The Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 is a part of Samsung’s two pronged approach to capture the audience looking for a device even bigger than the 5.5inch Note 2 but smaller than a tablet. Targeting the 5.8 inch and 6.3 inch segments, Samsung now has handsets at practically every screen size. The Galaxy Mega 5.8 incorporates a large screen with dual SIM capabilities to offer an interesting proposition. Is it worth taking a look at ? Read on to find out. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 Review”
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Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 Benchmarks
Samsung launched the Galaxy Mega 5.8 sometime back and we’ve been putting the phone through its paces. The phone is powered by a 1.4 Ghz Broadcom processor paired with a VideoCore IV GPU. Synthetic benchmarks can tell quite a bit about the performance of a device and we’ve embedded some of the more popular ones below.
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Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 now available on Snapdeal for Rs.24,900
Yesterday, Samsung unveiled two new Galaxy devices at a launch event in Chennai. The Galaxy Mega 5.8 and the Galaxy Mega 6.3 are the two new entrants to the new Mega series of devices solely focused on big screened smartphone computing. Out of the two devices launched, which were set to be available in India real soon, we already have the Galaxy Mega 5.8 listed as available on Snapdeal, the online retailer for a price of Rs. 24,900 which is two hundred rupees lesser than the launch price of Rs. 25,100. Although it is currently listed as sold out, we think that the devices are already trickling down into the retail channels and you will be able to get the device sooner than what Samsung said, we feel. Check out our photo gallery of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 and the first impressions of the device.
Update: It is available on the Samsung eStore too, for the same price.
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Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 Hands on and First Impressions
Here is my first impressions of the just announced Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 which was announced yesterday in Chennai. We got some hands on time with the latest member of the Duos Dual SIM range from Samsung and the handset is also the smaller of the 2 Galaxy Mega devices announced. The phone is priced at Rs.25100 and packs a really large 5.8 inch display with a qHD resolution of 960×540 pixels. It also packs 2 microSIM card slots with a Smart Dual SIM feature. There is 8GB of inbuilt memory on board and also room for expansion using the microSD card slot which supports cards upto 64GB.
Watch the hands on video of the Galaxy Mega 5.8 below
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Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 launched in India for Rs. 25100
Samsung has launched the Galaxy Mega 5.8, the company’s latest smartphone in the Mega series in India. The Galaxy Mega 5.8 was announced last month, packs a 5.8-inch qHD (960 x 540 pixels) TFT capacitive touch screen display, powered by a 1.4 GHz dual-core processor and runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). It has a 8MP auto-focus rear camera with LED Flash and a 1.9 MP front-facing camera. It comes with dual SIM support with dual Standby and dual SIM Always On feature that enables the user to receive calls on one SIM number while taking a call from the other. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 launched in India for Rs. 25100”
Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 with 5.8-inch qHD display, 1.4 GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.2 announced
Samsung has also announced the Mega 5.8 along with the Galaxy Mega 6.3 in their new Galaxy Mega line-up. The Galaxy Mega 5.8 has a 5.8-inch qHD (960 x 540 pixels) TFT capacitive touch screen display, powered by a 1.4 GHz dual-core processor and runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). It has a 8MP auto-focus rear camera with LED Flash and a 1.9 MP front-facing camera. similar to the Galaxy Mega 6.3. It also has dual SIM support with dual Standby and dual SIM Always On feature.
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Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Mega 6.3 specifications surface
Samsung Galaxy Mega line of Android smartphones, the Galaxy Mega 5.8 (GT-I9152) and the Galaxy Mega 6.3 were rumored earlier this month. Now, Sammobile is said to have confirmed specifications of these two devices. The Mega 5.8 is expected to have a 5.8-inch qHD TFT display, and the Mega 6.3 is expected to come with a 6.3-inch HD PLS display. Both these phones would run on Android 4.1.2 or 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) with Samsung’s own Nature UX on top. The Galaxy Mega 5.8 would have dual SIM support, and looks like a souped up version of the Galaxy Grand Duos, that we reviewed recently.
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