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Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

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Reviewed on 2013-09-09
One morning, while ordering a cup of coffee at a neighbourhood joint, I found myself browsing MobileSyrup as my brew was prepared. Lost in the briefings of the day, I looked up to see a woman staring at me, a Galaxy S4 in her hand, a confused look on her ...
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Reviewed on 2013-08-31
Mega 5.8 is available for a price of Rs. 22900 right now which is quite worth the money you can get a pretty big display, however the color quality of the display is not that good and it viewing angles are also not that wide but everything else is good en...
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Reviewed on 2013-08-05
Gaming review for the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8, I play some casual to high end games like subway surfer, temple run, Asphalt 7 and Real Racing 3 on the Galaxy Mega and also run popular benchmarks to give you an idea about the gaming capabilities of the Sam...
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Reviewed on 2013-07-30
Huge screen, DualSIM support, Suitable battery lifeNot that portable, Low screen resolution, Difficult to operate with one hand
These days, smartphone variations within a brand are becoming more like French fries sizes in a fast food joint. In the line-up of Samsung Galaxy smartphones, the equivalent of large fries is the Galaxy Mega, which interestingly comes in two sizes. Here, ...
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Reviewed on 2013-07-29
The Galaxy series from Samsung doesn't look like it will rest or retire any soon. Samsung has been spewing out a new Galaxy variant into the market almost every month to please every possible user. From simple small screen smartphones to king-sized phones...
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Reviewed on 2013-07-26
Large screen, Good battery backupSame old design that doesn't feel premium, Underwhelming performance, Low resolution screen
Samsung has been at the forefront when it comes to experimenting with different screen sizes for its devices. It ushered the 'phablet' segment with the launch of the Galaxy Note, following it up with the Galaxy Note II. It even started offering voice call...
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Reviewed on 2013-07-23
Big Display, Intuitive User Interface, CameraErratic touch response, Slow, Price
When you are in the No 1 position, expectations are bound to increase and everything you do would be considered as the benchmark. So is the case with Samsung; its 'No 1 smartphone maker of the world' tag also fuelled expectations. That was precisely the s...
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Reviewed on 2013-07-15
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 ...
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Reviewed on 2013-07-13
The Samsung Galaxy Mega was introduced by Samsung recently, and we’ve had one to play with since the early days June 2013. At first, it’s a bit intriguing to see that Samsung has introduced a large display smartphone that has much lower specifications ...
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Reviewed on 2013-07-09
Good camera, Smooth interface, Slew of Samsung preloaded appsLacklustre display, Low performance when compared to other phones in the same price range, Lags during heavy gaming
Once upon a time, in the dawn of the smartphone era, around 2010, a 3.5-inch device was considered to be the ideal size for a smartphone and there were talks of what the Dell Streak could and couldn't do as the next-gen smartphone. Fast forward to 2013, a...
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Reviewed on 2013-07-05
It seems as if Samsung is on a quest to offer a smartphone in just about every size. While many don't like big phones like the Note 2, Samsung decided to go even further with the Galaxy Mega 5.8, the little brother of the Galaxy Mega 6.3, which is easily ...
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Reviewed on 2013-07-02
Samsung in the recent times has bombarded the market with phones of all sizes, but mostly of the same shape. The Galaxy Mega 5.8 is a blown up Galaxy Grand and it appears to behave in a similar manner. Lets see if the Galaxy Mega 5.8 is really the value f...
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Reviewed on 2013-06-30
T he bigger, the better , right? If you follow this maxim, you may have noticed that the smartphone world is moving along the same path. It may come as a surprise, but Dell was really one of the pioneers in the large-screened smartphone category, or phabl...
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Reviewed on 2013-06-28
The main drawback is the relatively lower resolution display and the huge dimensions though if you need a smaller phone, you can get the Galaxy Grand Duos I9052, so these should not be the reasons for not buying the phone. What should matter are the low i...
After the huge success of Galaxy Grand I9082, Samsung is going aggressive with a 5.8” screen Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 smartphone running on the latest 4.2.2 [Jelly Bean] Android OS and with a number of latest features borrowed from the flagship Galaxy S4. ...
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Reviewed on 2013-06-28
Decent camera, dualSIM support, above average battery lifeHohum design, low resolution screen, no USB OnTheGo support
“Oh my, that's so big”, she gushed. Well, that's one of the reactions you're likely to evoke when you flash a Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 in front of a lady. Like it or not, when it comes to matters of size, the smartphone world is now leaning towards the one...
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Reviewed on 2013-06-18
Latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS, Good processing power, Dual SIM SupportLow display resolution, Less battery power
Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 is an 5.8 inch dual SIM 3G tablet runs on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS. It is powered by ARM Cortex A8, Dual Core, 1.4GHz processor and 1.5 GB RAM. It is available in India for a price of Rs.25100.Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 DesignSamsu...
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Reviewed on 2013-06-07
The Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 is the smaller member of a pair that leads the "go-big-or-go-home" campaign. If you're looking for a device that gives you big screen action without breaking the bank, it's a device worthy of your consideration as it falls ...
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Reviewed on 2013-05-27
The Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 and the Samsung Galaxy Note II have a lot in common, don't they? Both are massive, feature-rich smartphones that are made for multimedia consumption and large-screen entertainment. Both have Android running on them enhanced...
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Reviewed on 2013-05-22
Large screen makes gaming and watching videos very comfortable, Decent camera, Dual SIM phoneLow resolution display, Occasional performance issues, Difficult to handle and carry around
The Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 is a member of a rare breed. While it has the specs of a mid-range device, its appearance might make an unassuming buyer think that it's one beast of a phone. That's because its front is occupied by a massive, 5.8-inch touc...
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Reviewed on 2013-04-18
However, Samsung is marketing the Galaxy Mega as a smartphone, claiming it's ideal for those who want their phone to offer a big-screen media experience. But does anyone really want a 6.3in phone? We went hands-on with the device to find out....
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Processor frequency

1.4 GHz

Processor cores



Display diagonal

14.7 cm (5.8")

Display resolution

960 x 540 pixels

Orientation sensor
Screen shape


Display type


Display number of colours

16.78 million colours

Touch technology


Touch screen type


Ports & interfaces

USB port
USB connector type


USB version


Headphone connectivity

3.5 mm

Weight & dimensions


182 g


8.24 cm


9 mm


16.3 cm


2G standards


3G standards


Wi-Fi standards

IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Bluetooth profiles


2G bands (primary SIM)

850,900,1800,1900 MHz

3G bands supported

850,900,1900,2100 MHz

Wi-Fi Direct


Internal storage capacity

8 GB

Compatible memory cards

MicroSD (TransFlash)

Maximum memory card size

64 GB


Assisted GPS (A-GPS)


Operating system installed


Operating system version



Main camera resolution (numeric)

8 MP

Auto focus
Built-in flash
Second camera
Video recording
Second camera resolution

1.9 MP


Battery capacity

2600 mAh

Talk time (2G)

12 h

Talk time (3G)

12 h


Form factor


Colour of product



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