PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of S4 vs Galaxy Mega 6.3

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), Standby time (3G) and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from phonearena.com, techradar.com, gsmarena.com, pocket-lint.com and 3 more

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
Samsung Galaxy S4 

PhoneRocket recommends the Samsung Galaxy S4  based on its .

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy S4 vs Mega 6.3

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Galaxy S4 Galaxy Mega 6.3 @ results.rightware.com
Internet and Connectivity Samsung's custom browser is fast and supports Flash Player.
Galaxy S4 | by PhoneArena (Mar, 2013)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy S4

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy S4

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Faster web browser 2,670 vs 2,374 More than 10% better BrowserMark score
Store much more stuff 64 GB vs 8 GB 8x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Much lighter 130 g vs 199 g Around 35% lighter
Much sharper screen 440 ppi vs 233 ppi Around 90% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Significantly higher resolution 1920 x 1080 vs 1280 x 720 2.2x higher resolution
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Significantly higher resolution front camera 13 MP vs 8 MP Around 65% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Faster processor 1.9 GHz vs 1.7 GHz More than 10% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Back view of Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

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Noticeably bigger screen 6.3" vs 5" More than 25% bigger screen
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s 5x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
More battery capacity 3,200 mA·h vs 2,600 mA·h Around 25% more battery capacity

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S4  vs Mega 6.3 

9.0
7.0
Call quality is superb, data speeds over LTE 4G are excellent and the display has those better than life colors that many love.
Galaxy S4

9.3
7.5
Alternatively, the standard email app is available as well to handle other email services, but its functionality and interface is similar to Gmail.
Galaxy S4

Overall

8.7 Out of 10
7.7 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S4  vs
Mega 6.3 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 5" 6.3"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1280 x 720
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 440 ppi 233 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Android 4.4.2 Android 4.4.2
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 v4.0

form factor

Galaxy S4  vs
Mega 6.3 
Weight 130 g 199 g
Thickness 7.9 mm 8 mm
Size 69.8 x 136.6 x 7.9 mm 88 x 167.6 x 8 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.9 GHz 1.7 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
RAM 2 GB 1.5 GB
Internal storage 64 GB 8 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
SDXC
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 13 MP 8 MP
Resolution 13 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 1.9 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

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

battery

Talk time (3G) 1,020 min 1,020 min
Standby time (3G) 22,176 min 25,200 min
Capacity 2,600 mA·h 3,200 mA·h
Samsung Galaxy S4
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Comments

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The Galaxy Mega 5.8 and 6.3 both seem like tests from Samsung.
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