Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

Announced:
Apr 11, 2013
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

7.0
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Display

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

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 6.1 oz (173 g)

Colors:

Black, Purple, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL

Hardware & Performance

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:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

OS:

Android (4.2.2, 4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

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

Battery

Capacity:

2600 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time (3G):

12.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

18.3 days (440 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

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

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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