Samsung Galaxy Alpha
AnTuTu benchmark performance of Galaxy Alpha.

The hardware features of Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Alpha have leaked via Anroid benchmarking application AnTuTu benchmark.

Samsung's new Galaxy lineup, dubbed Galaxy Alpha, has managed to grab some limelight due to its metallic build. The handset is expected to make its international debut on 13 August.

AllAboutSamsung has now revealed the technical specifications of the handset using AnTuTu benchmark. According to the listing, the Galaxy Alpha, bearing the model number SM-G850F, will offer screen resolution at 720 x 1280 pixels, giving it a pixel density of 320 dpi.

It will pack a 12 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a two megapixel front camera. The device will run on latest Android KitKat software version 4.4.4. Besides this, it will be powered by an Exynos 5433 chip featuring an octa-core processor, paired with Mali-T628 graphics unit. The Exynos chip also integrates 2GB RAM.

The Exynos 5433 is a similar processor to the one which will power Samsung's next Galaxy Note, expected to be unveiled on 3 September.

The disclosure further suggests that the Galaxy Alpha will offer 32GB internal storage without microSD card support for additional storage. It will have a nano SIM card slot, fingerprint sensor and heart rate monitor.

The Galaxy Alpha performed fairly well in the AnTuTu benchmark and scored a total of 38,658 points, with due credits to the powerful Exynos 5433 processor, which managed to get the most out of the 720p screen, according to Sammobile.

Given the features, the Galaxy Alpha seems to be a mix of high-end and mid-range device and placed between Galaxy S5 Mini and Galaxy S5.