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New Phablet Line-up from Samsung — Galaxy Mega

Samsung Galaxy Mega has two sizes: 6.1-inches and 5.8-inches
Samsung Galaxy Mega has two sizes: 6.1-inches and 5.8-inches

Samsung announces Galaxy Mega 6.1 and Galaxy Mega 5.8

After announcing the Galaxy Star, Galaxy Pocket Neo, and Galaxy Win, Samsung is back at it again! This time they announced two new phablets with the new Galaxy Mega line. The more advanced mega has a 6.3-inch full HD screen, LTE connectivity, and a 1.7Ghz dual-core processor. The other model has a 5.3-inch qHD display, HSPA+ connectivity and 1.4GHz dual-core processor. Both devices have 8-megapixel shooters and run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out of the box.

Here’s a quick rundown of the specs of both phablets:

Galaxy Mega 6.3 Spec Sheet

  • 1.7GHz Dual-core CPU
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 8GB/16GB expandable via microSD up to 32GB
  • 6.3-inch full HD screen
  • 8.0-megapixels rear-facing camera
  • 1.9-megapixels front-facing camera
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • 3,200mAh Battery
  • 4G/LTE Conenctivity

Galaxy Mega 5.8 Spec Sheet

  • 1.4GHz Dual-core CPU
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 8GB Internal Storage, expandable up to 32GB via microSD
  • 5.8-inch qHD Display
  • 1.9-megapixels front-facing camera
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • 2,600mAh Battery
  • HSPA+ Connectivity

No details yet on the pricing and release date for the Philippines. All we know is that it will start rolling out in Russia and Europe this May.


Speaking of Samsung products, if you’re in the market for the Galaxy Note 8.0, don’t forget to buy during their First Day Rush event this Saturday at SM Mall of Asia. All buyers get a free flip case while those who line up from 10AM-12nn get a free Samsung phone to go with their new Note 8.0. Not a bad deal.

Carlo Ople

Carlo is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of Unbox.ph. During daytime he’s the Managing Director and Partner of a Digital Marketing Agency in the Philippines and by nighttime he’s living out his passion as a gadget enthusiast and story teller through Unbox.

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