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Next Samsung Galaxy (A500) Will Be All-Metal Phone

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Next Samsung Galaxy (A500) Will Be All-Metal Phone

Samsung is engaged on its first all-metallic handset

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Samsung is rumoured to be engaged on a brand new all-metallic handset, dubbed the SM-A500. The firm has included metallic frames on each the Samsung Galaxy Alpha and Samsung Galaxy Note A handsets in current months, however these run across the edge of the units, whereas the again panels are plastic.

A report has recommended the brand new Galaxy telephone goes to be solely clad in metallic, in contrast to any earlier Samsung system.

Another report, according to SamMobile, signifies Samsung is readying itself to convey the brand new handset to market nevertheless it has a number of ending touches to work on first. These embrace each hardware and software program modifications earlier than the discharge. 

The report suggests the handset will include the identical TouchWiz interface that was seen on the Galaxy Note A. The rumours have additionally claimed newer variations of the SM-A500 prototype now include a 13MP rear digital camera, whereas earlier variations solely had 8MP sensors.

Other rumoured specs embrace a 5in show with a 720 x 1280 pixel decision, a 5MP entrance dealing with digital camera, expandable inner reminiscence and a 2330 mAh battery.

It’s presently unclear whether or not there can be a Snapdragon four hundred processor or a sixty four-bit Snapdragon 410 processor. Reports have differed all alongside, however with a processor on this class it is clear that this isn't a flagship system, regardless of the metallic and excessive-finish imaging.

It's additionally not recognized whether or not the A500 will come to the UK - Samsung has a behavior of launching its extra experimental telephones in its house nation of Korea as a type of testbed, earlier than rolling out the brand new options globally in comply with-up handsets. We have heard nothing as regards to a reputation for the telephone both, nevertheless it was beforehand steered the Galaxy Alpha identify stands out as the starting of a brand new handset department for Samsung, so it might be a riff on that.

It was lately revealed the Samsung Galaxy Edge handset wouldn't be coming to the UK. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 nevertheless will probably be and will probably be obtainable from October thirteen from numerous totally different retailers.

We went arms-on with the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and liked the brand new metallic body. A entire metallic handset from Samsung is certain to have a way more premium feel and appear than earlier Galaxy plastic handsets.

James Peckham 12:01, sixteen Sep 2014
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