Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

Announced:
Apr 11, 2013
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

7.0
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Display

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Display size:

5.8 inches

Resolution:

540 x 960 pixels

Pixel density:

190 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

67.43 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

Yes

Features:

Video calling

Front:

1.9 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

6.46 x 3.30 x 0.38 inches (162.6 x 82.4 x 9 mm)

Weight:

6.42 oz (182 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Colors:

Black, Purple, White

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Broadcom BCM28155

Processor:

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A9

GPU:

VideoCore IV

RAM:

1.5 GB

Internal storage:

8 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 64 GB

OS:

Android (4.2.2, 4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

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Capacity:

2600 mAh

Talk time (3G):

12.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

This device is also known as Samsung I9150

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

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

Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 I9152

Differences from the main variant:

Dual SIM:

Yes

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 27, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI9152P link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.25 W/kg

Body:

1.08 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.33 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.08 W/kg

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.38 inches)
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (190 ppi)

Description

The Galaxy Mega 5.8 stretches the limits of what we consider a phablet with its humongous 5.8-inch display. The resolution, though, is only the qHD 540 x 960 pixels which works out to some 199ppi. In simple terms this means the screen is definitely not among the sharpest ones out there and jagged edges and pixelization will definitely be noticeable. While not a high-end device, the Galaxy Mega 5.8 will bring some of the latest features we saw in the Galaxy S4 to those on a tighter budget. The split screen function as well as the new camera modes like Drama Shot and Sound and Shot will come pre-loaded on the device. Samsung’s S Travel and Story Album are among the features that will also make their way onto this handset.

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