PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Galaxy Mega 6.3 vs GALAXY Note

Performance

Processing power and speed

BrowserMark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time (3G), Talk time, Standby time (3G), Standby time and 1 more

Reviews

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Reviews from phonearena.com, gsmarena.com, pocket-lint.com and mobiletechreview.com

PhoneRocket Score

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Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 

PhoneRocket recommends the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3  based on its performance.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy Mega 6.3 vs GALAXY Note

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

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Faster web browser 2,656 vs 2,053 Around 30% better BrowserMark score
Noticeably bigger screen 6.3" vs 5.3" Around 20% bigger screen
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 42.2 Mb/s More than 2.2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
More battery capacity 3,200 mA·h vs 2,500 mA·h Around 30% more battery capacity
Longer standby time 27,360 min vs 14,976 min Around 85% longer standby time
Faster processor 1.7 GHz vs 1.5 GHz Around 15% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Thinner 8 mm vs 10 mm 20% thinner
Longer talk time 1,080 min vs 600 min 80% longer talk time; go days without charging
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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Significantly longer standby time (3G) 49,248 min vs 25,200 min More than 95% longer standby time (3G)
Store more stuff 32 GB vs 8 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Lighter 178 g vs 199 g More than 10% lighter
Sharper screen 284 ppi vs 233 ppi More than 20% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy Mega 6.3  vs GALAXY Note 

7.0
8.5
The phone's insanely high resolution 1280 x 800 pixel Super AMOLED HD display is easy on the eyes.
GALAXY Note

7.5
7.5
Color representation seems vivid, though not OLED-style saturated and the display has very good viewing angles, but could use more brightness and less reflectivity outside under direct sunlight.
Galaxy Mega 6.3

Overall

7.7 Out of 10
7.9 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy Mega 6.3  vs
GALAXY Note 
Type Super IPS LCD2 AMOLED
Size 6.3" 5.3"
Resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 800
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 233 ppi 284 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No Yes

software

Operating system Android 4.4.2 Android 4.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v3.0

form factor

Galaxy Mega 6.3  vs
GALAXY Note 
Weight 199 g 178 g
Thickness 8 mm 10 mm
Size 88 x 167.6 x 8 mm 83 x 147 x 10 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.5 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Dual core
RAM 1.5 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 8 GB 32 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 8 MP
Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.9 MP 2 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
LTE Cat3/4 Uplink (50 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSDPA (14.4 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
Unknown (100 Mb/s)
LTE Cat 3 (100/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 1,080 min 600 min
Talk time (3G) 1,020 min 810 min
Standby time 27,360 min 14,976 min
Standby time (3G) 25,200 min 49,248 min
Capacity 3,200 mA·h 2,500 mA·h
Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3
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