Samsung Galaxy Alpha available for UK pre-order starting August 28

Samsung has announced that the Galaxy Alpha will be available for pre-order in the UK beginning next Thursday, August 28. Customers can order either from the Samsung UK store or selected retail partners. The phone will be available in the UK beginning September 10 at the Samsung Experience Stores and the Samsung Store at Westfield Stratford City, while going on sale from retail partners such as Carphone Warehouse beginning September 12.

The Galaxy Alpha was originally revealed last week. Samsung calls it the "next evolution" of smartphone design. It features a metal frame, a 4.7-inch SuperAMOLED, an octa-core Exynos processor, 2GB of RAM, and 32GB of external storage. The phone also sports a 12-megapixel rear camera. It will come with Android 4.4.4 out of the box.

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