SAMSUNG GALAXY MEGA (LTE)
Having seen multiple Samsung mobile devices this year, it comes as no surprise that the Galaxy Mega – currently the largest member of the Galaxy smartphone family – inherits similar design traits as its siblings such as the hardware home button, rounded corners and plastic chassis.
It may have a massive 6.3inch display, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that the Galaxy Mega is bulky. In fact, when compared to the Ascend Mate, it is close to 2mm thinner and a mere 1g heavier. Its plastic chassis may look more polished than the Ascend Mate, but it’s not quite as easy to handle, as the glossy plastic can be a bit slippery.
Samsung uses a 6.3-inch Super Clear LCD display panel for the Galaxy Mega, which comes with a reasonable resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Image quality is sharp (but not quite as good as our Full HD models) and color reproduction is quite natural, as the LCD display is not as vibrant as AMOLED.
“IT MAY HAVE A MASSIVE 6.3-INCH DISPLAY, BUT THAT DOESN’T NECESSARILY MEAN THAT THE GALAXY MEGA
The Galaxy Mega is ppowered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 dual-core 1.7GHz processor and 1.5GB RAM. It runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with some unique features of the latest TouchWiz such as sound & shot, multi-window and pop-up play. While it boasts one-handed operation, we find it odd that one-sided usage of the keyboard is not supported on the Galaxy Mega unlike its other models such as the Galaxy Note II.
Like the Optimus G Pro, the Galaxy Mega comes with 16GB internal storage and has micro-SD support up to 64GB. It is equipped with a removable 3,200mAh battery, which is the second biggest battery capacity after the Ascend Mate.