Samsung’s Galaxy Mega 6.3 smartphone is expanding its reach to a new carrier, MetroPCS, where although late, it will go on sale in a couple of day’s time. The smartphone will be available with unlimited data, talk and text service plans which start at $40 a month and obviously, there’s no annual contract involved.
The Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 will operate on T-Mobile’s 4G LTE network. As the name indicates, you’ll be presented with a large 6.3-inch device that proffers visuals in 720p HD resolution through a Super Clear LCD. Taking advantage of the screen size are various Samsung exclusive applications which come with the TouchWiz UI and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. With WatchON, the handset can be converted into a remote control, while Multi Window allows you to runs two applications simultaneously.
Here’s a complete list of the specifications:
– Platform: Android 4.2.2
– Display: 6.3-inch Super Clear LCD
– Processor: 1.7GHz dual core CPU
– Memory: 1.5GB RAM; 16GB storage
– Camera: 1.9MP front, 8MP rear
– Battery: 3200mAh
– Dimensions: 167.6mm x 88mm x 8mm
– Weight: 199 grams
In other news, a dual SIM version of the smartphone was spotted a few months back, but hasn’t been seen ever since. The device goes by the model number SCH-P729 and it has already been certified at the Bluetooth SIG. Specifications-wise, there are no extra additions here apart from the second SIM card slot.
The Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 will go on sale through MetroPCS online and retail stores starting November 25. The handset is tagged at $499, but is being offered with a $100 instant rebate for the holiday season. Additionally, when picking up the phone through retail stores, you can get an extra $50 off, bringing the total down to $349, excluding taxes.