A CDE Definition
(PHone tABLET) A smartphone with at least a 5" screen. A phablet offers a better visual experience for Web pages but can be bulky in the pocket of a shirt or pair of pants. Nevertheless, phablets have become the norm, and most new smartphones are phablets.
The first phablet with a 5" screen was the Android-based Dell Streak in 2010. A year and a half later, Samsung introduced the first model in its very popular Galaxy Note line. Apple's first phablet, the iPhone 6 Plus, came out in 2014. According to Trademarkia.com, LG applied to trademark the phablet name in 2011. See smartphone, tablet computer, Galaxy Note and iPhone 8.
Bigger With Each Model
Galaxy Note II
Any Bigger, It's a Tablet
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