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?


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 […]

Pantech Announces Quad-Core Vega R3 Phablet


Pantech, which is no stranger to making smartphones with larger displays, is readying a quad-core competitor to Samsung’s Galaxy Note II in the form of the Vega R3, a device with a 5.3-inch display size placing it squarely in the phablet category. The Pantech Vega R3 will likely have to compete against the Galaxy Note […]

LG Optimus Vu II Phablet Offers Modest Improvements Over Original


As Samsung is readying the launch of its second-generation Galaxy Note II phablet, which boasts more broad changes and upgrades–at least from the perspective of the U.S. Note on AT&T and T-Mobile USA, rival South Korean smartphone-maker LG is also preparing the launch of a second-generation Optimus Vu dubbed the Optimus Vu II. However, according […]

Leaked HTC One X 5 Phablet Image Is the Real Deal


The leaked HTC One X 5 image, which was later deemed to be a concept, is now said to be the real thing. It’s been speculated for quite some time that HTC is working on a phablet form factor device to compete against Samsung’s Galaxy Note series and LG’s Optimus Vu, which was launched on […]

HTC Droid Incredible X Phablet Specs Leak


New details are emerging that confirm earlier rumors about HTC’s 6435LVW 5-inch phablet efforts geared towards Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE network. The latest information confirms a very high resolution 1080p HD display that measures 5 inches diagonally, giving the device a high 480 ppi resolution. Additionally, to drive the pixels, a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 […]

Oppo Find 5 Phablet With Pixel-Topping 1080p Display Revealed


Oppo has revealed its phablet competitor to the LG Intuition 4G on Verizon Wireless and the Samsung Galaxy Note on AT&T and T-Mobile USA as well as the Galaxy Note II in the form of a 5-inch smartphone called the Oppo Find 5. The device features a pixel-topping 1080p HD display in that form factor, […]

Samsung Galaxy Note II Impressions & Detailed Preview (Video)


Though Samsung had debuted the Galaxy Note II, the company’s second-generation smartphone with a screen that’s roughly 5-inch large, in Berlin at the IFA trade show, the company recently brought the phablet to the U.S. to show it to American media in San Francisco, California and New York. Not much was said about specifics for […]

Sony Blamed for Galaxy Note II’s 8-Megapixel Camera


At the IFA Berlin trade show, Samsung stole the show with their announcements of the Galaxy Camera and the Galaxy Note II. Given the attention to photography behind the Galaxy Camera and its optical zoom, it was curious to see Samsung stick with the same 8-megapixel that was present in the first-generation Galaxy Note given […]

LG Intuition Hits Verizon September 6 for $199

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Verizon’s answer to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is finally official. Verizon will launch LG’s 5-inch smartphone, the LG Intuition, on September 6 for $199.99. The LG Intuition, also known as the LG Optimus Vu, is the company’s first attempt at the “phablet market,” and it tries a few new ideas. Unlike most smartphones, the […]

LG Intuition 4G LTE Phablet May Debut on September 6 for Verizon


It looks like Verizon Wireless may intend on debuting the LG Intuition 4G LTE smartphone a few days earlier. In a previous post, we had suggested that the phone may debut on September 15 based on the date that was shown on the phone’s home screen in leaked images, but the latest report suggests that […]

LG Announces Optimus Vu II With IR And Universal Remote Control App


Ahead of the rumored launch of Verizon’s Optimus Vu variant known as the LG Intuition 4G on the U.S. carrier’s 4G LTE network, manufacturer LG has just announced the Optimus Vu II for the South Korean market. At this time, though the phone has been announced, it’s still unclear what the specs for the hardware […]

Galaxy Player 5.8 Announced; Is This What to Expect for the Galaxy Note 2?


Samsung has recently unveiled its Galaxy Player 5.8, a personal and portable media player with a larger 5.8-inch display that straddles the media player market that’s traditionally dominated by Apple’s iPod series as well as the tablet sphere. The device has a 5.8-inch LCD display panel with a qHD 960 X 540-pixel resolution. The display […]

Lenovo’s IdeaPhone K860 Boasts Quad-Core Exynos CPU


Samsung’s quad-core Exynos processor based on architecture designed by ARM Holdings is starting to pervade the mobile universe outside of the South Korean manufacturer’s own portfolio of smartphones and tablets. The latest smartphone to come equipped with the powerful quad-core Exynos is Lenovo’s IdeaPhone K860, which unfortunately appears to be restricted to the Chinese market. […]

Samsung Sold 10 Million Galaxy Note Phablets


Since Samsung had popularized the phablet category by introducing its 5.3-inch Galaxy Note late last year, the company has managed to move over 10 million units of that category-defining smartphone. After broad appeal in foreign markets, the Galaxy Note 5.3-inch was introduced to U.S. audiences earlier this year through 4G LTE carrier AT&T and more […]

Verizon and LG Team Up with Optimus Vu to Challenge Galaxy Note


It looks like Verizon Wireless is readying its own challenger to AT&T’s Samsung Galaxy Note, which was also recently confirmed for T-Mobile as well, in the form the LG Optimus Vu phablet. The device was recently spotted with Verizon’s logo on the front and a 4G LTE moniker in Verizon styling on the rear. And […]