Dear Samsung: A 'Fonblet' Is Not a Thing

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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.

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Tech in Asia reports that the Korean manufacturer wants to establish the term to refer to "a large-display phone with a stylus and handwriting support". Because 'PDA' is too old fashioned and, uh, 'phone' just isn't descriptive enough? Samsung, let's stop this. Right now. Don't embarrass yourselves. [Tech in Asia]

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srs question: has Samsung ever been able to make a marketing name takeoff? Has Samsung ever been a trendsetter?