Samsung has finally announced its latest smartphones, the Galaxy Mega 5.8 and 6.3. Both phones offer a mix feature of popular smartphone and table. The new Samsung Galaxy Mega is similar to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, it’s bigger than a phone but smaller then a tablet.
Samsung describe Galaxy Mega as:
“Samsung GALAXY Mega, a device that combines the portability and convenience of a smartphone with the power, multitasking capabilities and extensive viewing experience of a tablet. The newest addition to the GALAXY family balances an optimal viewing experience on a 6.3” HD screen, yet is ultra-thin and portable enough to put into a pocket or hold in one hand. The GALAXY Mega offers a mix of popular smartphone and tablet features such as an effortless user experience, a split screen, multitasking between video and other apps and more.”
The Samsung Galaxy Mega is coming in two variant of screen size 6.3-inch or 5.8-inch.
The GALAXY Mega 6.3 is equipped with an enhanced 8 megapixel rear-facing camera with a 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera, runs on 1.7GHz Dual Core AP processor, 1.5GB RAM and expandable storage up to 64GB, 6.3-inch HD TFT display, Li-ion 3,200 mAh battery, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, A-GPS and runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The Galaxy Mega 6.3 supports 4G network.
The another variant The Galaxy Mega 5.8 comes with 5.8-inch QHD TFT display, 1.4GHz Dual Core AP processor, 8 megapixel rear-facing camera and 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera, 1.5GB RAM, 8GB internal memory you can expand up to 64GB, Li-ion 2,600 mAh battery. The device powered by Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and supports Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and A-GPS.
Both devices come with bunch of new features:
Group Play: Enables easy content sharing for up to 8 devices on the same Wi-Fi network.
Samsung WatchON: Transforms into an IR remote controller for a richer TV experience. Connect the device to your home entertainment system, and it will provide program recommendations, schedules, and even remotely control your TV.
Samsung Link: Easily streams photos, videos, notes, or music to your television, tablet or computer.
S Translator: Say or text what you need translated into the GALAXY Mega, and it will provide instant translation, using text or voice translation on applications including email, and ChatON.
ChatON: Share what’s on your screen with friends to stay more connected.
JK Shin the Head of IT & Mobile Business said in a statement: “We are aware of a great potential in the bigger screen for extensive viewing multimedia, web browsing, and more. We excited to provide another choice to meet our consumers’ varying lifestyles, all while maintaining the high-quality feature of the award-wining Galaxy series.”
Samsung said that the device will be available globally beginning may from Europe and Russia also added that the product availability varies by market and will be rolled out gradually. There’s is no word about pricing of The Mega.