On Monday, Samsung’s Galaxy Mega “phablet” debuted. According to a quote by Nick DiCarlos in an article in Informationweek, “The Galaxy Mega combines exceptional features from the Samsung Galaxy smartphone family with a 6.3-inch screen, making it an optimal device for movies, books, music and games.” It also has a rear-facing 8-megapixel camera.
Informationweek says that some of the features include “Air View, which allows users to preview emails and photos by hovering a finger an inch above the screen, and WatchON, which lets users control a television with the smartphone.”
Galaxy Mega has Multi Window allowing its users to use a variety of apps on the very same screen, which measures 6.3 inches (720 x 1280).
The phablet runs Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) a 1.7-GHz dual-core processor with 1.5 GB of RAM.
Galaxy Mega will be available Friday on a monthly or contract plan provided by AT&T.