Poll results: Would you buy a Samsung Galaxy Alpha instead of an S5?

The Galaxy Alpha is newer and thinner than the Galaxy S5, but it comes with a few trade-offs - like the lack of a microSD card slot, a smaller battery, and a non-water-resistant body...
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48 Comments

13. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Galaxy Alpha > Galaxy S5.

14. TBomb

Posts: 1484; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

curious on your reasoning?

29. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Better design, premium materials, compact and I'd assume it will be faster since you have a smaller and lower res display with the same specs. Also, CHEAPER.

15. NightSurfer

Posts: 101; Member since: Sep 06, 2014

Samsung galaxy A7 with flagship specs for high end market is driven by undesirable Galaxy s5 phones' poor sales.

16. aba71983

Posts: 807; Member since: Jul 24, 2014

As an iOS user, I like the design for the alpha. But if you ask which both of them to buy, I like the iPhone 6.

26. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

We were really concerned about your opinion, you've a large cult following here....

45. darkkjedii

Posts: 31034; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Yet you call him the troll. Stop bothering him.

19. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Umm no! I'd take GS5 over alpha anyday!

27. KonaStang4.6

Posts: 285; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Samsung Galaxy ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXY and Z. They're all the same...

46. darkkjedii

Posts: 31034; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lmao good one

28. bighandssmallpockets

Posts: 99; Member since: Dec 13, 2011

Alpha with IP 67 Micro SD and 2Gb or Ram and you have my perfect phone! for now stuck with droid mini :-(

31. greatoneiw

Posts: 41; Member since: Apr 08, 2014

both are ugly , seriously i cant tell the different ! i got s4 and i cant tell the different between my s4 and s5 and alpha... iphone 5 , 5s , 6 , they all the same ! only phone that is can spot different is g3...

32. pavsidhu

Posts: 214; Member since: May 20, 2014

Guys, guys... Why compare the Galaxy Alpha and the Galaxy S5 when we have the Note 4?

35. Totse2k15

Posts: 478; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

I'm a specs monkey. No.

36. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Alpha + Exynos is interesting as it has high quality audio output and good performance. Alpha + Crawlcomm... not interesting to me at all. If the Alpha is going to be Samsung's iPhone alternative, they had better start putting an external DAC chip in all the models of the phone, not just the Exynos. They also should offer 64GB and 128GB models if they aren't going to add support for a SD card.

41. flipjzn

Posts: 257; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

I like the size of the Alpha. If only Samsung can commit to prioritize its android os update. I hate that I've had a Samsung S4 mini for almost a year and never got kitkat until i gave it away.

42. mojtaba_mn

Posts: 268; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

never buy a samsung

48. lord_vanski

Posts: 4; Member since: May 17, 2014

I like it especially when it said "NOT BENDABLE" in skinny jeans :)
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