Samsung Galaxy Alpha: can it top the iPhone 6?

The first Samsung Galaxy smartphone to feature a metal body with a premium look to it has been unveiled with a splash today…
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134 Comments

44. Eclectech

Posts: 342; Member since: May 01, 2013

I'm a proud Android HTC One M8 wielding individual and even I can see this Galaxy looks like a cheap rip-off of the iPhone. Further, the specs are gimped, so the only people that would buy this are those who haven't done their research.

60. androidzLover

Posts: 2; Member since: Jun 29, 2014

totally agree with you

47. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Both will rock, both will serve the buyers well. Enjoy your purchase folks.

68. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Wow, someone actually being mature, difficult it's to find here e.g. read all the posts above yours.

75. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

It's just the truth bro, both will be top notch devices, that way more than get the job done. I'm looking forward to both, but plan to buy the iPhone 6, and Note 4. What're you planning for you next device?

88. bucky

Posts: 3774; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Whatever his parents give him for Christmas.

94. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

How about you bucky?

97. bucky

Posts: 3774; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

I still have my 5S which I love. Just spent a week with the nexus 5 32gb and it was great but I missed a lot about the iPhone so I went back. For me, iPhone 6 64gb in black :) I'm hoping the release an updated Apple TV. I've been waiting to grab one for a while.

117. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Gold 128 for me, if they have that configuration. My wife wants a black 32. +1 can't wait to see the real deal.

119. bucky

Posts: 3774; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

The gold 5s is beautiful but the wife has the gold one now. If there is a 128 gob one I May pony up the cash. $100 credit with my phone company plus I should still get around $550-600 for mine as well. You have the gold one right now?

131. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Sorry for the late response bro, yes I have the gold 64 gig. Something about the white/gold color scheme, that really appeals to me, even with cars.

49. neurobiologist

Posts: 89; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

Apple logo looks like an ass with a poop going out of it, upwards, or like an ass and a cock going it to it. Which literally means their products and owners are pieces of sh!t.

54. Ninetysix

Posts: 2933; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Please don't share what you and your boyfriend did last night. You should keep those kind of things confidential. Giver or receiver btw?

50. Loubielou

Posts: 603; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

There going to a Price War now between Apple & Samsung,as Apple will not make the iPhone 6 cheaper than the Galaxy Alpha,but Samsung will have the best selling Function over the iPhone 6 with the Offer of Removable battery,but will Apple an finally offer this on the iPhone 6 we will have to wait and see,Samsung also might offer the Better Camera as Apple seem to Trail the Rest in the Section

51. HTCOE

Posts: 650; Member since: Nov 20, 2011

who said yes though? lol and why couldn't it say yes or no why did PA put "no, not really" then PA should have went ahead and put "Yes, maybe" smh

56. yahia_malka

Posts: 186; Member since: Mar 27, 2014

Noooo

63. vuyonc

Posts: 1089; Member since: Feb 24, 2014

The Z3 Compact will smack them around *buys more popcorn*

64. Blazy.B

Posts: 1; Member since: Aug 13, 2014

Hahaha man its getting mecury hot in here. The flame wars are in full force and motion. I have to admit the apple ifans are the most ignorant. Iphones have never blossomed well in the feature part of things. Yes they have a light O/S, yes they are made of premium material, yes they are compact and yes they have one or 2 features that are better than samsung like the fingerprint scanner. I believe the alpha has these and so much more and this time they challenge apple in their own game and that is design. The alpha is a damn gorgeous phone, its got a great screen panel compliments of super amoled, compact and slim for a 4.7 inch phone, 12MP with 4K and let me stop before I give you ifans a headache. With that I say with confidence that the Galaxy alpha carries the all the weapons to Murder the Iphone 6. Too bad the so called 5.5 inch moniker will suffer heavily in the hands of the Note 4.

92. Iodine

Posts: 1471; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

If those things make you consider a phone "damn gorgeous" I don't know what makes you consider people ignorant for liking Apple products, when the next iPhone is rumored to be exactly the same.

65. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

On its own, it'll attract some no doubt, but it'll never best iPhone in this configuration Imo. Seems half hearted, like a version two is coming out soon I bet. Alpha/Beta?

69. Totse2k15

Posts: 475; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

Nah. iPhone 6 will top this Alpha, tbh.

78. shamatuu

Posts: 159; Member since: Nov 02, 2011

THE PEOPLE WHO voted No are not so bright. Use your brain for once in your life. Apple is not the same without Steve Jobs. Tim Cook has you thinking they still got it. Apple is playing you and you guys are just diving in their trap without actually thinking like smart people. Like a bunch of brainless zombies.

83. pulkit1

Posts: 354; Member since: Jul 03, 2014

And you know this how ? you are a brainless person who thinks he knows it all .

89. marcski07

Posts: 600; Member since: Apr 25, 2014

you're a plain hater, i'm not a fan of iphone, but on comparing this two? with the same price? and almost identical features and specs? I'd rather choose iphone than this mocking device.

90. pego99

Posts: 118; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

Samsung is releasing a 4.7" phone with no microsd slot and a sealed battery. They have lost there mind. Samsung may be out of the smartphone market in a few years if they keep moving backwards.

91. JakeH

Posts: 89; Member since: May 01, 2014

even though i'm an android fan the iphone 6 will probably be more interesting

98. Ethos unregistered

pleeeasee both phones dont reach knees of Xiaomi Mi 4!

99. kassi

Posts: 109; Member since: May 25, 2013

specs wise this will fail brutally against the new iphone 6

106. freebee269

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

I don't think so. IPhone 6 is a big hardware jump for iPhone users. I won't be surprised if it does record iPhone sales.

110. cR203

Posts: 209; Member since: Jan 27, 2013

I gotta be brutally honest i dont think this galaxy alpha can hold a match to the iphone and this is coming from a big samsung fan who has owned almost every galaxy there is. I'm typing this comment from my note 3 right now. The alpha is a alright phone but its not enough to compete with the iphone 6. Now is the time to for samsung to do some serious innovating and bring its A game.

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