Samsung Galaxy Alpha  YU YUREKA 
Samsung Galaxy Alpha YU YUREKA
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Launch Date (India) Oct, 2014 Jan, 2015
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Smartphone OS Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 5.0 LollipopNo more updates expected Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 5.0 LollipopNo more updates expected
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 4.7 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1280 pixels (~ 312 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels
Scratch Resistant Display Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Display Features Super AMOLED IPS
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.8 GHz 1.5 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Exynos 5 Octa 5430 (1.8 GHz Quad Core + 1.3 GHz Quad Core)Ranked #44 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 615Ranked #68 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 405
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port USB USB
Primary Camera 12.0MP 13.0MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (4K) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR 5P Lens, Sony IMX135 CMOS Sensor, F/2.2 Aperture, Live Filters, Burst Mode, Exposure Control, Video mode with time-lapse and Slo-Mo
Secondary Camera 2.1MP 5.0MP
Secondary Camera Features N/A N/A
Internal Memory 32 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 32 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM
Thickness 6.7 mm 8.5 mm
Weight 115 gm N/A
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 1860 mAh 2500 mAh
Battery Standby N/A 210 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A 8.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) 11.00 hrs N/A
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters Internet Usage Time (3G): 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (WiFi): 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: 10 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 37 hrs Web Browsing Time: 7 hrs
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features Ultra Power Saving Mode; Private Mode; NFC; ANT+ support; Noise Filtration; Dropbox (50 GB cloud storage); S Health App; S-Voice App YUniverse Browser
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Premium, metal build exudes solidity and luxury
  • Compact size, light weight and slim body make it very comfortable to use
  • Android interface with Samsung's TouchWiz on top
  • Top-end speed/performance with loads of power
  • Good camera
  • Decent call quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good battery life
  • Very good build quality
  • Good display - fairly legible in sunlight
  • Cyanogen is polished, powerful, and highly customizable UI for Android
  • Minimal bloatware
  • Very good speed/performance backed by powerful hardware at this price
  • Excellent gaming performance
  • Good camera
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good call quality
  • Decent battery life
  • Expected to get regular OTA updates
  • 4G support
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Both fingerprint scanner, and heart-rate monitor are iffy
  • Display resolution could have been better
  • Too big for one-handed use
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