It was previously reported that Samsung is going to reduce the number of smartphones it releases, and it looks like the Galaxy Alpha will be one of the victims of this decision.
According to a report from South Korea, Samsung will discontinue production of the Galaxy Alpha and shift its focus to the mid- and entry-level segments with devices like the Galaxy A5. Apparently, production of the Galaxy Alpha will cease around February, which is around the time that the Galaxy A5 will be released in South Korea.
The Galaxy A5 also features a metal body, like the Galaxy Alpha, but has slightly reduced specs and a more affordable price tag. It will launch for approximately KRW 400,000 ($365).
Naturally, Samsung will continue to focus on its flagship devices, the mainstream S line, alongside these mid-range options. Samsung is yet to comment on this report, so don’t get too upset if you are a fan of the Galaxy Alpha.