• Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) vs Nokia Lumia 830 vs Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) vs Nokia Lumia 830 vs Microsoft Lumia 640 XL

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Nokia Microsoft
Announced August 2014 September 2014 March 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014 Available - April 2015
Price - - Rs. 12,999 ($191.16) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub Orange, green, white, black Matte cyan, Orange, Black, Matte white, Glossy white
Form Factor Candybar 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)
157.9 x 81.5 x 9 mm
(6.22 x 3.21 x 0.35 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 150 g (5.29 oz) 171 g (6.03 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 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 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 Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 305 Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 16 GB 8 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, ClearBlack Display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.0 inches 5.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (259 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.43% 69.80% 68.88%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 10 MP, Carl Zeiss Optics 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED Flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Dual Camera, 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 Auto focus, Carl Zeiss Optics, 1/3'' Sensor Size
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps 1080p@30fps, optical stabilization, stereo sound rec. 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 0.9 MP, 720p [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery (BV-L4A) Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1860 mAh 2200 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - Up to 528 h Up to 936 h (2G)
Up to 936 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 12 h 54 min (2G)
Up to 14 h 48 min (3G)
Up to 31 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 23 h 40 min (3G)