Samsung Galaxy Note 2: Multi-Window View

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One of the coolest features of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 2 is the Multi-Window View feature, which allows the 5.5-inch phablet to run two apps side-by-side simultaneously. This really takes multitasking to the next level as it allows users to juggle tasks efficiently without having to enter and close applications to switch between apps. The feature […]

ZTE Nubia Z5 1080p HD Phablet Shows Up in Press Photo

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ZTE’s high-end 5-inch Nubia Z5 phablet has popped up in a press photo showing off the device’s 1080p HD resolution screen. The press image shows a white edition of the Nubia Z5, which when released is expected to compete with devices like the HTC Droid DNA, HTC Butterfly, Samsung Galaxy Note II, Oppo Find 5, […]

A Phablet Owner’s Wishlist for Android 5.0: Forced Tablet UIs

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Over the last few years, Google has made great strides in bringing a great user experience to the smartphone and to the tablet. With the debut of the Motorola Xoom almost two years ago, Google debuted Android 3.0, which for the first time brought the Android OS to the big screen officially with a new […]

Oppo to Bring Find 5 Phablet to U.S. Market for $500 Unlocked

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Oppo had recently announced that its 5-inch Find 5 phablet will be coming to the U.S. market for just $500 unlocked, which will net you a GSM device without any pesky two-year contracts. The device features a lot of notable high-end specs and will be compatible with HSPA+ networks from major carriers T-Mobile USA and […]

Verizon Finally Begins Shipping Galaxy Note II

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If you’re a Verizon customer looking to join the 5 million owners of Samsung’s latest phablet, the Galaxy Note II, then you’re in luck as the carrier of your choice has started shipping the device, which is scheduled to arrive to customers who pre-ordered by Thursday. According to a report on blog Phone Arena, select customers […]

Did the Entry-Level Samsung Galaxy Grand Phablet Just Get Benchmarked?

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With the success of larger screen devices such as the Galaxy Note and the Galaxy Note II, Samsung may be pushing into the entry-level space with the same phablet form factor. It looks like the leaked Samsung Galaxy Grand phablet, an entry-level device with specs such as a lower resolution WVGA display spread out over […]

HTC: HTC Deluxe DLX Phablet Not Coming to Europe

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It looks like the leaked HTC Deluxe (DLX) phablet with a 5-inch display that was previously leaked won’t be arriving in Europe after all according to a Facebook posting by HTC Germany. The HTC Deluxe, which was also known by its codename of HTC DLX, appears to be a close cousin of the Japan-only HTC […]

Sony’s 5-Inch Full HD 1080p Phablets Bring Most Compact Dimensions

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Sony has promised that it will come out with even more compelling devices, having conceded that it has so far not done enough to capture market share away from Samsung and Apple, in the future. Those compelling devices may be in the form of the oft-leaked Sony Yuga and Sony Odin, both 5-inch smartphones with […]

Droid Does ‘Droid DNA’ on Verizon’s Web Portal

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It looks like the HTC Droid DNA‘s launch is all but confirmed by U.S. wireless carrier Verizon Wireless as the oft-rumored smartphone has been mentioned on Verizon’s DroidDoes.com web portal that highlights the various Droid-branded smartphone models. The 5-inch smartphone will be the first phablet-class device to launch with a full 1080p HD resolution display and […]

Oppo Find 5 Phablet Gains Extra Girth in Production

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The Oppo Find 5, considered to be a 5-inch phablet with specs to rival the much rumored HTC Droid DNA for Verizon Wireless, has now entered production and the company’s CEO has confirmed that it will be slightly thicker than previously anticipated. Rather than the 6.9 mm thickness of the prototype, Oppo now says that […]

Samsung Galaxy Note II Review: The Perfect Pocket Notebook Replacement

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With the release of the original Galaxy Note, Samsung became the leader in the phablet market with the 5.3-inch smartphone that controversially straddles the smartphone and the tablet market with its large but portable display. Now, with the Note II, Samsung is continuing to refine its presence in this market that it helped popularize. And while […]

Leaked HTC DLX Phablet Appears for Verizon Wireless

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It’s been long rumored that Verizon Wireless may be the beneficiary to a high-end 5-inch Android phablet made by HTC, and now that HTC had announced the J Butterfly, it seems that Verizon may be bringing a variant of the high-end smartphone to its 4G LTE network in the form of the DLX. Leaked photos […]

5-Inch Full HD 1080p HTC Phablet a Reality…For Japan

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It looks like not only were rumors true that HTC is in fact working on a quad-core 5-inch phablet, but it appears that HTC is increasing its leadership with display technology thanks to a brilliant Super LCD 3.0 display. The company is showing off its Japan-centric J Butterfly quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro-powered smartphone recently and […]

Sony Working on 5-Inch, 6-Inch Phablets With Android OS?

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It looks like speculation has it that Sony will be the latest Android manufacturer to join the phablet game with a 5-inch and a 6-inch model in tow. A previously reported leak suggests that Sony’s ‘Odin’ handset may lead the Xperia smartphone lineup, but recent reports suggest that Odin may come with a large 5-inch […]

LG Intuition Review: Is It a Galaxy Note 2 Killer?

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The LG Intuition is Verizon’s first large screen smartphone, offering up a 5-inch display that earns it a ‘phablet’ nickname. Phablet is the name given to devices that fall in between smartphone and tablet size. The LG Intuition may soon be joined by the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 on Verizon, offering up a choice of 5-inch screen phones on Verizon […]