Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 Hands On: My Likes and Dislikes

If you find the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 too big for you, then its smaller sibling, the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8, might fit your smartphone needs. The smaller Galaxy Mega has lower specs compared to its 6.3-inch sibling. It may be lower but still capable.

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Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 specs:

  • 1.4 GHz Dual Core processor
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 8GB ROM, expandable via MicroSD up to 64GB
  • 5.8 inch TFT qHD display (540 x 960 pixels) 190 ppi
  • 8 megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus and LED flash
  • 1.9 megapixel front facing camera
  • GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS
  • HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n. WiFi Direct, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Dual Sim
  • 2,600 mAh battery
  • Android 4.2.2 Jellybean
  • SRP: P 18,990

Likes:

  • More favorable screen size than 6.3-inch screen
  • Lighter than usual
  • 1.5GB RAM – that’s enough memory for your games
  • Surprisingly smooth and fluid despite slower 1.4GHz dual core processor
  • Dual sim

Dislikes:

  • Still too big for some users
  • Low resolution qHD display – too low for a big 5.8-inch display
  • usual Samsung – cheap plastic build
  • quite expensive – P18.990. You can buy phones with better specs for a lower price.

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