Karbonn Titanium S9 vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 - a quick comparison

Are you looking for the differences between Karbonn Titanium S9 and Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8, the newly launched smartphones? Then you are at the right place. In this article we will see the comparison between these two smart devices.

Indian mobile phone manufacturer, Karbonn has been flooding the market with a variety of smartphones. Earlier this year, we have seen Karbonn S5 Titanium that created ripples in the market with its trendy features and solid specifications. Now, the latest one to join the Titanium series of Karbonn smartphones is Titanium S9. This mobile was launched in the month of July, 2013. I have already written an article on Karbonn Titanium S9 features and specifications. So, go through that article to know its features, specs, price and availability details. In this article, let us see a comparison between the Karbonn Titanium S9 and Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 in various aspects.

The smartphones manufactured by Karbonn not only compete with the indigenous manufacturers like Micromax and Celkon mobiles but also give a rigid competition to multinational smartphone maker like Samsung mobiles. So, we can say that the evergreen demand for Samsung in India has been in a threat because of the popularity of the devices from native makers has been growing drastically.

Karbonn Titanium S9 vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8


The latest smartphone from Karbonn, Titanium S9 features a gorgeous 5.5 inch HD IPS Capacitive Touchscreen display, which offers a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels with 16M colors depth. On the other side, the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 comes with a huge 5.8 inch qHD TFT capacitive Multi-touch display that offers a little low screen resolution of 540 x 960 Pixels.

Winner: The screen size of Karbonn Titanium S9 is .3 inch smaller to that of Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8. But the former one offers good resolution than the latter. So, we can decide Karbonn Titanium S9 as the winner of this aspect.

Operating system and Processor

Both the smartphones, Karbonn Titanium S9 and Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 run on the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean but Galaxy Mega comes with the TouchWiz User Interface. When it comes to CPU, The Galaxy Mega 5.8 is powered by a Dual Core processor that clocks at 1.4 GHz while the Titanium S9 comes powered by a powerful 1.2 GHz Quad-core processor.

Winner: As we know that a Quad-core is more powerful than a Dual Core processor. So, the winner is Karbonn Titanium S9.

Memory and storage

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Karbonn Titanium S9 houses an internal memory of 16 GB, which can be further expanded by up to 32 GB with the help of a microSD card. While on the other hand, Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 features an internal storage capacity of 8 GB and comes with a microSD card slot that supports upto 64 GB.

Winner: Thus Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 is a bit high in storage capabilities.

Camera features

Moving to camera features, the Karbonn Titanium S9 has got excellent camera capabilities. It is being equipped with a 13-megapixel shooter at the rear side of the phone. Which also has some features like Digital Zoom, Auto-focus and LED Flash. While on the front side, you could see a high quality 5MP secondary snapper for video calls. Whereas, the Galaxy Mega 5.8 has got an 8 Megapixel rear camera with a LED flash and auto focus and a 1.9MP front-facing camera.

Winner: Apparently, Karbonn Titanium S9 is the winner with its premium dual cameras.

Karbonn Titanium S9 vs Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

Battery, RAM and Connectivity

Both the phones come packed by a 2600 mAh Li-Ion battery. The Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 comes packed with a 1.5 GB RAM while the Karbonn Titanium S9 is supported by a standard 1GB RAM. On the connectivity front, both the phablets offer a similar standard connectivity options
that include 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and USB. And also, both the devices flaunt dual SIM capabilities.

Winner: We can't decide.


The all-new Karbonn Titanium S9 is priced at Rs 19,990 while the Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 comes at a bit higher price of Rs 24,900.

Winner: Thus, price-wise Karbonn Titanium S9 is far better.

Conclusion and review

The Karbonn Titanium S9 comes with solid specifications at a lesser price than that of Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8. So, according to me Karbonn Titanium S9 has won this race. If you want to buy it, then you need to sacrifice just two things, that are a 0.3 inch bigger display and 0.5GB RAM.

We have depicted the major differences between these two latest Android dual-SIM based smartphones. It's up to you now to decide. Which smartphone are you going to buy now, folks?

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Guest Author: Raju07 Jul 2013

Karbonn is Indian manufacturer !!! LOL

Guest Author: Mohammed Abdul Riyaz23 Jul 2014

I want to purchase Karbonn Titanium S9. But I am confused I don't know if it is a good mobile phone or not. Do they have service centres every where? Please suggest if it is good to go for a Karbonn mobile.

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