It would appear that Samsung is looking to stop production of its most attractive cell phone the Galaxy Alpha.

As indicated by South Korean distribution ET News, the Korean Goliath will eliminate the Galaxy Alpha and supplant it with the Galaxy A5, an attractive, mid-range phone, during January 2015.. The smartphone was presented in China and Taiwan.

It totally reflects Samsung endeavors to lower costs because of the enforcement of the Terminal Distribution Structure Improvement Act in South Korea, according to the report.

ET News quoted an industry insider as saying that when the stock of the materials for the ‘Galaxy Alpha’ is depleted, its generation will be ceased.

Interestingly, the report additionally refers to a Samsung insider as saying “The ‘Galaxy Alpha’ is being produced currently. We may adjust the production quantity according to market reactions, though. Nothing specific has been determined yet with regard to the January release of the Galaxy A5.”

The Galaxy Alpha was at first declared in August. It offers a minimal body with a metal edge, bent corners and a delicate back cover. The smartphone is likewise one of the slimmest Galaxy phone ever with 6.7mm thickness. It is feathery light, weighing just 115 grams. Galaxy Alpha packs a 4.7 inches Samsung’s conventional Super AMOLED display offering a resolution of 720p. It is fueled by Samsung own made Exynox Octa core chipset 2x quad core processors, one processor is clocked at 1.8GHz  while other lower powered power efficient at 1.3 GHz, one of them is used accordingly at a time. 2GB RAM is packed to take care of a number of apps. Galaxy Alpha although comes with 32 GB internal Storage but expansion slot is unavailable. The camera Galaxy Alpha offers are 12MP rear shooter with 4K video recording support on the other hand front on is 2.1MP.

The Samsung Galaxy A5 offers:

  • 5-inch Super AMOLED 720 x 1280p display
  • Quad-core 1.2 GHz processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 or 410)
  • Weighs 126 grams; measures 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm
  • 13-megapixel primary shooter with LED flash
  • 5-megapixel front camera
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 16 GB internal storage
  • MicroSD card support up to 128 GB
  • 2,300 mAh battery
  • Android 4.4.4 KitKat


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