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Samsung Galaxy Mega (2013) review

Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB
Adreno 305
1.5 GB / 16 GB
6.3 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy Mega smartphone in 2013. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy Mega phone with 6.3 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB chipset, 1.5 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy Mega comes with Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3200 mAh battery. The 6.3 inches phone comes with TFT display (720 x 1280 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Samsung Galaxy Mega specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy Mega
ModelSGH-M819
Release date2013

Body

The weight of Samsung Galaxy Mega is about 7.02 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (6.6 x 3.46 x 0.31 inches).

Weight7.02 oz
Dimensions6.6 x 3.46 x 0.31 inches
Colorsblack, plum purple, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy Mega comes with Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB
CPUDual-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300
GPUAdreno 305

Display

The size of Galaxy Mega screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.3 inches TFT display of Samsung Galaxy Mega with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size6.3 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy Mega (1.5 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1.5 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Galaxy Mega is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera1.9 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy Mega supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Galaxy Mega comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Galaxy Mega phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3200 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Galaxy Mega is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 3200 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy Mega, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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Samsung Galaxy Mega / SGH-M819

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