Future iphone phablet...is there a possibility?

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  1. epol4ever macrumors newbie

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    Hi...m a newbie here...is it possible that we're going to see a iphone phablet soon?
     
  2. PsstGreek macrumors 68040

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    I hope not.
     
  3. epol4ever thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Y not?...
     
  4. LithePanther macrumors 6502

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    Phablets. The stupidest name and the stupidest product choice ever.
     
  5. PsstGreek macrumors 68040

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    Pretty sure Apple won't lower themselves to be like Samsung.
     
  6. narutoninjakid macrumors 6502

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    I would love to have a phablet iOS device or at least an iphone with a bigger screen.
     
  7. Zerilos macrumors 6502a

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    I predict we'll see an iPhone with around a 4.6" screen in 2014.
     
  8. jer04 macrumors regular

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    Unless they wanna merge iPad mini and iPhone into one iPhablet...
     
  9. Breaking Good macrumors 6502a

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    I think it unlikely because I believe that the position of Apple's design team is that a smartphone should fit in your pocket.

    I can see how some people can find a phablet useful. But for most people, which is Apple's target segment, a device designed to do two things does neither very well.
     
  10. epol4ever thread starter macrumors newbie

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    That what i've notice when i started taking a second look at phablets, it seems that in order to create a phablet they have to sacrifice on some features of their supposed to be flagship smartphone...i.e pixel density, battery life, creen resolution and other, it seems that phablet are a little bit inferior compare to flagship smartphone...
     
  11. mrkramer macrumors 603

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    I would say there is no chance of one anytime soon, and very little chance of there ever being one.
     
  12. 12vElectronics macrumors 68040

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    No because they want to sell iPhone users iPads :)
     
  13. patricem macrumors 6502

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    I would like a bigger screen, and one device that is a phone as well as a tablet and reader. iphone for me is too small for serious web browsing/reading, and I get tired of carrying my ipad everywhere. I am looking at bigger phones. Combine the iphone and mini- I would buy in a milli-second. :apple:
     
  14. swish2351 macrumors 6502

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    We will see a 4.3" and maybe even 5" screen in the future, don't expect anything bigger though, that isn't apple
     
  15. Ajones330 macrumors 6502a

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    I think the craze of these large phones will eventually run dry soon enough. 4 inch screen size is probably the most ideal size in my opinion...
     
  16. epol4ever thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I agree with u...:)...something between an iphone and an ipad...

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    Maybe...there will b times...we will go small n there will b times we we will go big...that's the history of mobile gadgets...:)...
     
  17. R.Stoychev macrumors 6502a

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    I hope not, this will be one of the biggest mistakes ever :eek: :D
     
  18. einmusiker macrumors 68030

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    I LOVE my note 2 and the only thing that would bring me back to iphone would be a phablet
     
  19. ucfgrad93 macrumors P6

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    Agreed. I don't see Apple ever doing a phablet.
     
  20. lousada macrumors newbie

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    :rolleyes:

    I love my Note 2, after owning it I won't be able to go back to anything smaller, using my iPhone after being used to the Note is almost painful.

    The only way i'm going back to an iphone is if apple launches something with a decent screen size between the iphone and the mini ipad.

    I don't understand the why anyone would be against that, if you dont like the screen size just buy the normal iphone.
    Having 2 different screen sizes didn't cause any fragmentation or reduced sales in the ipad, so what's the problem?
     
  21. epol4ever thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I do understand what u r saying...IMO...the time has come for apple to offer a phablet...the only thing that keeping me from jumping ship(android) is the OS...whether we lyk it or not...ios still the best...os integration...there is still the mystery that simple swipe from its screen u know its finess n polished to perfection...
     
  22. dumastudetto macrumors 68020

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    If Apple launches a phablet in future then I'll never ever buy another Apple product ever again..... like ever. Seriously it will be end of the company.
     
  23. TommyA6 macrumors 65816

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    I'd say there's a possibility of a larger (4,5-5 inch) iPhone in the future. Anything bigger (5,5+ inches) is unlikely.
     
  24. lousada macrumors newbie

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    Although not ideal, i think a 5'' inch iphone would probably be enough for me to return to iOS. Around 5.5'' is perfect for me atm.
     
  25. sracer macrumors 603

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    Yeah, it's not like Apple had to admit they were wrong and produce a 7" tablet... JUST LIKE SAMSUNG. :p
     

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