Features Key features of the Galaxy Mega 5.8  vs iPhone 5s 

screen size

screen resolution

Galaxy Mega 5.8
960 x 540
iPhone 5s
1136 x 640



Galaxy Mega 5.8
Dual core
iPhone 5s
Dual core

camera resolution

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

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Has expandable storage SD, SDHC, SDXC vs None Use storage cards to increase your phone's capacity for apps and data
Much bigger screen 5.8" vs 4" Around 45% bigger screen
Significantly more battery capacity 2,600 mA·h vs 1,560 mA·h More than 65% more battery capacity
Longer standby time (3G) 26,352 min vs 14,976 min More than 75% longer standby time (3G)
Bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 825,000 apps Around 5% more apps; find an app for virtually any task
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Much lighter 112 g vs 182 g Around 40% lighter
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 21.1 Mb/s Around 4.8x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Significantly sharper screen 325 ppi vs 189 ppi More than 70% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Thinner 7.6 mm vs 9 mm More than 15% thinner
Store slightly more stuff 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy Mega 5.8  vs iPhone 5s 

Without a doubt, it’s a pretty cool and slick feature, especially when the audio also receives the same slow motion treatment as well.
iPhone 5s

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy Mega 5.8  vs
iPhone 5s 
Size 5.8" 4"
Resolution 960 x 540 1136 x 640
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 189 ppi 325 ppi


Clock speed 1.4 GHz 1.3 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
RAM 1.5 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 8 GB 16 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 8 MP
Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.9 MP 1.2 MP


Generation 4G 4G
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
Unknown (21.1 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (21.1 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time (3G) 720 min 600 min
Standby time (3G) 26,352 min 14,976 min
Capacity 2,600 mA·h 1,560 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy Mega 5.8  vs
iPhone 5s 
Weight 182 g 112 g
Thickness 9 mm 7.6 mm
Size 82.4 x 162.6 x 9 mm 58.6 x 123.8 x 7.6 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No No


Operating system Android 4.2.2 iOS 7
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Apple App Store
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 825,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC No No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8
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