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Samsung launches 4G-enabled Galaxy Alpha smartphone

October 01, 2014 08:35 IST

Photograph: Courtesy, Samsung

Korean handset maker Samsung launched a 4G device under its galaxy series that will be available in market in first week of October for Rs. 39,990.

The company said it plans to bring more 4G-enabled devices in near future in a lower price range.

“We will come out with more 4G devices in near future which will be priced under Rs. 40,000,” Samsung India VP (Mobile and IT) Asim Warsi told reporters.

The company said at 6.7 mm, the Galaxy Alpha is the slimmest device ever in the series.

Photograph: Courtesy, Samsung

The device, which weighs 115 grams, is equipped with 4.7-inch HD Super Amoled display, octa core processor and 12 megapixel rear camera.

The phone has finger print scanner, private mode, heart rate monitor and connectivity with Samsung wearable devices like Gear Fit, Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, and Gear S.

Samsung has tied up with Bharti Airtel wherein customers will get 5 GB of 4G data for two months in circles where Airtel has launched 4G services.

“As the market leader, Samsung has significantly contributed to the market growth by setting new benchmarks in offering the best-in-class technology and products,” Samsung Electronics Managing Director (Sales) SK Kim said.

Photograph: Courtesy, Samsung
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