PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of S4 vs Galaxy Mega 6.3


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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


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Samsung Galaxy S4 

PhoneRocket recommends the Samsung Galaxy S4  based on its performance and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy S4 vs Mega 6.3

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Samsung Galaxy S4

Reasons to consider the
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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
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
Store significantly more stuff 64 GB vs 8 GB 8x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
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
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
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Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 20 Mb/s 5x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Noticeably bigger screen 6.3" vs 5" More than 25% bigger screen
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 

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

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


8.7 Out of 10
7.7 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs


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


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio No No


Operating system Android 5.0 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


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


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

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


Generation 4G 4G
LTE Cat3/4 Uplink (50 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3 (100 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)


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