• Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime vs Samsung Galaxy S6 (CDMA)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime vs Samsung Galaxy S6 (CDMA)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Samsung
Announced August 2014 September 2014 March 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014 Available - April 2015
Price - Rs. 7,499 ($110.28) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 29,999 ($441.16) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, white, gold, silver, blue Black, White White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
144.8 x 72.1 x 8.6 mm
(5.7 x 2.84 x 0.34 in)
143.5 x 70.6 x 6.9 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 156 g (5.5 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - G920V, G920P
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G920V, G920P, G920R
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G920V
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900) - G530F
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - G530FZ
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 28(700) - G530Y
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 20(800),
LTE band 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700) - G920V
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 305 Mali-T760MP8
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 8 GB 32/64/128 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.0 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.95% 66.19% 70.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels
Flash LED 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, HDR, Panorama OIS, Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPAHSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB No
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1860 mAh 2600 mAh 2550 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - Up to 23 h (3G)