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Samsung Unveils its thinnest metal made Alpha Galaxy Smartphone

Samsung has been manufacturing smartphones with the same ingredients for years due to which Samsung sale has set about to tank and it comes out like the mediocre designs plastic with weird fake-leather textures are the cause. After promising, that they would use new materials for the torso, the Samsung new smartphone is out with the metal torso. The first metal body smartphone, the Galaxy Alpha is giving neck to neck competition to its competitors Apple iPhone and HTC One.

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Galaxy alpha has been the slimmest mobile yet with less than 7mm thickness. Its weight is approximately the same as iPhone 5s relatively light as 114g.

Overview, specifications of Galaxy Alpha are:

• 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolving power of 720 x 1280-pixel

• Android 4.4.4 KitKat with TouchWiz

• Exynos 5430 (octa-core, 4 cores running at 1.8GHz and 4 more at 1.3GHz)


• 32GB of internal storage, no MicroSD card slot

• 0.26” (6.7mm) thick

• 4G+ LTE connectivity, Cat. 6 with 300Mbps down/50Mbps up speeds

• 12-megapixel rear camera, 2.1-megapixel front cam

• 1860mAh battery

Apart from the metal body, Alpha looks like galaxy S5 in term of designs with overall styling. Few interesting features of this android phone are: Connectivity with a 6LTE category modem delivers the 4G speed of impressive 300Mbps downlink and 50Mbps uplink. Another interesting feature of this smartphone is its 12mp camera that is capable of recording footage of 4K Ultra HD video at 30frames per second. It’s for the first time that 12mp sensor is utilized in the Galaxy series phone. The Galaxy Alpha also includes ‘ultra-power saving’ mode, ‘private’ mode, fingerprint scanner and connectivity with the modern Samsung Gear Fit, Gear 2 wearables and Gear Live.

The Galaxy Alpha, Coupling a slim – lightweight design and stunning metal body with the powerful hardware is the perfect style that everyone wants without compromising on the operation. Samsung has been knocked in the past for using weird plastic body frames in high end devices like Galaxy S4. With S5, Samsung tried ridged aluminium edge that didn’t go well.

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha price is set at $689 off-contract, right between that of the prize of Galaxy S5 costing $827 and compact Galaxy S5 ‘mini’ priced at $555. The decided releasing date for Galaxy Alpha September 12th, but its pre-booking has already been started up and the Samsung is bundling any bonus accessories for the first to identify a pre-decree.

Sony PlayStation now beta opens to all PS4 users

Sony has only made us a number of serious intelligence about its game streaming service. Yesterday, Sony rolled out Play Station (PS) now a public beta version for PS4 users in the E3 conference. So now all the gamers in the US and Canada will be able to join the full public beta of PS. As a part of this open beta, PS4 users will see PS Now titles fully integrated in PlayStation stores, available at rental durations for streaming.This will definitely boost the video game console sales of Sony.

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  • Users of the PS Now service will be capable to enjoy the games on rental periods depending on the length and duration of the game, including four hours, seven days, 30 days and 90 days. Prices will also vary based on the game title, with some available to rent for prices as low as $1.99.
  • Over 100 games will be available in the plaster, all for rent at prices between $2.99 and $19.99 depending upon the type and length of the game. It seems that minimum price at the launch is $3, but it’s sure that few of the selected titles will drop to $2 in a few weeks.
  • Associated with high speed internet connection PlayStation now users will be able to relish a number of PlayStation (PS3) games through the service, with support for trophies, friend lists and Leaderboards.
  • In addition, owners of the PS4 using the PS Now service will be able to play online to play with other PS Now users or PlayStation 3 owners can download various versions of the games available on PS Now.Sony also declared that PS Now will also be coming to certain Sony TVs, with games playable as long as the user has a Dualshock 3 controller.

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