Google's Nexus 6 Superphone Is Here, and It's a Monster

The long-awaited (and long-rumored) Nexus 6, the 6-inch (technically 5.96) monster phablet, is finally, officially here. The Nexus 6, like its predecessors before it, will be the first device in the world to ship with Android's new operating system, Lollipop. It's the purest vision of what an Android phone should be.… » 10/15/14 12:00pm 10/15/14 12:00pm

Apparent Nexus 6 Leak Could Give Best Look Yet at Google's Giant Phone

We could be seeing Google's new Nexus devices as soon as tomorrow (!), but this last minute image leak gives a convincing look at what's coming. Posted on Twitter by the famous-yet-retired leaker Evan Blass, aka evleaks, this modified Motorola smartphone, sporting Android L, could be the Nexus we've been waiting for. » 10/14/14 11:32am 10/14/14 11:32am

​iPhone 6 Plus Review: The Best Tablet I've Ever Used

Six years ago, I sat on my girlfriend's couch, casually flipping her new iPhone 3G end over end. I was pondering why anyone would buy an iPhone over my clearly superior T-Mobile G1 handset. Yes, I was an Android nut, a former Sidekick owner who believed that smartphones should have physical keyboards and be held… » 9/24/14 3:21pm 9/24/14 3:21pm

What's the Perfect Smartphone Screen Size?

Now that we have confirmation of Apple's next iPhone event being just around the corner, it's only a matter of days before we (very, very likely) see a bigger iPhone screen finally rounding out the bunch. Which got us thinking—what's your ideal smartphone screen size? » 8/28/14 2:36pm 8/28/14 2:36pm

Dear Samsung: A 'Fonblet' Is Not a Thing

During its Analyst Day today in Seoul, Samsung has been trying to coin a new term. Brace yourselves, because if you thought 'phablet' was bad, then the 'fonblet' is something else entirely. » 11/06/13 7:50am 11/06/13 7:50am

HTC One Max: Shiny Aluminum, 5.9-Inch Screen and a Fingerprint Scanner

HTC’s zapped its flagship One design with its embiggening rays, and scaled the One Max up to gigantic proportions. At 5.9-inches, it’s in that scary land where it’s either a really large phone, or a phablet. We’re not quite sure HTC knows what it is either. » 10/14/13 6:44am 10/14/13 6:44am

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Review: Biggerer and Betterer

Samsung's Galaxy Note series has been the most popular BIG phone since it was first released a couple of years ago. The Galaxy Note 2 made some major improvements over the original in terms of speed and utility, and while the Galaxy Mega was a giant step backwards, the Galaxy Note 3 looks to leapfrog them both. And,… » 10/01/13 9:00am 10/01/13 9:00am

Samsung Plans Bendable Plastic OLED Display for a New Galaxy Note III

Samsung may well be the first company to actually deliver on the endless promise that flexible displays are on the way, with a limited edition Galaxy Note III with a plastic OLED screen said to be in production. » 9/24/13 6:40am 9/24/13 6:40am

This Huge Thing Is Allegedly Nokia's Lumia 1520 Phablet

That huge thing to the right there is alleged to be the Nokia Lumia 1520, the phone company’s first go at entering the monster phone/tablet hybrid space. » 8/29/13 6:47am 8/29/13 6:47am

HTC Droid DNA Hands On: This Thing Is Sick

The HTC One X, the EVO 4G LTE, and the One X+ are among our favorite phones. But the company hasn't had a flagship device for Verizon in a long time. Now, with the Droid DNA, HTC decided to go all out and make the most impressively spec-filled smartphone the world has yet known. » 11/13/12 11:59am 11/13/12 11:59am

An Open Letter To the 5 Million Confused People Who Bought a Samsung…

"Bro, it's so big." That's an actual thing I heard from an actual person. The man was a personal trainer at my gym, the "it" was a Galaxy Note mutant phone. He clenched the massive thing in his iron grip. » 3/30/12 10:10am 3/30/12 10:10am

Korea: Keep Your Terrible "Phablets" To Yourselves

LG's Vu is offensive in virtually every way that an object can offend. It's called the "Vu," it has an abhorrent 4:3 screen, and, as BGR has loathsomely coined, it's a "phablet". Let it never leave Korean gadget hell. » 2/20/12 4:40pm 2/20/12 4:40pm