Samsung Galaxy Alpha coming to Canada

Samsung Galaxy AlphaSamsung Canada today announced that its Galaxy Alpha smartphone is coming soon to Canada. Bell Mobility and Virginia Mobile Canada will be the first to offer it here. The slim smartphone sports a metal frame is “designed for the style-conscious consumers with an eye for design.”

“The GALAXY Alpha represents a significant evolution of the GALAXY design, which makes it a very exciting device for us,” said Paul Brannen, Executive Vice President, Mobile Solutions, Samsung Canada. “We know Canadians have always loved the GALAXY experience, so we are proud to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to meeting evolving consumer needs by also providing the refined and stylish form factor they are craving.”

Samsung Galaxy Alpha specifications:

  • Processor: Octa-core (quad 1.8GHz & quad 1.3GHz) Samsung Exynos 5
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.4.4 KitKat
  • Cellular connectivity: LTE Cat.6  (Cat.4 in Canada)
  • Other connectivity: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Bleutooth 4.0 LE, NFC
  • Display: 4.7-inch HD (720×1280) Super AMOLED
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal storage: 32GB
  • External storage: None
  • Rear-facing camera: 12MP
  • Front-facing camera: 2MP
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, geomagnetic sensor, Hall sensor, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor ,gesture sensor, fingerprint
  • sensor, heart rate sensor
  • Battery: 1,860mAh
  • Dimensions: 132.4 × 65.5 × 6.7 millimeters
  • Weight: 115 grams
  • Colours: Charcoal Black, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Sleek Silver, Scuba Blue
  • Other: Ultra Power Saving Mode

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha will be available starting on September 26. Three colours will be offered in Canada: Charcoal Black, Dazzling White and Frosted Gold. Bell Mobility is already taking pre-orders with pricing set at CA$149.95 on a two-year contract or CA$699.95 outright.

Samsung also promised that the Galaxy Alpha will make its way to other Canadian carriers in “the coming months.”

Sources : Samsung Canada // Bell Mobility