Top 5 Phablets of 2014

2/04/2014 By
There are everyday smartphones and there are ‘phablets’ which are more of a smartphone/tablet hybrid. In a world where digital mobility is becoming increasingly important, it just makes sense to up the ante and go big in terms of device’s specs and features.

Top 5 Phablets of 2014

So, if you are looking to revamp your tech style and are looking to go big, there’s no holding you back when it comes to these top five models:

1. Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 was released in 2013 and is an upgrade from the smaller Samsung Galaxy S4. It features a 5.7 inch screen and its overall body is slim, considering its size (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3mm).

Top 5 Phablets of 2014

The Note 3 has an impressive lineup of specs, which includes:

  • Full HD Super AMOLED display
  • Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) Processor
  • 13 Mega-Pixel Camera; 2 Mega-Pixel Front camera
  • 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 Connectivity
  • 3GB RAM
  • Mass Storage: 32GB + microSD slot (up to 64GB)
  • Compatible with Samsung Galaxy Gear
  • Weighs 168g
2. HTC One Max

The HTC One Max trumps the size of the Note 3 with a 5.9 inch screen and dual frontal stereo speakers. The entire body measures 164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29mm. Unlike many of the other types of smartphones and tablets, the HTC One Max is made out of an aluminum shell for a sleek, elegant appearance.

Top 5 Phablets of 2014

It includes a long line of specs, including:

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor
  • HTC Ultra Pixel Camera; 2.1 Mega-Pixel Frontal Camera
  • 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 Connectivity
  • 2GB RAM
  • Mass Storage: 32 GB + microSD
  • Weighs 217g
3. Nokia Lumia 1520

Window lovers who are looking for a larger mobile device will love the Nokia Lumin 1520, which runs off of Windows 8. It has a sleek, modern-looking square body, a six-inch screen and an incredibly powerful 20 MP camera.

Top 5 Phablets of 2014

Other features include:

  • Snapdragon S800 processor
  • 20 Mega-Pixel Camera
  • 1920 x 1080 Pixel Resolution
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 Connectivity
  • 2GB RAM
  • Mass Storage: 16 GB or 32 GB
  • Weighs 206g
4. LG G Flex

The LG G Flex will be released on January 24, 2014, but it’s already making headlines. It’s going to be the world’s first curved, flexible smartphone. The G Flex will measures 160.5mm x 81.6mm x 7.9/8.7mm and have a 6 inch HD curved display.

Top 5 Phablets of 2014

Its additional features include:

  • Snapdragon 800 2.26 GHz Quad-Core Processor
  • Platform: 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • 13 Mega-Pixel Camera; 2.1 MP front camera
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 Connectivity
  • 2GB RAM
  • Mass Storage: 32 GB
  • Weighs 177g
5. Motorola Droid Maxx

The Motorola Droid Maxx is reported to have one of the longest-lasting batteries that can power the device for about 48 hours (something completely unheard of in a device this size). It’s slightly smaller than some of the other phablets-with a 5 inch screen and measuring 5.41” x 2.80” x 0.34”.

Top 5 Phablets of 2014

Other features include:

  • Android 4.4 Processor (KitKat)
  • 10 Mega-Pixel Camera; 2 MP front camera
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 Connectivity
  • 1280 x 720 Screen Resolution
  • 2GB RAM
  • Mass Storage: 32 GB
  • Weighs 166g
These five phablets are at the forefront of sleek designs and innovative features. When a standard smartphone just isn’t cutting it and you are looking for something new to explore, it’s time for a larger, more equipped device.

Author Bio: Andrea Fisher is an online marketer and content specialist for Security Alarm Systems. She has been published in a variety of publications, including the Chicago Tribune and Business Insider.
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