Android 5.1.1 update for Samsung Galaxy Alpha coming soon

According to a tweet by Samsung France, the Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) update for the Samsung Galaxy Alpha (SM-G850) will be rolling out soon. It says that the rollout of the OTA update is imminent, but the rollout’s progress could be slowed down in some regions due to carrier testing. @Vito4503 Absolument ! Cela doit être […]

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 Samsung Galaxy Alpha gets Lollipop update in South Korea

Own a Samsung Galaxy Alpha? If so, we’ve got good news for you. The South Korean tech giant has started to roll out the Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop) update for the Galaxy Alpha in South Korea, SamMobile reports. All three major network operators in the country are rolling out the update to customers. The update is […]

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 Samsung Galaxy Alpha to get Lollipop update this month

If you own the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, you must be wondering when your smartphone will be updated to Android 5.0.1 (Lollipop). According to Samsung France, the update will be rolling out to the device this April. Samsung France made this revelation in a tweet: @nevermind591 Elle est en cours de déploiement et arrive de façon […]

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 Samsung reportedly to discontinue Galaxy Alpha as the A5 is introduced globally

According to a report, Samsung is planning to discontinue the Galaxy Alpha, the first smartphone from the Korean tech giant to sport a metal chassis, next year, as the Galaxy A5 is introduced to more markets globally. The news comes to us courtesy of South Korean publication ETNews. Here’s a part of the report: As […]

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 ‘Limited edition’ Samsung Galaxy Alpha with leather rear covers now official – only 100 units of each colour to be made

Recently, we came across a tweet that leaked what appeared to be a limited edition of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha with back covers clad in snakeskin leather. Now the special variants of the smartphone have been unveiled by Samsung France. So how limited is limited? In this case, only 100 units of each colour option […]

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 Samsung Galaxy Alpha ‘limited edition’ to be clad in snakeskin leather?

Back in August, Samsung launched the Galaxy Alpha, the first device out of Samsung’s Galaxy A-series. The Alpha was totally different from what we have grown accustomed to from the Korean tech giant. It’s frame was completely clad in metal, unlike Samsung’s previous devices, which are clad in plastic. It is also one of the […]

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 Alleged Samsung Galaxy S6 leak debunked

Last week, Dutch-speaking Toptienmobiel leaked what it claimed to be a prototype of the Samsung Galaxy S6 (shown below) out of the Korean tech giant’s rumoured “Project Zero.” The photo showed a device with ultra-thin bezels, which was said to be the redesigned S6. Another site, however, has proven that this leak is nothing but a […]

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 Tweet reveals when Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, S4, Note 3, and Alpha will get Lollipop

A tweet has revealed when the Korean tech giant is planning to roll out the Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and Samsung Galaxy Alpha. Before anything else, the tweet comes from Danny Dorresteijn, founder of reliable Samsung insider SamMobile. Normally, we’d tell you […]

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 Samsung reportedly planning to launch Galaxy A series in November

We’ve been hearing a lot about the new additions to the Galaxy A series, including the Galaxy A3 (SM-A300), Galaxy A5 (SM-A500, and Galaxy A7 (SM-A700). The first smartphone to belong to this series is the Galaxy Alpha (picture below). According to a report, the three yet to be announced smartphones will be launched next […]

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 GFXBench reveals Samsung Galaxy A5 specs – sports 5.2-inch 1080p screen, 12-megapixel camera, and 64-bit Snapdragon CPU

We’ve been hearing a bit about a new addition to Samsung’s A series called the Galaxy A7 (SM-A700). Now the device’s specs have been revealed by benchmark database GFXBench. (Samsung Galaxy Alpha shown below) According to the listing, the Galaxy A7 sports 5.2-inch 1080p screen, a 12-megapixel rear-facing camera, 16GB of internal memory (hopefully it […]

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