Saturday, 25 October 2014

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 launched at Rs 20,900

NEW DELHI: Samsung has launched its biggest smartphone of the year, named Galaxy Mega 2, in the Indian market. This model replaces last year's Galaxy Mega 6.3 and Galaxy Mega 5.8 in the South Korean manufacturer's portfolio and costs Rs 20,900.

The new Samsung Galaxy Mega has a 6-inch screen with 720p resolution and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat). It has a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, but the Samsung website does not mention which company's chipset it has used. The phablet has 1.5GB RAM and comes with 8GB internal storage, with microSD support up to 64GB.

On the back of Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 is an 8MP rear camera, while a 5MP camera is positioned in the front. Connectivity suite of the phablet is consists of 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and microUSB 2.0. The device is powered by a 2,800mAh battery.

At approximately Rs 21,000, Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 competes against the likes of HTC Desire 816, Nokia Lumia 1320 and Sony Xperia T2 Ultra.