Phablets are tablets that also function as a smartphone. It is larger than a phone and smaller than a tablet, but works as both. From making calls and browsing the web to checking emails and downloading apps, phablets allow you to do so many things all at the touch of a finger. And, with the Phablets gaining popularity fast, it is predicted that they will not only rule in 2014, but are here to stay.
Here are the top 5 phablets available in the market today.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is one of the best phablets available today. With a 5.5″ Super AMOLED display of 1280 x 720 pixel resolution and capacitive touchscreen with multi touch and Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection, Galaxy Note 2 is a superb device anyone would love to own. It is a powerhouse with a Quad core 1.6 GHz Cortex A9 processor and runs on 4.1 (Jelly Bean) offering access to thousands of apps from Google Play. It comes with a 2 GB RAM and 16GB, 32GB or 64GB built-in memory that is expandable.
HTC Droid DNA
HTC Droid DNA is a terrific phablet with super specs and design. It has a 5-inch super LCD of 1920×1080 pixels resolution giving incredibly sharp images. The resolution beats any of the smartphones or phablet available today. It boasts an 8 mega pixel camera at the rear and a 2 mega pixel camera at the front. HTC Droid DNA is a powerhouse with a Quad core 1.5GHz Krait processor and 2GB of RAM. Even with the drawbacks of having only 16 GB non-expandable memory and a non-removable battery, it is still an impressive phablet, to own.
Huawei Ascend Mate
The 6.1 inch phablet from Chinese manufacturer Huawei gives 720 x 1280 pixels resolution display and features a “Magic Touch” screen that will respond to commands even with gloves. It comes with a quad-core 1.4GHz processor and 2GB RAM. The Ascend Mate runs on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, with Huawei’s own Emotion user interface that includes many new features. It has an incredible 4050mAh battery that would give you hours and hours of talk time, web browsing, movie-watching and so on.
LG Optimus Vu II
LG Optimus Vu II is one among the “Top Five Phablets” list. It comes with a 5-inch HD-AH-IPS display and a resolution of 1024×768 pixels. It means an aspect ratio of 4:3 that will make web browsing and watching movies easier on the eyes. It’s a relief that the device comes with 16 GB internal memory that is expandable. The Optimus Vu II is fast enough with a Dual core 1.5GHz Krait processor supported by a 2 GB RAM. The only drawback is it has a 2020mAh battery that is not removable.
Asus Padfone Infinity
The 5-inch display tablet-cum-phone with 1920×1080 pixels resolution is powered by 1.7GHz Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor and runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. It has a Super IPS+ LCD Capacitive touchscreen that is coated with Corning Gorilla Glass offering protection to the screen from scratches. The Asus Padfone, when it will be launched will come with 32 and 64 GB non-expandable internal memory. It boasts a 13 mega pixel rear camera and a 2 mega pixel front camera. The gadget is packed with Li-Po 2400 mAh battery and the PadFone Station, which is optional, has an 5000 mAh battery.