Meaning of phablet in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfablɪt/

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  • A smartphone having a screen which is intermediate in size between that of a typical smartphone and a tablet computer.

    ‘a 3.5 inch screen is inadequate in a market that is trending towards phablets’
    • ‘Whether the Note 2 should be called a phone or a tablet is a moot point, but as yet, it's essentially the only phablet on the market.’
    • ‘Phablets are especially well suited for emerging economies, since consumers in those markets don't want to buy both a tablet and smartphone.’
    • ‘The company came from nowhere to display a raft of phones, phablets and tablets that were really rather impressive.’
    • ‘I'm still not convinced that 5.5-inch phablets are a mass-market opportunity or even an enduring product.’
    • ‘The new phablet will be sold in the same way as a smartphone.’


Early 21st century blend of phone and tablet.