Phablet

What does phablet mean?

A device that functions like a phone and tablet

A phablet is a smartphone that functions and appears similar to a tablet. The device is much larger than a typical phone.

A phablet has all the capabilities of a smartphone but also provide features that are more helpful for productivity. Features often include a larger screen and software that supports stylus functionality. Most users don't mind the increased device size and not being able to fit in their pocket if it means that they can watch their movies and play their games on a bigger screen.

Example

"I thought phablets would be too big for people but it seems like that's where the smartphone is going."
A woman holding a phablet

A woman holding a phablet

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Last Updated: July 29, 2016

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