Smartphone users continue to clamor for larger screens, faster performance and more storage. Device makers are obliging popular demand by stepping up to the plate and offering what appears to be ever-increasing screen sizes along with improved specs.
Samsung has officially unveiled its big-screen Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3 smartphones.
A leaked Blackberry road map seems to indicate the beleaguered company plans on having another go at the lucrative tablet sector.
Samsung's Galaxy Note 2 phablet measures in at 5.5 inches. However, the South Korean-based company is looking to go even bigger for the next iteration of the popular device.
A number of analysts have been loudly clamoring for Apple to design a slick phablet in the form of a larger iPhone with a 5-inch display.
Apple is reportedly prepping at least three new smartphones, all of which are likely to launch throughout 2013.
A phablet is basically a device that boasts a larger screen than your typical smartphone, yet is smaller than your average tablet.
Huawei showcases tricked-out phablet ahead of CES 2013.
Samsung is reportedly preparing to launch its Galaxy Note III "phablet" sometime in 2013. The device is slated to boast an even bigger screen than its predecessor which sports a 5.5-inch screen.
More than 208 million phablets - a hybrid device larger than a smartphone but smaller than a tablet - are expected to ship globally in 2015, increasing by a factor of 10 in 2012 from 2011.