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Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

Announced
Apr 11, 2013
Market status
Released
Release date
Jun 7, 2013

US carrier availability

Available: AT&T, MetroPCS, U.S. Cellular
Discontinued: Sprint

Pros

  • Big display (6.3 inches)
  • High-resolution display (720 x 1280 pixels)
  • High-resolution camera (8 megapixels)
  • Dual core processor
  • Lots of RAM (1536 MB RAM)
  • Fast mobile data support (4G)
  • NFC
  • HDMI connector for TV-out (via microUSB)

Cons

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Description

The Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 truly deserves its name for its among the largest handsets to ever see the light of day sporting a massive 6.3-inch 720p screen. Providing processing power is a dual-core 1.7GHz processor backed up by 1.5GB of RAM for smooth multitasking performance. With an 8-megapixel camera on its back, the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 should be a decent snapper given the right circumstances, while that 1.9MP front-facing cam will come in handy when you're in the mood for a video chat. There are also 8 or 16 gigs of on-board storage, 3200 mAh battery and LTE connectivity.

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Design

  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • PopupAndroid (4.4.2, 4.2) Nature UX UI
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Dimensions:
    • 6.60 x 3.46 x 0.31 inches (167.6 x 88 x 8 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 7.02 oz (199 g)
      the average is 4.7 oz (136 g)
  • Side Keys:
    • Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
  • Colors:
    • Black, White

Display

  • Physical size:
    • 6.3 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 233 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • Super Clear LCD
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

  • Camera:
      • Popup8 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • LED
    • Features:
      • PopupCMOS image sensor, Autofocus, Burst mode, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Scenes, Effects
  • Camcorder:
      • 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)
  • Front-facing camera:
      • 1.9 megapixels

Hardwarebenchmark

  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300
  • Graphics processor:
      • Adreno 305
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 1536 MB RAM (533 MHz) / LPDDR2
  • Built-in storage:
    • 8 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB

Battery

  • Talk time:
    • 18.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (703 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 19.0 days (456 hours)
      the average is 20 days (490 h)
  • Talk time (3G):
    • 17.00 hours
      the average is 14 h (870 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 17.5 days (420 hours)
      the average is 29 days (703 h)
  • Stand-by time (4G):
    • 16.2 days (390 hours)
      the average is 23 days (543 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 82.00 hours
  • Video playback:
    • 11.00 hours
  • Capacity:
    • 3200 mAh
  • Type:
    • Li - Ion

MultimediaPopup

  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Background playback
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), MP4, AMR, 3GP, OGG, MIDI
  • Video playback:
    • Supported formats:
      • MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, AVI, Flash Video, MKV
  • Speakers:
    • Earpiece, Loudspeaker
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • Popup
    • supports:
      • HTML, HTML5
  • Built-in online services support:
    • YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Technology

  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • FDD LTE:
    • 800 (band 18), 850 (band 5), 900 (band 8), 1800 (band 3), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz
  • Data:
    • LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), , HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS
  • Micro SIM:
    • Yes
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
  • Navigation:
    • Turn-by-turn navigation
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Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • PopupUnlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
  • Messaging:
    • PopupSMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
  • E-mail:
      • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth:
      • 4.0
    • Profiles:
      • Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), SIM Access (SAP)
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 a, b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac
    • Mobile hotspot:
      • Yes
    • Wi-Fi Direct:
      • Yes
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • HDMI:
      • via microUSB
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • Other:
    • NFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Service lights (Multiple color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 19 Apr 2013
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        A3LGTI9200 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

    • Head:
      • 0.10 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 0.54 W/kg
    • Product Specific Use:
      • 0.99 W/kg
    • Simultaneous Transmission:
      • 1.09 W/kg

Availability

  • Officially announced:
    • 11 Apr 2013
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This device is also known as Samsung GT-I9200, Samsung GT-I9205, Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 I527, Samsung Galaxy Mega, Samsung SCH-R960


Alternative variants

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 16GB


Differences:
  • Built-in storage:
    • 16 GB

Samsung Galaxy Mega M819N

(For Metro PCS)
Differences:
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 19.2 days (460 hours)
      the average is 29 days (703 h)
  • Stand-by time (4G):
    • 17.1 days (410 hours)
      the average is 23 days (543 h)
  • Video playback:
    • 10.00 hours
  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • FDD LTE:
    • 700 (band 17), 850 (band 5), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1900 (band 2), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T3
  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 22 Oct 2013
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        A3LSGHM819N link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

    • Head:
      • 0.27 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 0.91 W/kg
    • Product Specific Use:
      • 0.91 W/kg
    • Simultaneous Transmission:
      • 1.35 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy Mega L600

(For Sprint)
Differences:
  • Talk time:
    • 24.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (703 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 29.6 days (710 hours)
      the average is 29 days (703 h)
  • Stand-by time (4G):
    • 23.3 days (560 hours)
      the average is 23 days (543 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 69.00 hours
  • Video playback:
    • 10.00 hours
  • CDMA:

    CDMA - Code Division Multiple Access. A technique of multiplexing, also called spread spectrum, in which analog signals are converted into digital form for transmission. For each communication channel, the signals are encoded in a sequence known to the transmitter and the receiver for that channel. The foremost application is digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800MHz band and 1.9GHz PCS band. CDMA phones are noted for their excellent call quality and long battery life.

    • 800, 1900 MHz
  • FDD LTE:
    • 850 (band 26), 1900 (band 25) MHz
  • TDD LTE:
    • 2500 (band 41) MHz
  • Data:
    • EV-DO Rev.A
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3, T3
  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 13 Sep 2013
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        A3LSPHL600 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

    • Head:
      • 0.25 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 0.96 W/kg
    • Product Specific Use:
      • 1.05 W/kg
    • Simultaneous Transmission:
      • 1.34 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy Mega I527

(For AT&T)
Differences:
  • Talk time:
    • 18.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (703 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 19.2 days (460 hours)
      the average is 29 days (703 h)
  • Stand-by time (4G):
    • 17.1 days (410 hours)
      the average is 23 days (543 h)
  • Music playback:
    • 87.00 hours
  • Video playback:
    • 10.00 hours
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • FDD LTE:
    • 700 (band 17), 850 (band 5), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1900 (band 2), 2100 (band 1), 2600 (band 7) MHz
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3
  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 04 Sep 2013
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        A3LSGHI527 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

    • Head:
      • 0.15 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 1.02 W/kg
    • Product Specific Use:
      • 1.02 W/kg
    • Simultaneous Transmission:
      • 1.49 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy Mega R960

(For U.S. Cellular)
Differences:
  • Talk time:
    • 18.00 hours
      the average is 12 h (703 min)
  • Stand-by time (3G):
    • 19.2 days (460 hours)
      the average is 29 days (703 h)
  • Stand-by time (4G):
    • 17.1 days (410 hours)
      the average is 23 days (543 h)
  • FDD LTE:
    • 700 (band 12), 700 (band 17), 850 (band 5), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1900 (band 2), 1900 (band 25) MHz
  • FCC approval:

    FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

    • Date approved:

      Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

      • 13 Jan 2014
      • FCC ID value:

        FCC ID value - Shows the FCC Identifying value of the particular phone

        A3LSCHR960 link
  • FCC measured SAR:

    FCC measured SAR - The exposure standard for mobile devices employs a unit of measurement known as the Specific Absorption Rate, or SAR. The SAR limit stated in the international guidelines is 2.0 W/ kg*. Tests for SAR are conducted using standard operating positions with the device transmitting at its highest certified power level in all tested frequency bands. Although the SAR is determined at the highest certified power level, the actual SAR of the device while operating can be well below the maximum value.

    • Head:
      • 0.30 W/kg
    • Body:
      • 0.99 W/kg
    • Product Specific Use:
      • 0.99 W/kg
    • Simultaneous Transmission:
      • 1.55 W/kg

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