AT&T, Sprint, U.S. Cellular to Sell Samsung Galaxy Mega
Updated: rewrote headline, added details about AT&T version; added details about Sprint version
Samsung today announced that a handful of U.S. network operators will sell the Galaxy Mega 6.3. The Mega, which was announced earlier this year, features a 6.3-inch HD display, 1.7GHz dual-core processor, support for LTE and HSPA+, and 3200mAh battery. It also features an 8-megapixel main camera and a 1.9-megapixel user-facing camera; Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, and MHL; support for microSD cards up to 64GB; and 1.5GB of RAM. It runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with Samsung's TouchWiz software and applications. It will be sold in the U.S. by AT&T, Sprint, and U.S. Cellular. AT&T said the Mega 6.3 will be available beginning August 23 for $149.99 with a new contract or for $24 per month with AT&T Next. Sprint said the Mega 6.3 will be available "later this year," but did not provide pricing. U.S. Cellular has yet to announce pricing and availability.
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Samsung Galaxy Mega (CDMA)
6.3" display 720 x 1280 pixels
Snapdragon MSM8930AB processor 1.5 GB RAM
3,200 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, NFC, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)
It doesnt make any sense. As for the features this phone offers the only thing better than the Note 2 is the size of the screen and the lower price. But is it really worth it? M...
This AND note 3?