The Samsung Galaxy Mega is a bigger phablet with specs that are not as spectacular as the Samsung Galaxy S4, however pricing at start will below other Galaxy S 4 models and the Mega has many of the software features. The first U.S. carrier to announce the SG Mega is AT&T where it goes on sale today. It will also be sold by Sprint and U.S. Cellular. It is one of the largest phablets on the market.
Samsung calls it the optimal device for watching movies. The Galaxy Mega has a dual core processor (1.7GHZ) vs the 1.9GHz quad-core processor on the Samsung Galaxy S4. The Galaxy Mega has a larger 3200mAh battery vs the GS 4 with 2600mAh power in its battery.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 has a 5" Super AMOLED screen with a 1080x1920(441ppi) resolution vs the 6.3" 720x1280p (233ppi)resolution LCE touchscreen of the Galaxy Mega. The S4 has 2GB of RAM while the Mega has 1.5GB of RAM. The Mega's camera is 8MP and the S4 camera is 13MP.
The Galaxy Mega runs Android™ 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) as does the S4. Both models have, SAFE (Samsung for Enterprise).
A better comparison would be that the Galaxy Mega is a larger Galaxy S III with S4 software.
Both smartphones offer Beauty Face, Best Photo, Sound & Shot, Panorama and Story Album. Other features shared by the Galaxy S 4 and Galaxy Mega are:
- WatchOn- remote control for your compatible TV and also lets you browse TV programs.
- Easy Mode - simplifies the home screen and functions for beginners.
- Multi Window splits the screen to see two apps running at once, such as watching video and checking email at the same time.
- Air-View - hover with your fingers to preview or scroll.
The S-View Flip Cover, Flip Cover and Protective Cover + come in a variety of vibrant colors to add personality and style. If you are a note taker and or drawing artist, the next Samsung Galaxy Note (III) will reportedly have a faster processor and definitely have an S Pen and handwriting/drawing options.
The Mega will come and black or white only to start while the Galaxy S4 can be found in red on AT&T and purple on the Sprint network. The Samsung news release states t
Both models have front facing camera, Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi. AT&T will be the first carrier in the U.S. to offer the Samsung Galaxy Mega for $24 per month with AT&T Next or $149.99 with a two-year agreement today, August 23 along with the Samsung Galaxy mini.