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Rumor: iPhone 6 with 4.7-Inch Display in September; 5.6-Inch "Phablet" to Have Different Name

We have yet another report out of Taiwan saying that two new phones are coming from Apple with larger displays of 4.7 and 5.6 inches. This article, citing sources in Apple's supply chain, is from the <i>Economic Daily News</i>; you can see Google-translated report on <i>Macotakara</i>. A couple details stand out. …

HP gives an extra inch to its phablet for the Slate 7 VoiceTab (hands-on)

HP decides you might as well leave the phone features in your 7-inch phablet as it launches the Slate 7 VoiceTab in Europe.<p>BARCELONA, Spain -- HP may have introduced its new VoiceTab line with a focused release earlier this month in India, but here at Mobile World Congress the old dog is sending …

Windows Phone momentum grows as phablets find mixed fortunes

Sales of Apple’s 5C “plastic” phone are beginning to improve after price cuts, while “phablet” phones with screens over 5in are not a hit with users in Europe, according to new data from Kantar Comtech.<p>Meanwhile the figures for the three months to the end of January 2014 show that Android is …

Windows Phone finally jumps into phablet era, but is it too late?

Windows Phone now comes in the supersize variety.<p>The third and latest update from Microsoft, released Monday, brings a number of incremental upgrades and changes to Windows Phone 8. The most crucial of them is support for a higher-resolution display and larger screen sizes, enabling its partners to …

HTC could release 5.9-inch 'phablet' later this year

HTC is expected to release a huge 5.9-inch smartphone in the second half of the year, a number of sources report.<p>This fall should see the arrival of a larger, more powerful take on the HTC One experience, according to Taiwanese analyst Laura Chen.<p>Aside from the ultralarge screen size, the only …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is 'the best phablet' in CNET review

Our sister site CNET Asia has given the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 the review treatment, calling the company's massive new mobile 'the best phablet in the market'.<p>The third generation of Samsung's Note smart phones gets an Editors' rating of four stars out of five in the review, which praises the bright …

Nokia's Lumia 1520 'phablet' isn't a panacea for US struggles

No, going big is not the answer to Nokia's US problem.<p>Its latest phone, the Lumia 1520, is the next in a growing line of phablets -- jumbo-sized phones named because they appear to be a mash-up of a phone and tablet. It features a larger 6-inch display, a faster quad-core processor, and powerful …

A Look at How Phablets Compare in Size

As smartphones get bigger, tablets have gotten smaller, and the phablet is the result. Check out the below to see how some of the latest on the …