Nokia Rumored to Tackle Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 Next Year

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Nokia is rumored to be working on a Windows Phone 8 phablet of its own with a screen that is speculated to be about 6 inches. The dimensions of the device would make this uber-large smartphone competitive against the Android-based Samsung Galaxy Note 3, a phone that is widely believed to sport a similar screen […]

Sony Xperia Phablet With 20-Megapixel Camera Rumored for Fall Launch

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Sony is rumored to be prepping a 5-inch Xperia phablet that will debut in the fall with the latest specs and a new 20-megapixel camera sensor. Earlier this year, Sony was rumored to be working on a larger 6.44-inch phablet design with a Togari code name that would debut at Mobile World Congress, but those […]

BlackBerry Rumored With BlackBerry 10 Phablet

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Though BlackBerry had only recently unveiled two smartphone models to debut its new BlackBerry 10 operating system on, the company may launch two to three additional models by the end of the year, with one such model speculated to be a phablet. The BlackBerry 10 phablet is believed to be a “BlackBerry Z10-like device” with […]

Microsoft Plans for Windows Phone Phablets in Future Major OS Update

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We’ve reported recently that 1080p full HD resolution displays will be coming to the next major Windows Phone OS update, also known as GDR3, and now we are hearing that the same update may allow manufacturers to create larger Windows Phone devices. The latest software tweaks will enable Microsoft and its OEM hardware partners to […]

Sony Prepping Xperia Z, ZL Successors and New Phablet

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While the Sony Xperia Z and ZL flagships are still barely on the market internationally–the Xperia ZL is up for pre-order right now through Sony in the U.S. market–it looks like the company is already working on successors to those devices as well as a new phablet. Going by the code names Dogo, Gaga, and […]

ZTE Quantum Seen Sprint-Bound

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Sprint is rumored to be carrying the ZTE Quantum for its 4G LTE network. With some impressive specs, the ZTE Quantum immediately falls into the upper mid-range segment and will likely come with a very affordable price tag for what it delivers. Images of the ZTE Quantum were reported by¬†Android Police, and the phone was […]

Talking Tablets Try to Capitalize on Phablet Success

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Samsung has been toying with different sizes and concepts for its smartphones and tablets over the years, and there is a standout category–the phablet. When the company launched the 5.3-inch Galaxy Note, there were many skeptics, but the subsequent success of the Note and the Note 2 has caught the world by storm. Consumers fell […]

ZTE Announces Grand Memo Phablet To Compete With Galaxy Note 2

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The new ZTE Grand Memo is an incredibly large phablet at 5.7-inches, and it’s one of the first smartphones to feature the new Snapdragon 800 processor. ZTE announced the Grand Memo at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week. The phone has a 720p display that’s 0.2-inches larger than the display on the Samsung Galaxy […]

Is the Galaxy Note 8.0′s Large Display Wasted On a Phablet?

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At Mobile World Congress, Samsung had made the Galaxy Note 8.0 official. Specs for the device confirm what we already heard rumored before–an 8-inch screen with a similar 1280 X 800 resolution to the original Galaxy Note 5-inch phablet, quad-core Exynos 1.6 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, S-Pen capabilities, and models with optional mobile broadband […]

5.5-Inch LG Optimus G Pro Headed to North America Q2

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After having teased the updated 5.5-inch version of the Optimus G Pro smartphone, LG has let the cat out of the bag in saying that its 1080p HD resolution smartphone will also be headed to North America. It’s unclear if this means the U.S., Mexico, Canada, or both at this time, but hopeful owners of […]

Galaxy Note 8.0 Spotted in Red Galaxy Note 10.1 Launch Photos?

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It looks like the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 may have been hiding in plain sight when Samsung debuted the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet with the S-Pen in a new red hue. The Galaxy Note 8.0 is expected to compete closely with Apple’s smaller iPad mini tablet with a 7.9-inch display, and like other phablets […]

LG Optimus G Pro 5.5 Will Have Curved Glass Display

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Following a short teaser on Facebook, LG has made good on its promise to reveal additional details about its larger 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro smartphone that will be headed soon to South Korea. The device will be officially announced and unveiled at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain at the end of the month, but […]

LG Finally Announces Optimus G Pro for Japan

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LG has finally taken the wraps off of the much rumored Optimus G Pro, a high-end smartphone that’s designed for the Japanese market. The device will allow LG to compete more effectively in Japan against devices like the HTC J Butterfly, which has quad-core processing and a full HD 1080p display. The LG Optimus G […]

ZTE Confirms Flagship Grand S Smartphone Coming to U.S.

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At the Consumer Electronics Show this year, Chinese smartphone-maker ZTE had been busy hawking its wares, and the company has found success as it has announced that its flagship Grand S smartphone will be headed to North American carriers. ZTE says that it has received strong interest from U.S. carriers, and despite optimism on the […]

HTC: Still Evaluating Phablet Market, But Says Consumers Want Sub-5-Inch

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We had a casual sit down conversation with Jeff Gordon of HTC Americas at the Consumer Electronics Show and we asked about the company’s plans for the emerging phablet market and the competitive tablet market. According to HTC, the company is still trying to evaluate the phablet market, but in general consumers do not want […]

Sony’s Xperia Z Spotted on CES Show Floor Ahead of Announcement

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It looks like that the much rumored and highly anticipated Sony Xperia Z smartphone will be making a CES debut as the device has been spotted early on the show floor of the trade show ahead of Sony’s press conference, which is slated for tomorrow, Monday. The device will allow Sony to better compete with […]