Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 Review

U.S. Cellular (SCH-R960)     See other variants reviews Score: 7.23/10
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Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 is an interesting Android device launched in 2013, provisioned with a powerful Dual-Core processing unit clocking at 1.7 gigahertz, a large 6.3-inches screen, and two cameras, an 8 mega-pixels back-facing camera and a 1.9 mega-pixels front-facing camera.

This device is powered by a fast 1.7 GHz Dual-Core CPU, bundled in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB system chip with a large 1,5 GB of RAM. To handle graphic calculations, it also counts with an Adreno 305 graphics processing unit speeding at 450 megahertz. A good point of this phone is its quite big 8 GB internal memory and an external memory slot, which allows you to store a couple hundred apps and games without running out of space.

Samsung made a great job making this phone weight just 7.02 oz. Samsung made this cellphone in 2 colors, black and white. This device is just 0.31 inches thick, making it one of the thinnest cellphones on sale. The Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 only has 6.6" long, but it's still able to fit a a 6.3" display.

Samsung designed this phone with a good looking 6.3 inches screen, and a resolution of 1280 x 720 (HD), which makes everything look beautiful. Its screen uses Super Clear LCD capacitive technology, and has multi-touch detection.

The Mega 6.3 has two cameras, an 8 megapixels back facing camera and a 1.9 MP front camera. It also shoots 1920x1080 Full HD videos at 30 fps. The camera also features a couple of useful characteristics: auto-focus, flash, HDR mode, fast burst mode and geo tagging.

This phone features Wi-Fi capability (and it can be provided to other devices as a mobile hotspot), 4G LTE high speed connectivity and also HSPA+ internet connection, a bit slower 4G network or the fastest 3G connectivity, using HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS and EDGE technologies. This phone works with a Micro SIM card for GSM networks and it works with both CDMA and GSM carriers.

This cellphone also comes with many interesting features like Bluetooth (4.0), GPS Navigation, Infrared Blaster and NFC (Near Field Communication), and multiple sensors like Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Compass.

This phone has a 3200 mAh long lasting Li-Ion replaceable battery that provides this cellphone an incredible battery duration. This phone has an aproximate 18 hs talk time and a 410 hours stand by time.

This device is priced only 249 dollars, which is quite a low price for comparing with similar devices. If you need a device to play games, are looking for a device to majorly use social networks or need this phone for work, you will probably love this device.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 4.4.2, 4.2
Variant:U.S. Cellular
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Also Known As:GT-I9200, GT-I9205, Galaxy Mega 6.3 I527, Galaxy Mega, SCH-R960
Product code:SCH-R960
Dimensions:6.60 x 3.46 x 0.31 inchesMetric16.76 x 8.79 x 0.79 cmImperial
Weight:7.02 ouncesMetric199.01 gImperial
Colors:Black and White
Release date:2013-04-11
Price:$ 249.00


Screen Type:Super Clear LCD
Size:6.3 inchesMetric16 cmImperial
Resolution:720 x 1280 pixels (HD)
Pixel density:233 pixels per inchMetric91.73 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8930AB
Processor:Krait 300 (Dual-Core 1700 MHz)
RAM Memory:1,5 GB (533 MHz)
Graphics Processor:Adreno 305 (450 MHz)
Internal Memory:8 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB)


Battery type:Li-Ion
Capacity:3200 mAh
Stand-by Time:410 hours
Talk Time:18 hours


Back camera:8 megapixels
Front camera:1.9 megapixels
Max video resolution:1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD)
Camera features:Auto-Focus, Fast Burst Mode, Geo Tagging and HDR Mode


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:Micro SIM
CDMA Bands:800, 1900
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:850, 900, 1900, 2100
LTE (4G) Bands:700 (band 12), 700 (band 17), 850 (band 5), 1700/2100 (band 4), 1900 (band 2), 1900 (band 25)
Technologies:LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 4.0
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor