Features Key features of the Galaxy Mega 5.8  vs Grand 

screen size

screen resolution

Galaxy Mega 5.8
960 x 540
Galaxy Grand
800 x 480



Galaxy Mega 5.8
Dual core
Galaxy Grand
Dual core

camera resolution

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

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Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8

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Bigger screen 5.8" vs 5" More than 15% bigger screen
More battery capacity 2,600 mA·h vs 2,100 mA·h Around 25% more battery capacity
Faster processor 1.4 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 15% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Slightly thinner 9 mm vs 9.6 mm More than 5% thinner
Front view of Samsung Galaxy Grand

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Samsung Galaxy Grand

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Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Lighter 162 g vs 182 g More than 10% lighter

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy Mega 5.8  vs Grand 

The 5” panel on the Grand DUOS is with decent viewing angles and bright enough, so you can tell what's on it outside under direct sunlight, thus the big drawback remains its low pixel density.
Galaxy Grand

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Galaxy Mega 5.8  vs
Size 5.8" 5"
Resolution 960 x 540 800 x 480
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 189 ppi 186 ppi


Clock speed 1.4 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
RAM 1.5 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 8 GB 8 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 8 MP
Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.9 MP 2 MP


Generation 4G 4G
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 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)


Capacity 2,600 mA·h 2,100 mA·h

form factor

Galaxy Mega 5.8  vs
Weight 182 g 162 g
Thickness 9 mm 9.6 mm
Size 82.4 x 162.6 x 9 mm 76.9 x 143.5 x 9.6 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No Yes


Operating system Android 4.2.2 Android 4.2.2
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 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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