For those who want a large Samsung Galaxy smartphone, we’ve got some good news for you. Later on this month, the supersized Samsung Galaxy Mega phone will hit popular carriers including AT&T, Sprint, and US Cellular.

Samsung Galaxy Mega Smartphone

AT&T to offer Samsung Galaxy Mega

Not surprisingly, AT&T will be the first to offer the anticipated gadget. The phone will be available on August 23rd and start at $149.99 under a two-year agreement. It will also be available for $24 a month with AT&T’s Next Installment plan. Sprint and US Cellular haven’t shared release dates yet but the former claims to release their version of the phone sometime later on this year.

Samsung Galaxy Mega features

The Samsung Galaxy Mega smartphone features HD Super Clear display with 1,280 x 720 pixels, 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system, 1.7 GHz processor, 16GB of internal storage, 1.5 GB of RAM, and 8 megapixel camera. Thanks to the external microSD card slot, users can expand their storage to 64GB. This phone offers two choices like nova black or polaris white.

Jeff Bradley, senior vice president for devices at AT&T said, “Continuing our legacy as the first carrier to launch Samsung’s Galaxy series, we’re excited to expand our growing line of Galaxy smartphones with the Galaxy Mega. Images and web content come alive on the large display, making it easy to stay productive and entertained almost anywhere, all on the nation’s fastest and now most reliable 4G LTE network.”

Samsung Galaxy Mega is actually a phablet

This large phone is really a phablet that combines the smartphone with the tablet computer. Although it doesn’t look like it will really compete with the current Galaxy S4 or the future iPhone 5S, it does provide a nice alternative as a phablet. Samsung is one of the most important companies to compete with Apple in the smartphone market. With the current market saturated by many different smartphones, it’s difficult to keep the focus on new smartphones that aren’t the two main sellers.