ATT today announced the Samsung Galaxy Mega will be available beginning August 23 to U.S. customers. The Samsung Galaxy Mega will sell for $24 per month with ATT Next or $149.99 with a two-year agreement. The 6.3-inch phablet features a dual core CPU, an 8MP camera and a 720p display. Here's more info on this upcoming smartphone/tablet:
The Galaxy Mega allows users to enjoy many of the benefits of Samsung's latest flagship device, the Galaxy S4, on an even larger screen. The Galaxy Mega's big-screen experience enhances everything you do on a smartphone - whether it's watching a video, browsing web pages or composing an email.
. Air View: Explore information and content on your Galaxy Mega without ever touching the screen. Simply hover your finger an inch above the screen to preview emails and photos, initiate speed-dial and even magnify text.
. Multi Window: Multi Window split screen multitasking allows users to seamlessly run multiple apps on one screen simultaneously, and is now better than ever on the 6.3-inch HD screen of the Galaxy Mega. Watch a movie on Samsung Hub and check email at the same time, all by dragging and dropping apps on the same screen.
. WatchON: Control your television using the Galaxy Mega as a remote control. Discover a rich TV viewing experience with the Integrated Infrared (IR) controller that makes Smart Remote functional with any IR capable TV or Set Top Box. Users can share content from the Galaxy Mega to a TV effortlessly, as well as channel surf in a smart, new way that lets you browse by genre, search by title or receive recommendations based on your interests.
. Easy Mode: Helps smooth the transition for first-time smartphone owners by simplifying the home screen layout, camera, calendar, messaging and the internet browser to make the settings menu easy to navigate. Once a user is more comfortable with their Galaxy Mega, they can easily switch back to the standard home screen interface.
At 8-megapixels, the Galaxy Mega rear-facing camera has zero shutter lag to capture life's memorable moments without delay. The Galaxy Mega is equipped with the easy-to-navigate Galaxy Camera user interface which supports numerous shooting modes such as Beauty Face, Best Photo, Sound & Shot, Panorama and more to enhance photos taken by even the most novice photographer. Galaxy Mega users can also create photo albums on the fly with Story Album - a unique way to group content by event or date.
The Galaxy Mega has 6.3 inches of screen real estate with a HD Super Clear LCD (720x1280) display that beautifully showcases photos, e-books and magazines, or PowerPoint presentations. Wide viewing angles mean that users can maximize productivity and never sacrifice their experience.
The Galaxy Mega runs Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), powered by a 1.7 GHz dual core CPU and 1.5 GB of internal RAM. Users can store large libraries of photos, music and videos with expandable storage of up to 64 GB of memory with an external microSD card.
The Galaxy Mega comes in Nova Black and Polaris White color options and will be available beginning this month. AT&T, Sprint and US Cellular will carry the device and AT&T will be the first one to release it.