Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 - overview, features and technical specifications

Here, I am going to give the features, overview and technical specifications of Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 which was recently announced on 11 April 2013. Please read the below article to know about its details.


Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 is a smartphone designed and manufactured by the tycoon of mobiles, Samsung. Now, Samsung has announced a new series, Mega Galaxy series which provides a larger screen size when compared to any other smartphones. In this series of Mega, there are two phablets, Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 as well as Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 have been announced. Both the phones show similar specifications but different display size. Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 looks to be the dual SIM variant of its Galaxy Mega 5.8. A single SIM version of the same model has also been launched for the device Samsung. As the name says, this phone offers 5.8 inches display with the outstanding features. Let us see the specifications of Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 of Samsung's new Mega series.

Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 - overview, features and technical specifications.

Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 smartphone is an amazing smartphone with 5.8 inches screen display. It offers a TFT capacitive touch screen display technology with a screen resolution of 540 x 960 pixels, pixel density of 199 PPI. It also provides an additional display support, Multi Touch, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor and Scratch Resistant Glass which protects your phone from scratches. The advantage of this large display is you can feast your eyes on its mega-sized screen!

The ideal viewing of the phone is medium for pictures and videos, it is sized optimally for portability and for attending calls. Its Mega UX feature has taken full advantage of its large display and offers multi-window capability by splitting the screen for different apps to run at the same time on this latest version of Andriod OS 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. It has been embedded with an 8 MP primary camera with features like auto-focus, LED flash, smile detection and face detection, etc. it has a secondary camera too of 1.9 MP with 1080p resolution at 30fps recording for video calling. This phone weighs about 182 grams and is 9 mm thick. There is a 2600 mAh battery loaded in it which helps for keeping the gadget powered for a longer time.

The Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 has been powered by a 1.4 GHz Dual Core processor. This makes the device powerful, faster and efficient when coming to CPU intensive activities. The Mega 5.8 offers a 1.5 GB RAM , good for multitasking. It offers an internal memory of 8 GB and an external expandable memory of 64 GB and multiple connectivity features including GPRS, EDGE, 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity. The Bluetooth connection for the device is supported by v4 interface.

Please read its specs in detail below.


Samsung's newest GALAXY Mega offers a smartphone experience the most beautiful one!! It has been fully equipped with mobile connectivity and the size of the device fits perfectly in the palm of the users. it has a clear and large screen with enhanced features. It makes the mobile life easy, convenient and exciting with its advanced features.

It offers additional features like Graphics Accelerator, GPS Navigation, HD Playback, FM Receiver, and Microphone.

Operating System And Processor

Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, the latest version used in the Android series. It incorporates a 1.4 GHz dual core processor to perform faster and smoother while using its computing functions. It also has been embedded with a 1.5 GB RAM.


Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 has 8 GB internal memory which allows the user to store files and applications. The external memory of this device is expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card.


Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 has a candy bar shape and a glossy finishing. It has a sleek design that makes it comfortable to handle. The dimensions of this smartphone are height is 162mm, width is 82.4mm, thickness is 9mm and weighs about 182 g. The dimensions have made it light and slim and easy to carry and keep it in your pocket.


Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 comes with 5.8 inches capacitive touchscreen display with 540 x 960 pixels, pixel density is 199 PPI. It offers an additional display support, Ambient Light Sensor, Multi Touch, Proximity Sensor and Scratch Resistant Glass to protect the phone from external scratches. It been integrated with a TFT capacitive touch screen technology.

Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 - overview, features and technical specifications.


Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 has been embedded with a rear camera of 8 MP, gives resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels and a front facing camera of 1.9 MP, helpful for FaceTime video calling which is a commom feature of most smartphones. User can start video calling even if there's no Wi-Fi connection. The quality of FaceTime video calls is good. You can also use the front camera for taking self images or for recording 720p HD video. It offers a video capture resolution of 10810p. It provides face detection up to 30 faces. The camera also features Autofocus, Rear facing Camera, Enhanced Video Recording, LED Flash, Digital Zoom and Front Facing camera.

Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 - overview, features and technical specifications.


The audio and video quality on the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 is impressive with high volume and supports easily audio formats like 3G2, A-LAW, AAC, AAC LC, AAC LTP, AAC+, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, HE-AAC v1, HE-AAC v2, LPCM, MIDI Tones (poly 64), Mobile XMF, MP3, MP4, MU-LAW, NRT, SP-MIDI, True tones, WAV, WMA 10, WMA 10 Pro, WMA 9, X-Tone and audio features like Audio Equalizer, Audio Recorder AMR, Handsfree Speaker, Loudness, MP3 Ringtones, Music Player , Stereo FM RDS Radio. It also supports video formats like 3GPP formats (H.263), ASF, AVI, H.264/AVC, MPEG-4, VC-1, WMV and features like Video Player, Video Recorder, Video Sharing, Video Streaming it support StereoF radio format.


This device also supports networks like 3G (HSPDA/CDMA), 4G (LTE/HSPA+) and Edge/2G (GSM/GPRS).


It supports connectivity features such as Wireless connectivity which include 3 G, 4G, Bluetooth and of course WiFI, Charging connectivity of micro USB charger and headphone connectivity of 3.5 mm headphones. The sound quality is good and produces a thundering sound. An ideal phone for music lovers.


The battery of the phone is amazing with a capacity of 2,600 mAh Li-Ion battery and enough to run the Galaxy Mega 5.8 which offers a less resolution display and less power.

Price availability

The price of this beautiful and astonishing gadget is Rs 24,900/- and can be ordered online by going to flipkart, amazon, ebay, etc. It can also be bought from local Samsung showrooms and shopping malls mobiles section.

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