Samsung today announces Samsung GALAXY Mega in Singapore. As the name implies, the Samsung GALAXY Mega has a huge screen. And to cater for different needs, Samsung launches GALAXY Mega in two sizes (6.3-inches and 5.8-inches).
Do note that the GALAXY Mega 6.3 has LTE and the GALAXY Mega 5.8 do not have LTE. Both comes in Black or White. The retail price and availability are as follows: –
GALAXY Mega 6.3 (Black and White): S$798 available from 8th June
GALAXY Mega 5.8 (Black and White): S$598 available from 15th June
Here are the detailed specs; –
Samsung GALAXY Mega 6.3 Specifications
Samsung GALAXY Mega 5.8 Specifications
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Here is the Press Release
Samsung GALAXY Mega Combines Portability, Convenience and the Ultimate Viewing Experience All in One Device
The new GALAXY Mega offers an extensive viewing experience with a 6.3-inch HD screen packed in a portable, ultra-thin and light body
SINGAPORE, May 28, 2013 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced the launch of the Samsung GALAXY Mega, a device that combines the portability and convenience of a smartphone with the power, multitasking capabilities and extensive viewing experience of a tablet. Packed with expansive screens, the GALAXY Mega comes in two versions – 6.3 inches and 5.8 inches – both running on the latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.
“Samsung aims to provide consumers with technology that enables them to discover a world of possibilities. Acknowledging the great potential in bigger screens for extensive multimedia viewing, web browsing and more, Samsung is excited to provide yet another choice to meet the varying needs of our consumers who live different lifestyles while maintaining the high-quality features of the award-winning GALAXY series,” said Irene Ng, Vice President, Marketing, Samsung Asia Pte Ltd.
Best of Both Worlds
The GALAXY Mega is an ideal choice for users who want to get the most out of one device that brings great quality at an even greater value. With a 6.3-inch HD LCD screen, supported by landscape mode, the GALAXY Mega enables an exceptional widescreen view for various applications including web browsing, video, and social networking sites.
The GALAXY Mega provides an optimal viewing experience, yet ensures that it remains ultra-thin and portable enough to put into a pocket or hold in one hand. Users can stay connected with a variety of new phone features including:
- ‘Group Play’: Users can enjoy music, play games, share pictures and documents with those around them without the need for a Wi-Fi AP or cellular signal
- ‘Samsung WatchON’: Transforms your device into an IR remote controller for a richer TV experience; connects to a home entertainment system, and provides programme recommendations and schedules
- ‘Samsung Link’: Easily streams photos, videos, notes, or music to a television, tablet or computer
- ‘S Translator’: Provides instant translation, using text or voice translation on applications including email, and ChatON
- ‘ChatON’: Provides easy instant messaging and group chatting. Allows users to share what is on their screen with friends to stay more connected
Productivity and Multimedia for the Multi-Tasker
Offering an effortless user experience and an increased usability of the widescreen mode, GALAXY Mega users have the opportunity to do so much more. Split screen capability for a variety of applications such as email, messages, ‘MyFiles’, ‘S Memo’ and ‘S Planner’, makes for increased efficiency. Multi Window allows true multitasking experience between two apps. With the popular ‘Air View’ feature, customers can preview information in emails, photos in Gallery, and speed dial contacts.
Equipped with an enhanced 8-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera, the GALAXY Mega features a variety of camera modes including ‘Sound & Shot’ (captures nine seconds of sound and voice together as the picture is taken to capture moments), ‘Rich tone (HDR),’ and ‘Sports’ just to name a few. The device also packs various newly-introduced features for endless entertainment, including:
- ‘S Travel’: Provides trip information, local guides and resources and more
- ‘Story Album’: Allows users to create albums of daily events, keep special moments in one place using a timeline, geo-tag information and publish digital albums in hard copy
The GALAXY Mega has a built-in Dual Core Processor and spacious internal storage, along with up to 64GB of expandable memory to store music, videos, photos and more.
The GALAXY Mega will be available in Singapore at the following prices:
GALAXY Mega 6.3 (Black and White): $798 available from June 8
GALAXY Mega 5.8 (Black and White): $598 available from June 15
For multimedia content and more detailed information, please visit http://www.samsung.com.sg.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
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