Samsung has launched the Galaxy Mega smartphones with 5.8-inch and 6.3-inch display in India today at a special media event in New Delhi. The smartphones are priced at Rs 25,100 and Rs 31,490 respectively and are bundled with special plans from Vodafone.
Firstly, lets have a look at the specifications of the Galaxy Mega smartphones.
Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 Specifications
Galaxy Mega 5.8 features a 5.8-inch multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 540×960 pixels, 1.4GHz dual-core processor, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, 8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, LED flash and 1080p video recording, 1.9-megapixel front camera for video calling, 8 GB internal storage, 1.5GB RAM, micro SD card up to 64GB, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, micro USB and a 2,600 mAh battery. Further, the Galaxy Mega 5.8 is a dual SIM smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 Specifications
When it comes to Galaxy Mega 6.3, the handset boasts a 6.3-inch multi-touch capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280×720 pixels, 1.7GHz dual-core Quaqlcomm Snapdragon processor, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, 8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, LED flash, HDR and 1080p video recording, 1.9-megapixel front camera for video calling, 8/16GB internal storage, 1.5GB RAM, micro SD card up to 64GB, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, micro USB and a 3,200 mAh battery.
Top 10 Features
The Galaxy Mega smartphones not only pack impressive hardware specs but also come with sufficient software features to offer a superior and enriched user experience. Have a look at some of them below.
The Group Play enables users to share content to up to eight devices that are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
The WatchON feature transforms the smartphone into an IR remote controller and thereby offers a rich TV viewing experience. Users can connect the Galaxy Mega to their home entertainment system and also get the program recommendations, schedules and control the TV using their smartphone.
The S Translator will translate the text or voice on email and ChatON instantly.
ChatON is well known for its ability of sending multimedia content and files to users in any part of the world.
This feature allows users to stream photos, videos, notes, or music to their television, tablet or computer.
The Air View feature, which initially debuted in Galaxy Note 2 allows users to preview information in emails, photos in Gallery, and speed dial contacts just by hovering the finger on top of the display and not touching it.
This camera feature merges several continuous shots of a moving object and creates an animated shot like a sequence.
Sound & Shot
Sound & Shot is present in Galaxy S4 and it is capable of recording 9 seconds of sound or voice while capturing a still image.
S Travel provides trip information, local guides and resources and more and is quite useful for frequent commuters.
With Story Album, users can create albums of daily events, keep special moments in one place using a timeline, geo-tag information and publish digital albums in hard copy.
RCom and Vodafone Plans
Samsung India has tied up with RCom and Vodafone for special data plans for the Galaxy Mega 5.8 and 6.3 phablets. RCom customers will get 2GB data per month free for 3 months and unlimited access to Big flicks, WhatsApp, Twitter and Facebook. On the other hand, Vodafone users will get 2GB data per month free for 2 months.