Nokia's Lumia 1520: the Windows Phone Phablet (Phtooey?)

The Nokia Lumia 1520 seems to be on track to debut on October 22 at a special Nokia event in Abu Dhabi. It's expected to go on sale in the US in the second week of November. It will be the first Windows "phablet" if rumors are right.

Report: Next iPhone due September 10th

Cupertino is reportedly set to debut its next iPhone on September 10th at an Apple event coinciding with the second to last day of the IFA consumer electronics trade show.

Was Apple caught off guard by the rise of phablets?

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 touts big-screen Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 smartphones

Samsung has officially unveiled its big-screen Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3 smartphones.

Blackberry isn't finished with tablets

A leaked Blackberry road map seems to indicate the beleaguered company plans on having another go at the lucrative tablet sector.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 could be the biggest phablet yet

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.

Should Apple build an iPhablet?

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.

Report: Apple prepping "iPhone Math" device

Apple is reportedly prepping at least three new smartphones, all of which are likely to launch throughout 2013.

ZTE's Grand S phablet boasts a 5-inch HD display

A phablet is basically a device that boasts a larger screen than your typical smartphone, yet is smaller than your average tablet.

Huawei teases tricked-out Mate phablet

Huawei showcases tricked-out phablet ahead of CES 2013. 

Samsung eyes 2013 launch for Galaxy Note III

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.

The age of the phablet has arrived



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.