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Size Matters: Samsung Mega 5.8

Mega 5.8

Samsung’s only idealism of brighter and “bigger” future can be deduced from the series of released products from the company. From the earlier release of Grand duos and Grand Quattro, Samsung has moved forward with the design of big screen size. With the release of new MEGA series, the company is somewhat blurring the definition of phone as well as of the tablet.

Here we provide a small glimpse of Mega 5.8 and discussed some of its USP so that it can stand as a contender in the racing world of technology.

Samsung released 2 models of Mega series one is Mega 5.8 and another is Mega 6.3. The name mega is addressed because of its larger screen size. And the motive behind the production is to lure customers with a taste of larger display.

Technical Specifications of Mega 5.8

Build and design: The only word that fits with the device is “Huge”. With the dimensions of 162.6 x 82.4 x 9 mm (6.40 x 3.24 x 0.35 in), the device would be usable in one hand. The build is similar as of Galaxy S3 with fibre back cover.

Build and design

Processor: Mega 5.8 is powered by 1.4 GHz Dual-core processor with a Broadcom Videocore IV HW GPU. It provides better handling performance and intensive user interface without any lag. It also provides excellent  for gaming performance.

Display: The display is the reason behind the name MEGA in Mega 5.8. It glitters with a 5.8inch qHD TFT capacitive touch screen. It has a resolution of 540X960 and has 190 ppi. The screen is though big but looks awesome. The colour reproduction is fair enough in Mega 5.8.

Dispaly-Mega 5.8

Camera: It comes with a 8-MP autofocus rear view camera. It can shoot 1080p videos. The quality is much higher than expected. It also provides a 2-MP front facing camera for video chatting and Skype purposes.

Camera-Mega 5.8

Storage capacity: It has inbuilt storage of 8GB and can be expandable up-to 64GB through micro-SD slots. It runs on a 1.5GB of RAM. Thus such higher RAM is best for faster processing and greater gaming flexibility.

Interface: Mega 5.8 runs on Android 4.2.2 jellybean. The interface is same like Galaxy S3. The TouchWiz Nature UX is the latest user interface which is loaded in this device. It something worth appreciating. The smart stay feature prevents the screen turning itself off if the user is still looking at it. The blocking-mode is another smart feature of the device. When activated, this feature blocks notifications and calls on certain parts of the day. Its dual-sim functionality is quite impressive.


Image Credits: Saroj

Mega 5.8 is priced around 24k INR.


Samsung should change its build style and design with the upcoming devices to make it presence in market. Even if the functionalities and specs are different in, but the build design gives the same impression: Whether it’s Note 2 or Mega 5.8. After all for some build style matters a lot form some users. Our team wishes Mega series good luck with its launch.