Samsung Announces Galaxy Mega 6.3 And 5.8 Phablets

By 06:44 Fri, 16 Jul 2021 Comments

Samsung lifted the covers of the Galaxy Mega dup – the 6.3" and 5.8" Android phablets. The smartphones borrow some of the features from the Galaxy S4 flagships but offer much larger screens and aim for the mid-range segment as a more affordable alternative to the high-discontinue Note phablet.

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

The Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 packs a 6.3" Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) of 720p resolution and is powered by a an Exynos 5250 chipset with a dual-core Cortex-A15 Central Processing Units (CPU) clocked at 1.7Giga Hertz (GHz) and 1.5GB of RAM. It runs Android 4.2 with Sasmung’s TouchWiz modifications like Multi-window (split-classy screen multitasking) and Air View (detecting your finger an inch from the screen). There's no S Pen though.

The main capturing camera is an 8MP shooter and there’s a 1.9MP front-facing camera. On the connectivity side the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 enjoys LTE, Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) a/b/g/n/ac, NFC and packs an IR emitter so it can work as a remote control. It can also connect to Galaxy S4s and Grands with Group Play.

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 next to the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Samsung Galaxy Note II

The Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 is not a small device, but it's fairly thin measuring 167.6 x 88 x 8.0 mm and weighing 199g. The battery has 3,200mAh capacity. Internal storage is 8GB/16GB and there’s a microSD card slot if you need more.

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 sized up against the Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

The Galaxy Mega 5.8 is a smaller Mega phablet and packs a more modest specs sheet. The Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) classy screen resolution is jsut qHD and the Central Processing Units (CPU) clock speed has been reduced to 1.4GHz. The high-speed connectivity (LTE, Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) 802.11ac) is also gone as well as the NFC and an IR emitter.

Other things that have changed are the size (obviously) - the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 measures 162.6 x 82.4 x 9.0 mm, weighs 182g and has a 2,600 mAh battery.

The Samsung Galaxy Mega duo will be available worldwide with the rollout starting from Europe and Russia in May. We still have no info on the price.




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