X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

The 6.3″ Samsung Galaxy Mega: When 5.5″ Isn’t Big Enough

by Range
Advertisement

If you thought that the 5.5-inch Samsung Galaxy Note II wasn’t big enough for your needs, then you’ll be happy to learn that the Samsung Galaxy Mega takes it up a few notches with its 6.3-inch screen, begging the question – when does a phablet simply become a tablet? I guess when it doesn’t make phone calls.

samsung galaxy mega front photo

The Samsung Galaxy Mega comes in two versions, a 5.8-inch and the 6.3-inch.

samsung galaxy mega display photo

The smaller version has a 1.4GHz dual-core processor, 1.5GB of RAM, 8GB of storage which is expandable via microSD, an 8MP rear-facing camera and a 1.9MP front-facing camera. The battery is 2,600 mAh. Screen resolution isn’t as high as the Galaxy Note II, at 960 × 540 (vs 1280 × 720 in the Note II). The battery is also smaller than the Note II, which has a 3,100 mAh capacity.

samsung galaxy mega comparison note 2 photo

The 6.3-inch monster has a 1280 × 720 resolution, 1.7GHz dual-core processor, 1.5GB of RAM, 8GB of storage and the same cameras. Its battery is 3,200 mAh, besting the Note II – though with a larger screen, it’s likely to consume more power. Both phones run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and include all of the new features Samsung announced for the Galaxy S4.

The unlocked 6.3″ Galaxy Mega is listed for pre-order in Europe for €699 (~$915 USD), and will gradually be available in other markets, presumably with price breaks if you sign up with a mobile contract.

Soon enough, people will be walking around with 6- to 8-inch devices as their phones, looking completely ridiculous. And if you’ve got small hands, you probably won’t be interested in one of these.

[via Samsung & Ubergizmo]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



The Cozy Blanket

The Cozy Blanket

ParaTinder Shoe Laces

ParaTinder Shoe Laces

Swedish Fish Candy Canes

Swedish Fish Candy Canes

Advertisement
Steeda Makes Special Bullitt Mustang Even More Special

Steeda Makes Special Bullitt Mustang Even More Special

Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Rallye Concept Wants to Race

Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport Rallye Concept Wants to Race

2019 Chevrolet Silverado First Drive Review

2019 Chevrolet Silverado First Drive Review