Mon, Aug 19, 2013 6:19 AM EDT 1:00
Smartphones are getting bigger as people use them more to watch movies and play games. A new one from Samsung, the Galaxy Mega, is beyond big with a screen measuring 6.3 inches diagonally. Samsung says the Mega is a hybrid that combines the portability of a smartphone with the immersive experience that a tablet offers for movies, books, music and games. Samsung's supersized Galaxy Mega smartphone will finally roll out to U.S. consumers starting this month. The 6.3-inch phone will be offered in the U.S. by AT&T, Sprint, and US Cellular. AT&T will kick off the Mega on Friday, August 23. The phone will sell for $149.99 under the standard two-year agreement or $24 a month under the AT&T Next installment plan.