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Cracking Open Samsung Galaxy Mega:
The Samsung Galaxy Mega shares the same overall external design and internal hardware layout as the Galaxy S4, but the monster Mega isn’t just an oversized S4. In fact, the Mega’s hardware is actually a step behind the company’s flagship S4. But then again, so is it’s price.
In this Cracking Open gallery, I walk you through the process of disassembling the Galaxy Mega. For a detailed analysis of the teardown, check out my article and video, Samsung Galaxy Mega teardown: Oversized phone with average hardware.
Cracking Open Samsung Galaxy Mega: Pricing and hardware specs
At time of publication, AT&T was selling the Mega for $149 (with a 2-year contract). It has a 1.7 GHz dual-core processor, 1.5GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, an 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.9-megapixel front camera, and 6.3-inch display with 1280 x 720 resolution.
Cracking Open Samsung Galaxy Mega: Box contents
Cracking Open Samsung Galaxy Mega: Dimensions and weight
At 3.46 inches wide, 6.59 inches tall, and weighing just over 7 ounces, the Galaxy Mega is a monster phone.