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T-Mobile Phablets: 9 of the biggest smartphones you can buy right now

What are the best phablets on the market going into 2017? With an increasing number of handsets now coming with 5.5-inch screens and larger, the phablet spectrum isn’t as expansive as it used to be. T-mobile has a number of excellent phablets to choose from ranging anywhere from 5.5 to 6-inches, all with different key strengths and weaknesses. We’ve rounded up the best phablets available through T-mobile right now and grouped them by screen size and price point. T-Mobile phablets ZTE Z Max Pro (6″) $ – Runner up LG V20 (5.7″) $$$ – Our Second Pick LG Stylo 2 Plus (5.7″) $ Kyocera DuraForce XD (5.7″) $$ Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (5.5″) $$$ – Our first pick Apple iPhone 7 Plus (5.5″) $$$ Apple iPhone 6S Plus (5.5″) $$$ Alcatel IDOL 4S (5.5″) $$ – Runner up Samsung Galaxy J7 (5.5″) $ 1. ZTE Z Max Pro For those obsessed with screen size, the ZTE Z Max Pro is … Continue reading T-Mobile Phablets: 9 of the biggest smartphones you can buy right now

Wozniak Says Holding Out on iPhone Phablet Was a Bad Apple

Cupertino co-founder tells CNN Money he thinks Apple was way late to the phablet game and as a result, Samsung made out big time. Holding out so long on producing an iPhone phablet was a bad idea, says Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who thinks the company would have a much larger share of the smartphone market if they would have jumped on the big screen bandwagon years ago. Berkeley Blue made his comments in an interview with CNN Money, noting that the iPhone 6 Plus arrived on the market nearly three years too late, and the result is now an inability by Apple to fully compete with Samsung without first playing a serious game of catch-up. Keen-eyed observers might remember that three years ago was when the Galaxy Note made its debut, Apple outright refused for the longest time to offer a bigger screen on the iPhone because they said it would make the iPhone to bulky and difficult to … Continue reading Wozniak Says Holding Out on iPhone Phablet Was a Bad Apple

Apple iPhone 6 phablet rumored for fall release with 5.6-inch variant

Reports out of Taiwan indicate Apple plans to launch a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 later this year, and may even offer a second 5.6-inch iOS device under a separate brand. As flagship Android smartphones continue to grow in size, a new report from Taiwan’s Economic Daily News indicates that Apple may release two phablet devices of its own later this year. According to the report, Apple plans to launch a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 at some point in Q3 (harmonizing with other rumors that indicate a fall iPhone release) and will feature Corning Gorilla Glass to protect the device from scratches instead of sapphire. The publication also mentions a larger 5.6-inch “experimental” iOS smartphone featuring sapphire glass but says the device will not be released under the traditional iPhone name, citing first-hand supply chain sources. On top of a larger iPhone 6, the claimed insiders have suggested that Apple will ditch the cheaper iPhone 5C in order to make way for Apple’s … Continue reading Apple iPhone 6 phablet rumored for fall release with 5.6-inch variant