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Samsung Galaxy Mega / M819
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Samsung Galaxy Mega / M819

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Overall 8
8.0

Samsung Galaxy Mega (Sprint)

PC Magazine
28 November 2013
  • Conclusion: The Samsung Galaxy Mega isn't the biggest or fastest extra-large phablet, but it's one of the best values in its class and a solid choice for people who just can't get enough phone.
  • Pros: Mega-size screen. Not-so-mega-size price. Long battery life. Sprint Spark LTE support.
  • Cons: Display isn't full HD. Midrange performance. No features that take advantage of big screen.
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Overall 8
8.0

Samsung Galaxy Mega (Sprint) Review

LAPTOP Magazine
26 November 2013
  • Summary: Made for the budget-conscious shopper looking for a tablet and phone in one device, the $99 Galaxy Mega packs plenty of features, speedy Spark LTE throughput, a large screen and a long-lasting battery.
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Expert Review

gizmag.com
27 September 2013
  • Summary: Whatever sort of smartphone you might want, Samsung has got you covered. Unlike its chief competitor, Apple, which recently broke with tradition by unveiling (gasp!) two new models of iPhone at once, the Korean monolith makes devices of all shapes and sizes.
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Overall 7
7.0

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

CNET
25 July 2013
  • Summary: With its 6.3-inch display, the Samsung Galaxy Mega is an unquestionable goliath, making it unsuitable if you're after a pocketable smart phone. If you value screen size for videos above everything else though, it's certainly worth a look, but it's quite pricey considering the mid-range specs it...
  • Pros: Huge display gives loads of room for video; Bright, bold screen; Good battery life; Decent camera.
  • Cons: Sheer size makes it awkward for everyday use; Quite pricey; Dual-core processor doesn't impress.
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Overall 7
7.0

Samsung Galaxy Mega review

wired.co.uk
22 November 2014
  • Conclusion: It's bigger than the S4, and comes with a lower spec. It's also a little bigger but not as versatile as the Galaxy Note 2 and doesn't have that capable phone's stylus, so the Mega is a device that's too big to be a standard phone and not quite big enough to pass muster as a tablet.
  • Pros: Huge screen, decent camera, latest version of Android
  • Cons: Processor a little slow, not cheap
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Overall 8
7.6
Design 8
7.5
Value for money 7
7.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Performance 8
7.5

Samsung Galaxy Mega

LetsGoMobile
4 April 2014
  • Summary: The Samsung Galaxy Mega GT-I9205 is a very special smartphone. The large 6.3-inch screen will be too big and heavy for many. The smartphone does not fit in your pocket, and you need two hands to operate it. This does not make it an ideal camera for daily use.
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Overall 7
7.0

Samsung Galaxy Mega review

TechRadar UK
4 December 2013
  • Summary: Size isn't everything
  • Pros: 4G and microSD support, Large, bright screen, Doesn't feel too large, Decent camera, We could sit on the fence when it comes to the screen, but when it comes to the size of it, it really can be useful to have that extra space. Samsung has proven through the Note series, that big screens sell, and...
  • Cons: Small internal storage, Only dual-core, No Full HD display, Expensive, As Galaxy Mega is going to be put up against the flagship phones, we were left feeling a little disappointed that the 1.7GHz processor behind the screen is only a dual-core. Whilst it might have been able to cope with the majo...
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Samsung Galaxy Mega review: Big screen, but short on storage

ZDNet
14 October 2013
  • Summary: Summary: The 6.3-inch Galaxy Mega isn't easy to carry around or use one-handed and is short on internal storage. Having said that, it's the obvious handset for anyone who likes Samsung's 'Android-on-steroids' approach and is attracted by the Galaxy Note 3's size, but doesn't need stylus support.
  • Pros: Large 6.3-inch screen, Excellent battery life, Lots of Samsung extras
  • Cons: Too little internal shortage, Too large for easy one-handed operation, Moderate screen resolution, Outclassed by the Galaxy Note 3
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Samsung Galaxy Mega

THE INQUIRER
18 September 2013
  • Excerpt: However, Samsung is marketing the Galaxy Mega as a smartphone, claiming it's ideal for those who want their phone to offer a big-screen media experience. But does anyone really want a 6.3in phone? We went hands-on with the device to find out.
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Overall 8
8.0

Samsung Galaxy Mega

expertreviews.co.uk
6 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Never let it be said that Samsung leaves a niche unfilled. After the Galaxy S4 Mini , designed for those who feel the Galaxy S4 is just too big, we have the perfect phone for people who feel a five-inch phone looks like a silly little toy: the almighty 6.3-inch Samsung Galaxy Mega.
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