Samsung Announces Galaxy Mega; Will Come in 6.3, 5.8-inch Screen Sizes

Bigger than the Galaxy Note 2, the Galaxy Mega will probably be the largest smartphone to be available in Europe and Russia. To be released in Europe sometime next month, there is no word and when will the devices be launching in the US and rest of the world.

The 6.3-inch Mega comes with an ‘HD display’ which indicates that the smartphone will have a 720p resolution. Powered by a dual-core 1.7GHz processor the smartphone boasts of an 8 MP camera, 3,200mAh battery and will be loaded with Android 4.2. Samsung has ensured that users get the fullest out of the massive screen for which it has loaded software like Air View, Multi Windows, Pop-up Play and the likes.

The 6.3-inch variant supports both LTE and HSPA radios and has GPS and GLONASS for location based services. The handset will be available in two models based on internal storage – 8GB and 16GB and will feature a microSD slot allowing to expand the storage to up to 64GB.

The 5.8-inch Mega will only support HSPA and will be powered by a 1.4GHz dual-core processor. Smaller screen points to a lower qHD resolution of 960 x 540. The 8MP camera remains but, the 5.3-inch version will only be launched in an 8GB model.

Samsung hasn’t released any information on the pricing yet. You can head onto Ubergizmo for a detailed hands-on of the 6.3-inch Mega.