Samsung Galaxy Alpha coming to EE, pre-order on Thursday

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Sure, it looks a bit like the Galaxy S5, but the Alpha has a more “premium” feel and a posh metal frame. Call it a potential iPhone 6 rival, call it a HTC One M8 competitor, we’ve got all the details here. Inside there’s a 12 megapixel rear camera, 2.1 megapixel front, Android 4.4.4, a 4.7″ AMOLED (1280×720) screen and it’s powered by an Octa Core CPU (Quad 1.8GHz + Quad 1.3GHz).

If you’re looking to get the device with EE they’re going to have it on pre-order from Thursday, and although pricing isn’t mentioned EE have said that it’ll come with 2 for 1 cinema tickets, discounts on EE Fibre Broadband, inclusive 080 calls and lots of other benefits provided you buy an EE or EE Extra Plan. If you go for a 4G Extra plan they’ll also chuck in inclusive roaming calls and texts to international destinations.

EE will also be provideing the UK’s biggest and fastest 4G network if you decide to buy, so you can whizz along with their superfast 4G.

Full details below, but here’s the full specifications..

Network LTE Cat.6 (300/50Mbps)
Display 4.7” HD Super AMOLED (1280 x 720)
AP Octa Core (Quad 1.8GHz + Quad 1.3GHz) or Quad Core 2.5GHz
OS Android 4.4.4 (KitKat)
Camera 12MP (rear) + 2.1MP (front)
Camera Features Beauty Face, Dual Camera, HDR (High Dynamic Range),

Panorama, Selective Focus, Shot & More, Virtual Tour

Video UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) @30fps

Video Codec : H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VC-1,

Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8, VP8

Video Format : MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV,

MKV, WEBM

Audio Audio Codec : MP3, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+,

WMA, Vorbis, FLAC

Audio Format : MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA,

AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF,

IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA

Additional Features Ultra Power Saving Mode

Download Booster

Quick Connect

Private Mode

Google Mobile Service Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube
Connectivity WiFi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac HT80, MIMO(2×2)

Bluetooth®: 4.0 BLE / ANT+

USB: USB 2.0

NFC

Sensor Accelerometer, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor ,Gesture Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor, HR Sensor
Memory* RAM : 2GB

Internal Memory : 32GB

No micro SD Slot

Dimension
  1. 4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm, 114g
Battery 1,860 mAh