Posts Tagged ‘ phablet ’

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note II Gets Multi-Window Update Today

December 27, 2012

The Samsung Galaxy Note II, released globally, including on all four major carriers in the US, has a unique Multi Window option that allows users to run two apps side-by-side in a split screen view. Unfortunately, the AT&T model of the popular phablet has been lacking this feature up to this point. Fortunately, the...
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Huawei Ascend Mate Android Phablet with 6.1-inch 1080p FHD Screen Shown Off Before CES 2013

December 23, 2012

At a Huawei retail shop in Guangzhou yesterday, executive Richard Yu showcased the upcoming Ascend Mate phablet and its mind-boggling 6.1-inch 1080p Full HD LTPS display (361ppi). That easily trumps the Samsung Galaxy Note II’s 5.5-inch 720p screen. Huawei’s smartphone-tablet hybrid was previously rumored to feature a 1.8GHz HiSilicon K3V3 quad-core processor, 4,000mAh battery,...
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Samsung Galaxy Note III to Sport 6.3-inch 1080p HD Super AMOLED Display? (Rumor)

December 14, 2012

We just unboxed the Samsung Galaxy Note II, a smartphone-tablet hybrid that’s sold over 5 million units in just two months, but already there’s a rumor spreading about its eventual 2013 successor, the Galaxy Note III. According to a source close to the situation, Samsung is planning to release the Galaxy Note 3 with...
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Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note II Unboxing (Video)

December 7, 2012

In this video, we unbox the Samsung Galaxy Note II for Verizon Wireless (SCH-i605). This Android smartphone-tablet hybrid, or “phablet,” is also available on all major US carriers, including Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile, as well as many worldwide mobile providers. It’s the same device showcased in a recent Samsung commercial featuring NBA superstar LeBron...
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Verizon HTC Droid DNA Press Image, Coming December?

November 2, 2012

A press shot for the upcoming HTC Droid DNA (ADR6435 Deluxe) smartphone for Verizon Wireless has emerged via evleaks on Twitter. Although previous reports mentioned a November launch, the source of the new image claims the handset will be released in time for the holidays in December. Unfortunately, the tipster wasn’t able to confirm...
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NBA Superstar LeBron James in New Samsung Galaxy Note II TV Commercial During Heat vs Celtics Game (Video)

October 30, 2012

LeBron James, NBA superstar and reigning MVP, appeared in a new commercial promoting the Samsung Galaxy Note II Android smartphone during TNT’s broadcast of the Boston Celtics vs Miami Heat basketball game tonight. The lengthy ad, which can be viewed in the embedded video above, shows King James using the popular phablet (phone-tablet hybrid)...
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Verizon Brands Samsung Galaxy Note II with Hideous Logo on Home Button, Now Available to Pre-order (Images)

October 25, 2012

One of these things is not like the other… That’s right, Verizon Wireless greedily decided to brand the home button on its Samsung Galaxy Note II variant with a hideous carrier logo. You probably won’t find a single article on the Internet praising the placement of the logo as the majority of first impressions...
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Sharp 5-inch 1080p FHD 443ppi Smartphone Display Prototype First Look (CEATEC 2012 Video)

October 12, 2012

Sharp showcased its upcoming 5-inch 1080p FHD (1920×1080) prototype display with 443ppi (pixel density) at CEATEC 2012 in Chiba, Japan. Release information is currently lacking, but Sharp claims it’s already mass-producing this full HD mobile display, so early 2013 seems like a good launch point for consumer devices. We imagine Android smartphones or phablets...
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Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note II SCH-I605 Emerges (Screenshot)

September 9, 2012

The Samsung Galaxy Note II has already been linked to AT&T (SGH-I317), T-Mobile, Sprint (SPH-L900) and Bell Canada in North America, but Verizon subscribers have been left out of the phablet’s rumor loop up to this point. That changes with today’s leak, as the screenshot above essentially confirms the existance of a Verizon-bound Galaxy...
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HTC 6435 Android Smartphone and Nokia Lumia 822 Windows Phone Uncovered in Verizon’s Systems (Image)

September 6, 2012

Verizon’s device management system revealed a couple of upcoming Windows Phone 8 and Android smartphones, the Nokia Lumia 822 and HTC 6435, respectively. The former will be available in white/grey and it’s essentially the Verizon 4G LTE variant of the recently announced Lumia 820. You may have heard this one referred to as the...
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Verizon LG Intuition Android Smartphone with 5-inch Display Announced, Coming September 6 for $200

September 4, 2012

Verizon made the LG Intuition official by announcing plans to release the Android smartphone online beginning September 6th with in-store availability scheduled for the 10th. The massive device with 5-inch screen and 4:3 aspect ratio will cost $199.99 with a new two-year agreement. Full specs after the break. LG Intuition Specs and Features: 5-inch...
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Unknown HTC Android Smartphone for Verizon Appears

September 3, 2012

A mystery HTC Android smartphone with Beats Audio branding was caught in the wild by Mr. Blurry Cam over the weekend. Unfortunately, details are scarce at the moment, so there’s a lot of speculating to go along with the leak. The red accents lead us to believe it’s bound for Verizon Wireless. If that’s...
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Samsung Galaxy Note II Announced (Specs, Images)

August 29, 2012

Today, at the Samsung Mobile Unpacked press conference at IFA 2012, Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy Note II Android smartphone-tablet hybrid, or “phablet” for short. “Last year at IFA, we launched the GALAXY Note, which opened a new category of smart mobile devices. This year, again at IFA, I am proud to announce the...
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Samsung Galaxy Note II Specs Revealed, Release Scheduled for Early October?

August 27, 2012

The Samsung Galaxy Note II (GT-N7100) may be hitting store shelves during the first week of October, according to a new rumor. The source suggests we should circle the 40th week of 2012 on our calendars, which targets a launch window between October 1st to October 7th. Unfortunately, it’s unclear whether the rumored release...
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LG Optimus Vu II Gets Subtle Announcement Ahead of IFA 2012, Doubles as Universal Remote Control

August 27, 2012

LG sort of announced the successor to the Optimus Vu today. While a detailed spec sheet and pictures of the device were not provided, we now know for sure that it’s called the Optimus Vu II and it boasts an infrared “all-in-one” remote control feature. Called Q Remote, it’s able to control TVs, set-top...
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