Tag Archive: Phablet


Galaxy Note 5 review: The finest phablet money can buy

After kicking off the “phablet” trend in 2011, the Galaxy Note series has become the bigger and better smartphone in Samsung’s lineup every year — and usually the best phablet on the market. But with this year’s Note 5, a lot has changed. Samsung has snubbed a number of popular features to take a gamble on the […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Xiaomi wants to swap your iPhone for its fancy new phablet

Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker that’s found fame in the West thanks to its many Apple clones, is said to be preparing a trade-in program that will swap your iPhone for the newly-announced Mi Note phablet. The program is designed to dissuade…

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iPhone 6 Plus captured 41% of U.S. phablet sales in first month

The iPhone 6 Plus has only been on the market for a few months, but according to a report from Kantar, Apple’s bigger than big device captured 41% of U.S. phablet sales in the quarter ending with October 2014. What’s…

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Apple is joining the phablet craze right before sales explode past laptops

Apple might reveal its first ever phablet next week with the 5.5-inch iPhone 6, and while many Apple fanboys question the need for an iPhone the size of a dinner plate, IDC’s latest market projections reveal Apple is about to…

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Massive high-capacity battery will power phablet iPhone 6

While the number of leaks regarding the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 means a lot of people aren’t expecting to be surprised come September 9, the larger 5.5-inch phablet iPhone remains something of a machine of mystery. A new component uncovered by French…

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Apple plans to ship 20 million ‘phablet’ iPhone 6 handsets this year

Apple kept its cards close to its chest about the forthcoming iPhone 6 at yesterday’s WWDC keynote (and why wouldn’t it?), but new information has arrived in the form of a report from China. This information suggests that Apple has…

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iPhone 6 ‘phablet’ will enter the fastest-growing smartphone category

They’re big, they’re unwieldy, and they represent one-third of all handsets presently available worldwide. According to new research undertaken by Canalys, around 34% of smartphones shipped worldwide have screens measuring upwards of five inches diagnoally. The rise in popularity of…

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Look At How Beautiful A 5.7-Inch iPhone Phablet Could Be [Video]

iPhone-phablet-concept

I like smartphones with big displays, which is why I’m a fan of the Samsung Galaxy Note, so I’d certainly be in line for an iPhone “phablet” if Apple ever decided to release one. With rival smartphones getting bigger by the day, that seems like only a matter of time.

But how big could the iPhone go? A recent report claimed Apple has been considering iPhones with 4.7- and 5.7-inch displays, and  [Read More…]