Phablet is a combined term Smartphone and Tablet, is a class of smart phones that has a screen size between 5 and 8 inches and is designed to incorporate or complement the functions of smart phones and tablets. Tablet is a gadget that has a touch screen interface, and usually measuring 8.9 to 10 inches. Usually not mepunyai tablet features to call or send sms. Examples such as iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Motorola Xoom and the like.
While smartphone or modern telephone, is to feature a phone call, sms, web browsing and so on. Usually have varying screen sizes, from 3 inches to 5 inches. For example Samsung Galaxy Mini, Motorola RAZR and similar products.
Phablet is a term commonly used to describe a gadget that combines the capabilities of smartphones and tablets. Phablet usually larger than a smartphone, but smaller than a tablet. The term "phablet" was first used at the site on Engadget technology and Forbes. The term "phablet" also want to patented by LG Electronics, although the final decision has not been ascertained.
Although larger than a smart phone, phablet tend to be smaller and thinner than the tablet, making it convenient to carry or bagged users. Phablet usually used for mobile web access and multimedia, including activities that require a large screen. In a series of Samsung Galaxy Note, phablet has special software that allows the stylus features sketches, and notes.
Screen size varies between 5-7 inches. Phablet also has a feature that is owned by a smartphone such as voice calling, although the screen size of the tablet resembles. One of the traits - traits phablet, though not absolute, is a stylus pen, which can be used for sketching or writing something on phablet.
The device was first recognized as a Dell Streak phablet is coming out in the 2010s. And examples phablet on the market today such as the Samsung Galaxy Note, LG Optimus, Vu Panasonic, Eluga Power.
In January 2013, IHS reported that 25.6 million phablet sold in 2012 and estimates that number will rise to 60.4 million units in 2013, and 146 million in 2016. In the analysis of 2013, Engadget saw a price drop screen, display increased energy efficiency, increased battery power and multimedia value change is a major factor in the popularity phablet.