Galaxy Mega 6.3 Coming to Rogers & Telus ‘soon’

August 13, 2013
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    Galaxy Mega 6.3

    [Update: We've just confirmed that Telus will be carrying the Galaxy Mega 6.3, too!]

    Calling all Canadian lumberjacks, basketball players, giants and others with massive hands! Samsung and Rogers will be launching the Galaxy Mega 6.3, a gargantuan and capable performer, ‘soon’. As the Moto X has taught us – specs aren’t on everyone’s mind.

    Does size matter? 

    In a word, yes. It absolutely matters. Some like big, and some like it, well, a bit more compact. 

    While there’s no confirmed release date for this specific device, it’s likely to become available very soon.

    Galaxy Mega Rogers release date 2013

    Quick Spec rundown on the Galaxy 6.3 Mega for Rogers

    • ‘Super-fast’ LTE
    • 720p 6.3 inch s-LCD display
    • 1.7GHz Snapdragon 400 dual core processor
    • Android 4.2
    • 1.5GB of RAM
    • 8MP rear camera
    • expandable memory via MicroSD slot, up to 64 GB
    • 3200mAh Li-on battery

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    If you’re a fan of huge devices, want a super fast connection, and have been on the prowl for a new device, then stay tuned for when it will become available.

    The real question is – where’s Samsung’s answer to the Xperia Z Ultra? What’s a fair price for the Galaxy Mega 6.3? Any takers? How about the Galaxy Note 3?

    Comments

    • Gilles LeBlanc

      Should I buy this over Note 3?

      • Ryan Castle

        Unless you really want the larger 6.3 inch size, no.

        • Gilles LeBlanc

          Damn reading would be damn fine on it.

          • KID ANDROID

            It will be quite a bit cheaper than the Note 3 so that’s something to factor into your decision as well.
            If you want the best of everything packed into a large device + the awesome S-Pen than the Note 3 for sure if you have the extra cash though.

            • Gilles LeBlanc

              The increased productivity seems worth the compromise to me. Nothing to do with price point but yes I agree. I wanted z ultra its screwed up but this isnt.

      • http://www.AndroidAuthority.com/ Darcy Alexander LaCouvee

        Spec wise, the Note 3 will blow the Mega 6.3 out of the water. Snapdragon 800, 1080p, more RAM, and a larger battery. And the display will be an HD AMOLED display, unlike the Galaxy Mega’s inferior 720p LCD.

        The highest end device with the largest screen is the Xperia Z Ultra, but it lacks quite a few things, but brings others to the table too. We’ll be seeing the Galaxy Note 3 very soon, and will compare it with the Xperia Z Ultra!

    • Noah Stelte

      For me if it doesn’t have an IR blaster… then it’s not for me. No way i’m going to be locked in to a 2 year contract with a phone that doesn’t have one.

      • Gilles LeBlanc

        It does

    • Harry

      I bought one a few days ago and have no issues with the unit. Us old farts can really take advantage of the size because it is so easy to see and use. I downloaded the Google keypad and I haven’t missed a password or botched a phone number yet. Finally a good unit for seniors.

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