Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Alcatel Hero 8

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
samsung galaxy alpha
Alcatel Hero 8
alcatel hero 8
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Alcatel
Announced August 2014 September 2014
Status Available - September 2014 Coming Soon - September 2014
Colors Black, white, gold, silver, blue Dark Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
209 x 122 x 7.3 mm
(8.23 x 4.8 x 0.29 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 310 g (10.93 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Dragontrail Glass, Oleophobic Coating, Stylus

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 [Similar] Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A7, Mediatek MT8392 [Similar]
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 [Similar] Mali-450MP4 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 8/16/32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 8.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) [Similar] 1200 x 1920 pixels (283 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.95% 72.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video 2160p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 2 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 11 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1860 mAh 4060 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -