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Metal Galaxy Alpha will be an AT&T exclusive, launching September 26 for $199

By Shawn Knight ยท 9 replies
Sep 22, 2014
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  1. Samsung broke the mold when it announced the Galaxy Alpha last month, the first smartphone in the company's portfolio to ditch the familiar plastic chassis in favor of a metallic frame. Samsung said the phone would be offered in the...

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  2. trparky

    trparky TS Addict Posts: 233   +107

    Will that mean it will be treated like a premium product and get timely updates? Yeah... probably not.
    Trillionsin likes this.
  3. Eldurinn

    Eldurinn TS Rookie

    That's what custom roms are for.
  4. noel24

    noel24 TS Evangelist Posts: 348   +193

    I got like a DejaVu. Are they trying to emulate iSheep church even more?
  5. Add metal, but take away features found on other Samsung models. lame.
  6. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,269

    It looks like they're following Apples lead in overcharging for an underwhelming product. For 613 bucks it should've had at least a full HD display and a micro SD card slot. $400 is a more realistic price. They're also not doing the consumer any favours by making it carrier exclusive.
  7. Eldurinn said:
    That's what custom roms are for.

    Custom ROMS are needed when you are trying to fix something that is broken,
  8. Samsung metal galaxy alpha more like iPhone 5s' design, and the new iPhone 6 more like Samsung's design.. I'm confused..
  9. Mark Alchem

    Mark Alchem TS Rookie

    Will this Baby have the same feature of the iPhone? The Bending Feature? :D
  10. Phr3d

    Phr3d TS Guru Posts: 399   +81

    alternatively, they Are doing most customers a favor.. iBone exclusive? ah Hell, no, that's so 2011.. we got the Samsaloy with All of the best features of 2012 at the same value price!

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