We recently got a look at the UK pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and while Samsung has also said the handset would be released for those in Europe and Russia, we haven’t heard anything official in terms of a US release. With that in mind, recent rumors are suggesting the handset will be coming available with AT&T. While this may be good news for AT&T users looking for a massively oversized smartphone, there are some lingering questions.
To begin with, the details here are coming by way of @evleaks, which as many will realize, has provided solid and accurate information many times in the past. Anyway, according to what was said, the Samsung “Melius” will be coming to AT&T as the SGH-I527. This of course, is where the questions begin.
You see, while the SGH-I527 model number is one that has previously been associated with the Galaxy Mega 6.3, the Melius codename has been associated with Tizen. Further details from @evleaks does mention this handset is Android and not Tizen though. Basically, this is not to say AT&T doesn’t have plans to release the Galaxy Mega 6.3, but it does leave us looking for more information.
Assuming these details prove to be accurate and AT&T does release this handset, is there anyone that is going to be ready and willing to make the purchase? We suspect there will be a few interested, however given some of the less than stellar specs we are a bit skeptical. Of course, AT&T may have a hit on their hands if they manage to offer this with a low price point.
As a recap, the Galaxy Mega 6.3 is sporting a 6.3-inch display at 720p along with a dual-core 1.7GHz processor, 1.5GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot, 3200 mAh battery, 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera and an 8 megapixel rear-facing camera. The handset is also sporting the TouchWiz user interface along with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. So how about it, what would the price need to be to attract some attention with AT&T users?