can actually insert up to 64GB of the MicroSD memory card in case you wish to use it like a mini computer or even a tablet for storing all your videos as well as pictures.

When it comes to the connectivity area, this smartphone normally offers a Wi-Fi 802.11n support, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0 LE/ANT+, Micro USB 2.0, GPS and GLONASS. Also, an IR blaster is on-board in order to control televisions as well as set-top boxes through the Samsung’s Smart Control application.

Its other specifications include

  • Processor- 1.2GHz
  • Display -5.80 inches
  • OS- Android 4.2
  • Battery capacity -2600mAh
  • weighs 183.50 g
  • colors- 16M

AT&T will start to sell this smartphone in its retail stores as well as on its website for only $149.99 with contract of two years or $474.99 without any contract.

So going head to head either one could be the winner. It just depends on the race they are running. In other words, they are both great products, and if you choose the one that excels in the criteria you are looking for, then you’ll be more than happy. 

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