Tag: phablet

“Phablet” appears in the Oxford dictionary

The Oxford University Press, famous for both the Oxford English Dictionary and the slightly less well-known Oxford Dictionaries Online, has been busy lately adding lingo. According to a partial list of new words published by Quartz earlier today (warning: Miley Cyrus ahead), a few technology terms have made the jump …

Xperia Z Ultra First Impressions

The day has arrived….. That magic day when you get your hands on with the object you have been lusting after since it was announced in all the glitz and glamour that go with product announcements. This device which is very firmly in the Phablet range with a …

Lumia phablet spotted, or at least part of one

Is it really 6 inches or is he holding it really close to the screen? Ha! That old trick. This, supposedly, is part of the upcoming phablet from Nokia. When they finish putting it together it’ll be yet another addition to their Lumia line, as Nokia continue to …

Huawei Ascend Mate – Review

Pop along to any major supermarket and you'll no doubt find a bargain-basement 7" tablet. Those cheap tablets will usually have a fairly large frame around the edge of the device but, for keeping the kids entertained, they will do. Now, imagine lopping less than an inch off …

Acer announce the Liquid S1 5.7″ ..ermm .. “phone”

Large phones are becoming a thing nowadays. With every manufacturer jumping on the bandwagon. What used to just be a niche market product made by Samsung has spiralled to what we have today. Acer have gone and announced the latest in the Liquid range, the S1. Which marks …

The HTC Phablet rumour that just won’t go away

We thrive on rumours and leaks these days, I can’t sleep some days until I’ve read what someone somewhere thinks some company might release at some point soon. Sometimes though @evleaks on Twitter is involved things are a little different, things are a little more real. So when …

Huawei Ascend Mate video overview

Yesterday we took a look at the Ovivo Mobile offering. Grab a SIM card for £15 and they’ll dish up 150 minutes, 200 texts and 500MB data on their Freedom Plan and you pay a big fat nothing per month. When you’re browsing you get an advert pop …

Three to stock the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3

Are you interested in that huge “phone” from Samsung, the Galaxy Mega 6.3? Well guess what, it’s coming to everyone’s favourite network Three. No word on official pricing yet, I just spotted this appear on their YouTube channel. I’ll update this article soon when we get some official …

Galaxy Mega 6.3 up for pre-order with delivery in July

“Are they big? I like them big… BIG!” The Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 is on its way, and you could be one of the first in the country to be lugging around this massive handset, because two major internet retailers have them up for pre-order. Expansys are asking …

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 officially unveiled

The Samsung Galaxy Mega has been more or less official for the past week or so, at the end of the London Samsung Galaxy S4 World Tour event on Tuesday night it was announced that there would be Mega handsets available for demonstration, and so I finally got to play …

Asus Fonepad available on 26th April. Pre-order from Friday

Do you have a massive head? When I say massive, I’m talking equine. If a Samsung Galaxy Mega 5.8 is too tiny for you, and the Huawei Ascend Mate won’t quite do it either, then the Asus Fonepad could be just the phablet you’re looking for. Yes, it’s …

Mega or Fonblet?

Phones are getting bigger and bigger, the Note II, the LG Optimus G Pro, the Huawei Ascend Mate, the rumoured upcoming Note 3 and of course those 7-8″ tablets from Asus and Samsung that can make phone calls. The term “phone” has become a somewhat almost misused word, …

ZTE announce the 5″ Grand S

ZTE have today announced the ZTE Grand S, which is a 5.0″ 1080p LTE phone at CES in Las Vegas.   The ZTE Grand S will become the firms flagship handset the high-end Grand Series line of products, the ZTE Grand S is the company’s first FHD smartphone and the …

Samsung announce the Galaxy Grand

Samsung have today announced a rather strange new device. I say strange because of a few of the spec choices. Design wise the Galaxy Grand looks an awful lot like the Galaxy Note II. Spec wise it’s a whole different story. It is a similar story to the …

HTC to produce the M7 – a 5 inch high-end phablet?

HTC is loving the 5-inch phablet form factor at the moment, what with the Droid DNA and J Butterfly launching in the USA and Far East respectively. But don’t think for a minute that the quietly brilliant Taiwanese company is stopping there. Several sources have leaked information on …

HTC Deluxe DLX images “leak” out online

As is usual with any new upcoming device images appear leading up to its release. The HTC Deluxe DLX is no different. We have already seen this device a few times as the Droid DNA is the US and the J Butterfly in Japan. Deluxe DLX is going to …

Do I need a Samsung Galaxy Note II?

Some of the more eagle eyed amongst you may be aware that I’m one of those people who swear by the original Samsung Galaxy Note. I’ve had it for about six or seven months now but I’ve started to become envious of the new Galaxy Note II. I’ve …

ZTE officially tease 5.9 inch Windows Phone

When it comes to massive phones Android have the market all to themselves, but not for long if ZTE have anything to do with it. ZTE’s marketing chief, Lu Qian Hao, has decided to tease us with what seems to be a huge Windows Phone. He tweeted the …

Samsung Galaxy Note II shifts 3 million in 37 days

It might have a huge screen, it might blur the lines between “phone” and “tablet” but the new Note II has proved pretty popular, shifting 3 million units in just over a month. The Note II, which we looked at recently, has a 5.5″ screen and that S-Pen …