We’ve waited too long for the metal clad Galaxy S5 (known as the Galaxy S5 Prime and the Galaxy F) which was recently christened the Galaxy Alpha. A new leak today confirms the handset’s official name and also tells us what to expect in terms of design.
There’s no metal visible from the front and back of the device, but it is said that the chassis will be metal so the rest will remain the same as other Galaxy flagships. Interestingly, the company has retained the perforated back cover pattern from the Galaxy S5 and changed the placement of the camera flash and the heart rate monitor. Apart from that, we can see the LTE-A logo on the back indicating that this particular model is headed towards South Korea. But that shouldn’t be alarming and we’re sure Samsung will have something for us global customers as well.
The Galaxy Alpha is expected to feature a Snapdragon 805 SoC, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage and a 16-megapixel camera on the back. The latest source mentions that the display on the handset will be the same size as the Galaxy S III (4.8 inches), although the resolution wasn’t specified. Other hardware specs of the smartphone is only to be confirmed when Samsung makes the device official.
Via: Android Central