Apr 12, 2013

Sammy Intros Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3 Mid-Range Phablets

Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3

Samsung has officially took the warps off the the new Galaxy Mega series of mid-range of phablets as affordable alternatives to the big-sized Note phablets. The new Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 phablets are carrying 5.3-inch and 6.8-inch screens with Android 4.2 OS and Samsung’s latest TouchWiz UI in tow. Company has also noted that Samsung is also offering all of its new software features that were recently announced for the new Galaxy S4 handset.

Unlike the popular Galaxy Note series, neither of these Galaxy Mega devices have got support for Walcom’s based ‘S Pen’ stylus, and the best quality of the display.  The Galaxy Mega comes with a 6.3” 720p HD TFT screen, while the Galaxy Mega 5.8 gets a qHD screen.

Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

# 5.8-inch TFT LCD display with qHD resolution f 540 by 960 pixels
# 1.4GHz Cortex-A15 dual-core processor
# 1.5GB of RAM
# 8MP rear camera with LED flash, Beauty Face, Best Photo, Drama, Sound & Shot, Panorama, Sports, Continuous shot
# 1.9MP front-facing camera
# 8GB internal storage; microSD card slot for memory expansion support up to 64GB
# micro USB 2.0. 802.11 Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS+GLONASS
# 2,600mAh battery
# Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS + with Sasmung’s TouchWiz modifications
# Measures 162.6 x 82.4 x 9.0 mm, and weighs 182g

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

# 6.3-inch TFT HD display with 1280 by 720 pixels
# Dual-Core Cortex A-15 processor clocked at 1.7GHz
# 1.5GB RAM
# 8MP camera on back side to record 1080p HD videos
# 8GB/16GB onboard memory; microSD card slot
# NFC, 802.11 Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, BT 4.0, GPS+GLONASS, micro USB 2.0, IR emitter
# 3,200mAh battery
# Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS + with Sasmung’s TouchWiz modifications
# Measures 167.6 x 88 x 8.0 mm and weighs 199g

Both the aforementioned Galaxy Megas will come preinstalled with a set of apps such as S Voice 2.0, Story Album, S Translator, Multi Window, Pop Up Play, Samsung ChatON mobile communication service, Samsung WatchON, Samsung Link, S Travel (TripAdvisor), Air View gesture, and Multi-Window. Users can connect their Galaxy Mega 6.8 phone to Galaxy S4s and Galaxy Grand phones with Group Play.

Samsung has noted both the Samsung Galaxy Mega phablets will be available worldwide with the rollout starting from Europe and Russia in May. Galaxy Mega 5.8 will be also available dual-SIM version. Sammy has kept quiet on the price information of both these devices. There’s no word the U.S. availability too.

Read: Galaxy Mega 5.8 Specs | Galaxy Mega 6.3 Specs

Source: Samsung

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