ABI Research

More Than 208M Phablets to Ship Annually in 2015; HTC, Huawei and LG Models Launching This Year

More Than 208M Phablets to Ship Annually in 2015; HTC, Huawei and LG Models Launching This Year

Todd Haselton

Samsung’s Galaxy Note will be the catalyst for a new era of devices that combine the large screens of tablets with smartphones. The device is lovingly referred to as a “phablet,” combing the word “phone” and “tablet,” and has already been successful on a global scale. ABI Research said in a report Wednesday that it expects more than 208 million such devices to ship annually by 2015 and...