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Samsung Goes official With the New Galaxy Mega 5.8 and 6.3 Smartphones

It is more and more obvious that Samsung has big plans for this year in regards to new releases on the mobile platform, including for the budget and mid-end consumers. Thus lately we’ve gathered rumors about a lot of upcoming releases in terms of smartphones running on the Android platform. Today the manufacturer decided to officially introduce its latest devices.


Not to long ago we covered news about Samsung’s new line-up of Android devices with the Galaxy Mega branding. These devices come as somewhat of a surprise, offering some great features especially in terms of screen size. In terms of design, the new smartphones look especially great, coming in in two color variants, and with Android Jelly Bean on board. The first is the Mega 5.8, offering a 5.8-inch qHD (960×540) TFT display. It offers a dual-core hardware configuration, clocked at 1.4 GHz and with 1.5 GB of RAM. The 2600 mAh battery should provide great usage terms and there are the usual connectivity features, with Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi on board.

The Galaxy Mega 6.3 offers, as the naming suggests, a bigger 6.3-inches display at the resolution of 1280 x 720 HD. The device also comes with a dual-core hardware configuration, clocked at 1.7 Ghz and with the same 1.5 GB of RAM. There is an 8 MP camera, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 80211 a/b/g/n and A-GPS, along with a very large capacity 3200 mAh battery. It measures 88×167.6×7.9mm, with the same thickness characteristics as the Galaxy S IV.

The GALAXY Mega will be available globally beginning May from Europe and Russia. The product availability varies by market and will be rolled out gradually.