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3/4/2016
02:05 PM
Eric Zeman
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Phablets Will Boost Sagging Smartphone Sales, IDC Finds

Consumers love big-screened phones, and these phablets will help drive smartphone growth over the next few years. Apple's iPhone and Google's Android will continue to dominate despite some slowdown in sales.

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Michelle
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Michelle,
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3/7/2016 | 1:13:39 PM
Surprising results
I'm really surprised to see "phablets" growing in popularity. I don't like them myself but understand the appeal. Even with that -- really? I wonder if anyone predicted this...
tjgkg
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3/5/2016 | 5:06:09 PM
Indespensible
I have an iPhone 6+ and it really is quite useful. I can use it to watch webex meetings and actually read documents and spreadsheets with not too much fuss at times when I cannot have my laptop open. It is also good on trips when Skyping home and to watch movies on the airplane. While it helps that i have big hands, it still is really good for a road warrior like myself. The processor is very good and with 128 gigs on board, i can bring a lot to the table. At this point there are good options for almost everyone.
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