Is the iPhone 6 Plus a phablet?

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  1. Noble Actual macrumors 6502a

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    Remember a time (before last week) where Apple fans always made fun of people using large 5" to 5.5" phones, saying how 4" was the perfect size and how they would never upgrade and look stupid?

    They have since been silenced and are happily jumping on the bandwagon.

    So...is the iPhone 6 Plus a phablet or not? Is the Samsung Galaxy Note 3/4 a phablet or not?
     
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  3. d123 macrumors 68000

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    At 5.5"? yes, it's a phablet.
     
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  5. Appl3FTW macrumors 603

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    They shoulda called it iPhablet... No shame in my game
     
  6. ijoelpod macrumors member

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    No, and stop with another useless thread! This place has turned into a high school pissing contest.
     
  7. Appl3FTW macrumors 603

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    Noobs regulating lulz
     
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    i know right, where's Isis when you need them
     
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    I didn't know my school had a pissing club! I got to go in tomorrow and ask where I can sign up!
     
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    So who gets to decide what's a big phone and what's a phablet?
     
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    Congrats on spending all your free time on forum. I'm not worthy to post in the same thread as you. :(
     
  13. Ortiz7983 Suspended

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    It's a damn phone. If it was, they would have called it the iPhablet 6 plus. It's just a 5.5 inch screen phone. That's all
     
  14. Appl3FTW macrumors 603

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    Aww that's okay noob, I like noobz
     
  15. sunking101 macrumors 604

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    A 5.5" screen isn't a phablet, but with Apple's gigantic top & bottom bezels the 6+ sure is a gigantic phone.
     
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    *FacePalm*
     
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    No. I never did. Pretty broad brush there. :)
     
  20. ZBoater macrumors G3

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    Well, I say big phone. 6-7" is phablet. 7"+ is tablet.

    I mean, if we are pulling definitions out of our....ears.
     
  21. Blorzoga macrumors 68030

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    Definitely a phablet, no doubt.
     
  22. hipnetic macrumors 6502a

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    How many Apple fans did this? Did you take a poll?

    I've complained for a while that the iPhone screen was too small. I almost abandoned iOS because of it. I bought the iPhone 5 when they threw the scraps of a small screen size increase in my direction, but I wasn't thrilled about it. 5.5"? Hell, I'd happily buy a model with a 6" screen.

    Interesting take: I was talking to my wife about the new models and my initial thought was that I might give my iPhone 5 to my daughter and my wife might plug along a little longer with the 4S. Or, I might get a 6 or 6+ for my daughter, too, and my wife would take the 5. I figured she would think these bigger screens were too big, but she informed me that she was already tempted by some of the Android devices with bigger screens. She's not a high-tech user, either. She's doing the basics. But she apparently wants a significantly bigger screen.

    As for the term "phablet"...I don't like the term just because it sounds silly. But from a technical perspective, I think you could certainly say that the 6+ is in the same category as devices that have been labeled as "phablets".
     
  23. AdonisSMU, Sep 14, 2014
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    No. It doesnt have a 4x3 screen or a pen. Its a big phone. I want a real phablet from Apple, not a big iPhone.
     

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