Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

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

PhoneArena Rating:

7.5
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Display

Display size:

6.3 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

233 ppi

Technology:

Super Clear LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

74.27 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Burst mode, HDR, Scenes, Effects

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Front:

1.9 megapixels

Design

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 6.1 oz (174 g)

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Playlists

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400

Processor:

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait 300

GPU:

Adreno 305

RAM:

1.5 GB LPDDR2

Internal storage:

8 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (4.4.2, 4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Profiles/ Protocols:

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, dual-band, ac; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 18, 5, 8, 3, 1, 7

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EV-DO Rev.A, EDGE, GPRS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

3200 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

18.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time:

19.0 days (456 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Talk time (3G):

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Stand-by time (4G):

16.2 days (390 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Music playback:

82.00 hours

Video playback:

11.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support:

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, (MP3)

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 19, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LGTI9200 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.10 W/kg

Body:

0.54 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.09 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.99 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Apr 11, 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 from the main variant:

Internal storage:

16 GB

Samsung Galaxy Mega M819N

For Metro PCS

Differences from the main variant:

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

LTE (FDD):

Bands 17, 5, 4, 2, 1, 7

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Stand-by time (3G):

19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Stand-by time (4G):

17.1 days (410 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Video playback:

10.00 hours

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 22, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LSGHM819N link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.27 W/kg

Body:

0.91 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.35 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.91 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy Mega L600

For Sprint

Differences from the main variant:

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

LTE (FDD):

Bands 26, 25

LTE (TDD):

Bands 41

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Talk time:

24.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

29.6 days (710 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Stand-by time (4G):

23.3 days (560 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Music playback:

69.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 13, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LSPHL600 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.25 W/kg

Body:

0.96 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.34 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.05 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy Mega I527

For AT&T

Differences from the main variant:

Hearing aid compatible:

M3

LTE (FDD):

Bands 17, 5, 4, 2, 1, 7

UMTS:

850, 1900, 2100 MHz

Talk time:

18.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Stand-by time (4G):

17.1 days (410 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Music playback:

87.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 04, 2013

FCC ID value:

A3LSGHI527 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.15 W/kg

Body:

1.02 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.49 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.02 W/kg

Samsung Galaxy Mega R960

For U.S. Cellular

Differences from the main variant:

LTE (FDD):

Bands 12, 17, 5, 4, 2, 25

Talk time:

18.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

19.2 days (460 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Stand-by time (4G):

17.1 days (410 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 13, 2014

FCC ID value:

A3LSCHR960 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.30 W/kg

Body:

0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.55 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.99 W/kg

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Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Too little RAM

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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