Love them or hate them, phablets are here to stay—just look at how popular the recently launched Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is, if you need more proof. By definition, a phablet is a smartphone whose size falls between a typical smartphone and a tablet. Most phablets are anywhere between 5.5 to 7-inches, but many mainstream smartphones have larger display these days without really being called a phablet. Let’s just say these devices are phab-sized smartphones. They have big screens just like the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 but are more affordable. Get the Note 8-like experience with these alternative super-sized smartphones.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2
mi max 2
Much like its predecessor, the Mi Max 2 brings along a huge display and a massive battery. Even though is packs in a 6.4-inch screen, the curves at the back, and the sleek 7.6mm profile make it easier to hold. The large screen is particularly beneficial to people who like a big screen device to stream videos, watch movies and play games. Also Read: Apple’s Dropping It Like It’s Hot With its 10th Anniversary iPhone
Oppo F3 Plus
oppo f3 plus
If you love taking selfies, then you’ll definitely love this selfie camera phone. Not only does this phone have a 16-MP dual front camera for great selfies but it also has a huge 6-inch display that captures more on screen. Watch movies on this wide screen or take great pictures, the Oppo F3 Plus is an impressive mediacentric phone.
Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro
samsung c9 pro
The Galaxy C9 Pro offers a super-sized phablet experience, powered by a super-sized battery. This 6-inch phone is a giant, but weighs only 189g and measures 6.9mm in thickness, which isn’t too much. This is an all-metal phone with a screen that's made of Corning's Gorilla Glass. Also Read: How to Travel Like a Local
The LG G6 puts a large 5.7-inch screen inside a compact yet stylish body. Even though the screen is large, the phone feels pretty small in your hand. LG managed this feat by minimizing the size of the bezel to the 18:9 ratio so that it was longer and thinner. The rounded corners of the phone make it look very sophisticated.
Vivo V7 Plus
vivo v7 plus
Fresh off the boat, joining the league of large screen smartphones is the Vivo V7 Plus. It incorporates a big 5.9-inch display with the 18:9 aspect ratio, giving you more screen and less bezel. Along with the large screen, the other highlight of this phone is the 24MP selfie camera. Also Read: Qurator: Allen Claudius On The Henley Shirt