サムスン Galaxy Mega 発表、6.3インチの大画面Androidスマートフォン

Ittousai , @Ittousai_ej
2013年04月11日, 午後 07:47 in android

サムスンがスマートフォン Galaxy シリーズの新製品 Galaxy Mega 6.3 / 5.8 を発表しました。低価格高カロリーメニューのような名称のとおり、6.3インチまたは5.8インチの大画面が特徴です。

主な仕様は 6.3のほうが「HD液晶ディスプレイ」、1.7GHzデュアルコアプロセッサ、背面8MPカメラ、前面1.9MPカメラ、8GBまたは16GB内蔵ストレージ、64GB microSDXC対応の microSDスロット。ネットワークはLTE とHSPA、GPS / GLONASS位置情報、3200mAhバッテリーなど。Android プラットフォームは最新の 4.2 Jelly Bean。

サムスンGalaxy の大画面モデルといえば、ハイエンド仕様に電磁誘導ペンも付属する Galaxy Note シリーズがありますが、Galaxy Mega は大画面という個性を備えたミッドレンジ機の位置づけ。

ディスプレイ解像度もフルとは書いていない「HD」だったり、5.8インチ版ではもはや懐かしい 960 x 540 qHDだったりと、タブレットに近い見やすさを求めてもハイエンド仕様にはこだわらない層向けの製品です。

画面サイズ以外のハードウェアはほどほど仕様である一方、ソフトウェアはGalaxy S 4 などハイエンド最新機種と共通のアプリや機能を多数備えるほか、大画面に最適化したマルチタスク系の機能も揃っています。

たとえば画面分割で2アプリマルチタスク、Air View、近くの端末8台までとWiFiでコンテンツを共有する Group Play、IRリモコンとテレビ番組表やお薦め機能の WatchON、複数アプリに対応する音声&テキスト翻訳機能 S Translator、サムスン標準のメッセージングアプリ ChatON など。

サムスン Galaxy Mega は今年5月から、欧州およびロシアを皮切りに各国各市場で販売予定。


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Samsung Introduces the GALAXY Mega

New GALAXY Mega offers the latest smartphone features with an extensive viewing experience.

SEOUL, Korea, April 11, 2013 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced the Samsung GALAXY Mega, a device that combines the portability and convenience of a smartphone with the power, multitasking capabilities and extensive viewing experience of a tablet. The newest addition to the GALAXY family balances an optimal viewing experience on a 6.3-inch HD screen, yet is ultra-thin and portable enough to put into a pocket or hold in one hand. The GALAXY Mega offers a mix of popular smartphone and tablet features such as an effortless user experience, a split screen, multitasking between video and other apps and more.

"We are aware of a great potential in the bigger screen for extensive viewing multimedia, web browsing, and more," said JK Shin, CEO and Head of IT & Mobile Business, Samsung Electronics. "We are excited to provide another choice to meet our consumers' varying lifestyles, all while maintaining the high-quality features of the award-winning GALAXY series."

Best of Both Worlds

The GALAXY Mega is an ideal choice for customers who want to get the most out of one device that brings great quality at an even greater value. With a 6.3-inch HD LCD screen with landscape mode support, the GALAXY Mega enables an exceptional widescreen view for various applications including web browsing, video, and SNS.

The GALAXY Mega is also light and thin for incredible portability and easy, convenient mobile phone use. Customers can stay connected with a variety of new phone features including:

· 'Group Play': Enables easy content sharing for up to 8 devices on the same Wi-Fi network.
· 'Samsung WatchON': Transforms into an IR remote controller for a richer TV experience. Connect the device to your home entertainment system, and it will provide program recommendations, schedules, and even remotely control your TV.
· 'Samsung Link': Easily streams photos, videos, notes, or music to your television, tablet or computer.
· 'S Translator': Say or text what you need translated into the GALAXY Mega, and it will provide instant translation, using text or voice translation on applications including email, and ChatON.
· 'ChatON': Share what's on your screen with friends to stay more connected.

Productivity and Multimedia for the Multi-Tasker

GALAXY Mega users will accomplish more with the rich, interactive experience and increased usability of the widescreen mode. Split screen capability for a variety of applications including email, messages, 'MyFiles,' 'S Memo,' 'S Planner', and more, makes for increased efficiency. With the popular 'Air View' feature, customers can preview information in emails, photos in Gallery, and speed dial contacts.
The GALAXY Mega is equipped with an enhanced 8 megapixel rear-facing camera with a 1.9 megapixel front-facing camera, along with a variety of camera modes including 'Drama Shot' (merging continuous shots of a moving object), 'Sound & Shot' (captures 9 seconds of sound and voice together as the picture is taken to capture moments), 'Rich tone,' 'Sports' and more. The device also packs various newly-introduced features for endless entertainment, including:

· 'S Travel': Provides trip information, local guides and resources and more

· 'Story Album': Allows customers to create albums of daily events, keep special moments in one place using a timeline, geo-tag information and publish digital albums in hard copy

For users seeking the same great tablet features with even more portability, Samsung is introducing the GALAXY Mega 5.8. This more compact version features a 5.8-inch screen.

Both GALAXY Mega 6.3 and 5.8 run on the latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean experience, and feature Dual Core Processor, spacious internal storage along with up to 64GB of expandable memory to store favorite apps, music, videos, photos and more. The devices' advanced software also facilitates more efficient processor use for improved battery life, meaning users can enjoy longer talk time and multimedia use.

The GALAXY Mega will be available globally beginning May from Europe and Russia. The product availability varies by market and will be rolled out gradually.

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