Average Joes: Samsung Galaxy Mega Too Bleeping Big

Would you use the 6.3-inch Samsung Galaxy Mega as a phone? “No (bleeping) way,” said an astonished New Yorker when she saw the phablet. Having a screen this big does have some advantages, especially when it comes to watching video and split-screen multitasking. However, the majority of people we stopped believed the Mega was overkill.

To be fair, many of our interview subjects were iPhone users, and are accustomed to that  phone’s petite build. But there were some folks who could see themselves using the Mega’s billboard-like screen on a daily basis.

Do phones have to fit comfortably in your pocket, or do you prefer a ginormous screen? Leave a comment and let us know what you think. 

Cherlynn Low
Cherlynn Low
Cherlynn joined the Laptopmag team in June 2013 and has since been writing about all things tech and digital with a focus on mobile and Internet software development. She also edits and reports occasionally on video. She graduated with a M.S. in Journalism (Broadcast) from Columbia University in May 2013 and has been designing personal websites since 2001.
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  1. Dave Says:

    I had the note and then got the mega. It is actually better for calls as the microphone is closer to your mouth.It fits in my pocket easily and the screen is great for browsing.Only downside is the camera software is useless. Aftermarket app fixed the issue. I cant stand the iphone as itunes is so restrictive and snyc is a nightmare. Samsung has no such issues.

  2. philippe355 Says:

    It does look pretty damn big!

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