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Samsung introduces new phablet range; launches Galaxy Mega 6.3, 5.8

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Apr 11, 2013 at 06:09pm IST

New Delhi: Encouraged by the response to its Galaxy Note series pf phones, Samsung is going bigger in its phablet plans. The South Korean electronics giant has announced a new range under its Galaxy series of smartphones - the Galaxy Mega.

The first two Galaxy Mega phones are the Galaxy Mega 6.3 and the Galaxy Mega 5.8, which have a screen size considerably larger than the Galaxy Note 2 that measures 5.5 inches.

The Galaxy Mega phones are equipped with an 8 megapixel rear-facing camera with a 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera. Both the Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 run on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and feature a dual-core processor and supprot 64GB of expandable memory.

Samsung introduces new phablet range; launches Galaxy Mega 6.3, 5.8

The Galaxy Mega 6.3 and the Galaxy Mega 5.8 have an an 8 megapixel rear-facing camera and feature a dual-core processor.

Samsung says the Galaxy Mega smartphones will be available globally beginning May from Europe and Russia and the company press release makes no mention of the price.

Specifications

Samsung GalaxyMega 6.3

Network: LTE100/50Mbps, HSPA+21/5.76

Display: 6.3-inch (159.7mm) HD TFT

Processor: 1.7GHz Dual Core AP

OS: Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)

Camera: Main (Rear): 8 megapixel rear-facing camera; Sub (Front): 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera

Connectivity: Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, BT 4.0(BLE), USB 2.0 H/S. GPS+GLONASS, NFC, MHL

Sensor: Accelerometer, RGB light, Geomagnetic, Proximity, Gyroscope

Memory: 8/16GB Internal Memory (microSD up to 64GB) + 1.5GB RAM

Dimension: 167.6 x 88 x 8.0 mm, 199g

Battery: Li-ion 3,200 mAh

Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

Network: HSPA+21/5.76

Display: 5.8-inch (147mm) QHD TFT

Processor: 1.4GHz Dual Core AP

OS: Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)

Camera: Main (Rear): 8 megapixel rear-facing camera; Sub (Front): 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera

Connectivity: Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, BT 4.0(BLE), USB 2.0 H/S, GPS+GLONASS

Sensor: Accelerometer, Geomagnetic, Proximity, Light, Gyroscope

Memory: 8GB Internal Memory (microSD up to 64GB) + 1.5GB RAM

Dimension: 162.6 x 82.4 x 9.0 mm, 182g

Battery: Standard battery, Li-ion 2,600 mAh

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