The Rise of the Phablet: Phone Reviews | Molly Wood | The New York Times

The Rise of the Phablet: Phone Reviews | Molly Wood | The New York Times

Molly Wood says bigger may be better when it comes to smartphones.

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  1. The New York Times on May 5, 2022 at 7:54 pm

    *Phone, Meet Tablet. That’s Phabulous.*

    Big phones may take some getting used to, but they’re much more useful than small tablets, Molly Wood writes.

  2. Oscar Robles on May 5, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    I’ve always thought Phablets were a phab.

  3. Bully Maguire on May 5, 2022 at 8:03 pm

    Big phones are phablets I just call them tablets for your pocket (:

  4. Lucky B on May 5, 2022 at 8:07 pm

    Hahaha yes men should really stop wearing skinny jeans !

  5. Rafael Martinez on May 5, 2022 at 8:07 pm

    Im getting the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and I hope this is true about we do need phablets in this world. 

  6. KwasnikPictures on May 5, 2022 at 8:12 pm

    This is so funny in 2022

  7. KO KO Chanel on May 5, 2022 at 8:12 pm

    Leave it to The New York Times to fill you in on two year old trends… (-_-)’

  8. Dong Lim on May 5, 2022 at 8:17 pm

    I thought about getting a bigger screen phone. But now I think iPhone 5 is a perfect size to exercise and carry it in my pocket. Plus, iPad mini is good enough since it can do iMessage and FaceTime. Apple people know what I am talking about.

  9. Thomas Duffy on May 5, 2022 at 8:25 pm

    I feel like that Donald Trump tweet carries so much more meaning nowadays.

  10. joey skunk on May 5, 2022 at 8:26 pm

    I am sorry, but you are wrong on this one.  Try fitting that phablet in your pants pocket.  I like the size of the iPhone.  Size and convenience is key to a personal device.  I had a larger Samsung and it was nothing but trouble to store when I was not using it.  Of the manufacturers, Samsung seems to be pushing this trend, without regard to ergonomics and portability. 

  11. Hiran P on May 5, 2022 at 8:29 pm

    Apart from ‘Donald Trump" ..’Apple’ is craving for simplicity,build-quality and high-tech !..they can very easily make a ‘Phablet’ and take the market but they have to do it in a different way sticking to the pls wait !

  12. The Caffeine Fiend on May 5, 2022 at 8:32 pm

    Apple is getting their ass kicked by Samsung. 

  13. MrSmilesCam on May 5, 2022 at 8:36 pm

    Donald Trump tweet? This video has aged well. 🤣

  14. MARIA JOANNOU on May 5, 2022 at 8:38 pm

    Hi molly will I be able to download and watch movies in it, from shoebox?

  15. Ohmz i on May 5, 2022 at 8:39 pm

    out all crappy things samsung made, Note1 was probably the best one to me. 

  16. LDoubleUTelevision on May 5, 2022 at 8:40 pm

    This is ridiculous, the iPad can do everything she said except call someone, so people should consider that phone as an alternative ?The current iPhone screen is sufficient it doesn’t NEED to become a "phablet"… Please stop… And bringing up Trump, once again….. Please stop….

  17. AceVicious08 on May 5, 2022 at 8:46 pm

    "Men shouldn’t be wearing skinny jeans anyways" That’s hilarious.

  18. chistine lane on May 5, 2022 at 8:47 pm

    My phone is bigger than some of my books. I wish I hadn’t bought it.

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