Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 vs Huawei Ascend Mate

Call quality

The Huawei Ascend Mate sports much better call quality, both in the earpiece, and through the microphones, than the Galaxy Mega 6.3. Voices come loud, but very clean and without any distortion, and the two noise-canceling mics do a stellar job at relaying our voices to the other end strong, clear and true-to-timbre, while hissing and artificial notes can be heard from the Mega 6.3.

Battery life

The Huawei Ascend Mate struts the largest battery capacity in a phone, at 4050 mAh, leaving Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 with the “modest” 3200 mAh. Huawei claims two days of battery life with normal usage, which is excellent, yet both manufacturers haven't yet taken out the official talk time measurements for their gigantic handset.


If you are not too much into looks, and we'd imagine anyone who voluntarily accepts to carry such phones with them, wouldn't be into the aesthetics side of it, the Huawei Ascend Mate is the better handset here. It excels or is on par in almost every objective category that matters, like outside visibility, call quality, sound recording and battery life.

The Galaxy Mega 6.3 has the word “Samsung” going for it, and the immediate brand and developer awareness it brings by just looking at the rounded shapes and the familiar Nature UX interface. It also takes sharper pictures and has a stronger flash than the Huawei Ascend Mate, but that's about it, plus it costs more than Huawei's giant.

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