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To put the Mega's 6.3-inch display in context it is pictured above with a BlackBerry Z10 sat atop of the screen. The BlackBerry's screen is 4.2 inches, while the total length of the Z10's chassis is just over 5.1 inches. The Mega really is a monster.
Oddly, and presumably as it would make it just too similar to the Note family, there is no stylus on the Mega 6.3.
Despite being huge, the Mega manages to keep a slimline frame that is just 8mm thick. The BlackBerry Z10 sat on top of the Mega 6.3 is 9mm thick, for comparison.
Around the outside of the chassis is a metal band, adding a touch of refinement to an otherwise plasticky feeling device, mitigated somewhat by having a textured rear.
While it shares many of the software features of the soon-to-be-released Galaxy S4, the Mega 6.3 drops the camera resolution from 13-megapixels to 8-megapixels.
That said, many of the camera specific features coming to the S4 are also present here, including: Drama Shot, Sound and Shot, Rich Tone and Sports. Unfortunately the Dual Shot mode that lets you use the front and rear cameras simultaneously didn't seem to be present.
On the front of the device there's a 1.9-megapixel camera for video calling or stills.
Ultimately, if multitasking is your thing, or you do a lot of creation (rather than consumption) on your smartphone/tablet then the Mega could well appeal to you. However, if you're just looking for a large smartphone that's good to watch the occassional movie on, then there are better devices out there.