The first dual SIM phone was announced in Finland, back in 2000. The concept of a phone having dual SIM is more popular in developing countries like India and China. These dual SIM operated phones were initially brought to limelight by low cost tech vendors.
Big players like Nokia, Samsung and HTC, are making Dual SIM handsets. Due to cost factor and an advantage added of using a phone in dual mode, is the real reason why dual SIM phones are so popular in India.
Whether it's Nokia or Samsung, these vendors prefer to promote dual SIM functionality in low end handsets. But in the recent moths, China emerged as the hottest destination, where our tech vendors announced high-end phones in dual SIM mode.
Now according to Phone Arena (@leaksChina), Sammy is planning to launch a dual SIM version of Galaxy Mega 6.3. As of now, it is hard to say whether India is getting this version in the coming weeks or not. Surely, Samsung would like to announce Galaxy Mega 6.3 in Chinese market first in the world.
It won't be surprising to see India getting Dual SIM powered Galaxy Mega 6.3 sometime in the coming days. The South Korean giant launched both Galaxy Mega 5.8 and the Mega 6.3 in India recently. The Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 comes with dual SIM mode, while the latter handset packs single SIM functionality.
Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 - Highlighted Features
The Galaxy Mega 6.3 is a monster phone having a giant 6.3-inch display. The resolution stands at 1280x720 pixels. Under the hood, a 1.7 GHz dual core processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 400) coupled with 1.5GB RAM is given.
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean powered handset packs an 8MP rear camera with Auto Focus and LED Flash alongside 1.9MP camera front facing camera. In the name of connectivity, you will see GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G connectivity, and USB 2.0, amongst others. There's an 8GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded. The makers have added a 3,200mAh Li Ion battery inside. The handset is priced at Rs. 30,890.
Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 - Highlighted Features
The Galaxy Mega 5.8 sports a 5.8 TFT display having resolution of 540 x 960 pixels at 190 ppi. This dual-core processor powered phone (1.4GHz) comes with an 8-mega pixel rear facing camera along with LED Flash. The camera can even record Full HD 1080p videos. Android 4.2 Jelly Bean comes out of the box. There's a 1.9-mega pixel front facing camera too. The RAM stands at 1.5GB and ROM can be further expanded via miroSD card. The phone has all the necessary connectivity options. The Galaxy Mega 5.8 packs an impressive battery - 2,600mAh. You can purchase this dual SIM phone at Rs. 23,690
Don't forget to see our First look post featuring Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and the Galaxy Mega 5.8. Stay tuned to GizBot.