Nokia Hints at Phablet Release Discussion

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  1. Michael Wall

    Michael Wall TechnologyGuide Assistant Editor

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  2. Mitlov

    Mitlov Shiny

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    Either the rumors are wrong or Nokia is completely and utterly out-of-touch with the expectations of European and North American customers.
     
  3. Hook

    Hook Phone Killer ;-) Arrrrr...f

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    Maybe someone found a bunch of N900s stacked up in the back of a warehouse somewhere and decided to try sticking WP8 on them. :rolleyes: ;)
     
  4. Mitlov

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    I guess it makes sense as the first phablet aimed at the prepaid and lower-tier carriers (the Note II and its competitors tend to be flagship-quality devices with flagship price tags). But I just don't see a place for this on AT&T, Verizon, etc.
     
  5. Adama D. Brown

    Adama D. Brown Brighthand Reviewer

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    Mostly true... although 480 x 800 on a 4.7 inch screen isn't completely out of the realm of reasonable, I should say. I've seen 4.5 inch 480 x 800 screens that look as good as anything; sometimes the screen technology matters a lot more than the pixels.
     
  6. RickAgresta

    RickAgresta Peanut, leader of the Peanutty Forces

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    Just to pick nits…then the Galaxy S3/S4 are phablets, with their screen-size? Along with many, many others
     
  7. Drillbit

    Drillbit Mobile Deity

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    More likely meant for their customers in emerging regions, traditionally Nokia strongholds now rapidly being eroded by Samsung, LG, Sony, and Chinese makers.
     
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    I suppose they need to go that way like everybody else but I'd rather they just make a tablet.
     

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