Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Nokia Lumia 830

Samsung Galaxy Alpha
samsung galaxy alpha
Nokia Lumia 830
nokia lumia 830
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Nokia
Announced August 2014 September 2014
Status Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, white, gold, silver, blue Orange, green, white, black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
139.4 x 70.7 x 8.5 mm
(5.49 x 2.78 x 0.33 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 150 g (5.29 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 - ClearBlack display

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 [Similar] Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 [Similar]
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 [Similar] Adreno 305 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 5.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.95% 69.80%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 10 MP, Carl Zeiss Optics [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, OIS, 1/3.4'' sensor size, PureView technology, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps 1080p@30fps, optical stabilization, stereo sound rec.
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 0.9 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 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, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 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 Li-Ion Battery (BV-L4A)
Capacity 1860 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by - Up to 528 h
Talk Time - Up to 12 h 54 min (2G)
Up to 14 h 48 min (3G)