Samsung prepping 5.8-inch, 6.3-inch Galaxy Mega, rumors say

New chatter suggests that Samsung could soon introduce a pair of large-screen smartphones as part of the Galaxy Mega line.

Samsung's Galaxy line may get even bigger with rumored 'Mega' family. Samsung

Samsung could soon introduce a pair of large-screen Galaxy Mega smartphones, if recent chatter proves to be accurate.

Rumors surfacing this past week indicate that Samsung may be readying both a 5.8-inch and 6.3-inch Galaxy handset as part of a new line of phones. Early details for the so-called "Galaxy Mega" series point to a midrange Android experience. Both devices are reported to run Android Jelly Bean with Samsung's own TouchWiz Nature interface.

The Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 (GT-i9152) is expected to feature a 5.8-inch qHD (960×540-pixel) LCD display as well as a 1.4GHz dual-core processor, an 8-megapixel rear camera, and a 2,600mAh battery.

It will also reportedly boast a thin, 10mm chassis. What's more, the rumored dimensions (164x83.8x9.7mm) indicate an overall form factor only slightly larger than Samsung's Galaxy Note 2 . As often is the case with Samsung's international models, the handset may be offered in single-SIM and dual-SIM ("Duos") iterations.

As for the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3, rumors suggest that the phone will carry an unheard of 6.3-inch HD display. Additional specifications include a dual-core Exynos processor, an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera, and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera.

The Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 is rumored to arrive around in mid-June with the Galaxy Mega 6.3 following a few weeks later.

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