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Top 10 large screen phones [Aug16]

Huawei P8 MAX

Phablet is quite popular among users seeking for large screen Smartphones epitomized with the components and capacity of tablets. Phablets have the potency to work seamlessly on behalf of both Smartphones and tablet. Though our mind and hands are not getting something bigger these days, rather mobiles positively are. As far back as the Samsung Galaxy Note was introduced with a larger screen in 2010 and became a grand success, the concept of phablets has continued to boost up and all most every leading Smartphone makers around the globe are found to enlarge the edge and screen of their mobiles.

While most phablets are premium gadgets and accompany higher prices, there are also a number of phablets that perfectly accompany the budget concerns of the masses while delivering a flawless harmony between expenses and performance. From veteran players of Smartphone arena like Samsung, Microsoft, Nokia, and Sony, to new entrants like Lenovo, LG, Huawei, and Oppo, all are giving their best effort to deliver mid-range phablets that will fit anyone’s’ financial plan.

Here is a rundown of top 10 mid-range Phablets which are modest and enriched with all the state-of-the-art technology to deliver the seamless experience to the users. Have a stare:

  1. Huawei P8 MAX

Huawei P8 is one of the most stunning and empowered mid-range Phablets available in current market. In this August-2015-released phablet, you can find beauty and brilliance at one place. Huawei seamlessly has brought up stylishness, efficiency, modernization, and comfort all together with the startling piece of Huawei P8. The device is crafted with all modern technology, bigger screen, powerful processor, and handy tools for enabling users to dominate both the power of Smartphone and Tablet at one place. Contemporary design, harmonious crafting, and slimy edge make the phablet more fairy and chic. Have a look at other specs:

  • Screen: 6.8in full-HD screen with Gorilla Glass 4
  • OS: Android OS, v5.0.2/5.1.1 Lollipop (Upgradable to v6.0 Marshmallow)
  • Processor: Octa-core 4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 with Mali-T628 MP4
  • Memory: 64 GB ROM and 3 GB RAM
  • Camera: 13-megapixel rear and 5-MP front shooter
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4360 mAh battery
  • Sensor: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Price: Rs. 36, 800

Huawei P8 MAX

  1. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

If you are really tight on the budget, then Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is one of the best mid-ranged phablets to purchase. Tagged with Rs. 11, 999, this model of Xiaomi is enriched with powerful features, latest specs, massive storage place, and larger screen. Mighty configuration, Long battery life, powerful Fingerprint sensor, and updated OS have made this phablet worth buying. Here are other key specs of this January-2016-launched Xiaomi Redmi Note 3:

  • Screen: 5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • OS: Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650
  • Memory: 32 GB ROM and 3 GB RAM
  • Camera: 16-megapixel rear and 5-MP front camera
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
  • Sensor: Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Price: Rs. 11, 999

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 - The TeCake

  1. LeEco Le Max 2

LeEco Le Max 2 is another big-screened phablet, delivering the combining power of smartphone and tablet. Priced at Rs. 22, 999, this model of LeEco can transform the state-of-the-art technology for its users. Simply saying, this mobile is an innovative gateway to an absolute mobile eco-system. Incorporated by the seamless sound capacity, vivid display technology, larger screen, powerful processor, massive storage, next-gen computing technology, LeEco Le Max 2 can serve you the finest phablet experience at less cost.

  • Screen: 5.7-inch display with 1440×2560-pixel display resolution
  • OS: Android 5.0
  • Processor: 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor
  • Memory: 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM
  • Camera: 21-megapixel back and 8-MP front snapper
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
  • Sensor: Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Price: Rs. 22, 999

LeEco Le Max 2

  1. Sony Xperia XA Ultra

Powered by Sony, Experia XA Ultra is another budget-friendly Phablet to be acquired this time. Embodied with advanced camera, Sony’s signature low-light sensor, sharp display, powerful processor, and latest Operating System, Sony Experia XA Ultra costs only Rs. 27, 690. Equipping with edge-to-edge display technology, this phablet delivers the most elegance and stunning look. Released in May of this year, this mid-ranged Phablet lined up a number of cutting-edge features and specs and here are some of them:

  • Screen: 6-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen mated on 1080 x 1920 pixels display resolution
  • OS: Android OS, v6.0.1 Marshmallow (upgradable to v7.0 Nougat)
  • Processor: Octa-core 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Memory: 16 GB ROM and 3 GB RAM
  • Camera: 21-megapixel back and 16-MP front snapper
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 2700 mAh battery
  • Sensor: Accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Price: Rs. 27, 690

Sony Xperia XA Ultra

  1. Gionee Marathon M5 Plus

Announced in December 2015, Gionee Marathon M5 Plus is a 6-inch screen Phablet available for Rs. 26, 999. With a highly influential battery, it can make it last for 48 hours on one single charge. Powered by latest processor and powerful Operating System, Gionee Marathon M5 Plus is worth buying for seekers of mid-range Phablets in India. With a modern fingerprint scanner, it delivers a better security edge to the users for the superior privacy of information in the gadget. Here are few other specs to explore:

  • Screen: 6.00-inch AMOLED touchscreen display with display resolution 1080*1920 pixels
  • OS: Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Processor: Mediatek MT6753 Octa-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Memory: 64 GB ROM and 3 GB RAM
  • Camera: 13-megapixel back and 5-MP front snapper
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5020 mAh battery
  • Sensor: Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Price: Rs. 26, 999

Gionee Marathon M5 Plus

  1. Xiaomi Mi Max

The Xiaomi Mi Max is a propelling legitimate of the 7-inch phablet in Smartphone arena. Personified with extremely high-end features, Xiaomi Mi Max is a decent option for the people about to purchase a larger screen Android phablet at a reasonable rate. Its powerful battery makes it long more than a day, no matter how heavy user you are. In addition to this, its updated OS and powerful processor make it run smoothly and deliver seamless performances to the users. Available in two memory variants, this phablet costs Rs. 14, 999 for 32GB variant and Rs. 19, 999 for 128 GB memory. Other spaces to look for:

  • Screen: 6.44 inches -inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • OS: Android OS, v6.0 Marshmallow
  • Processor: hexacore Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor
  • Memory: 32 GB ROM and 3 GB RAM
  • Camera: 16-megapixel back and 5-MP front snapper
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 4850 mAh battery
  • Sensor: Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Price: Rs. 14, 999

Xiaomi Mi Max

  1. Samsung Galaxy J7

The shiny and resilient metal frame embodied with an equilateral cut finish makes this phablet extremely chic to hold and carry. With metal finishing and larger AMOLED display make this flagship of Samsung more premium and modishness. It’s ultra-data saving mode, 4G connectivity, brighter camera, advanced processor, and latest Android Marshmallow OS, make this Smartphone worth having. Besides these factors, a number of more specifications are there which every smartphone lover must explore:

  • Screen: 5 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • OS: Android OS, v5.1 Lollipop (upgradable to v6.0.1 Marshmallow)
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Exynos 7580 Octa
  • Memory: 16 GB ROM and 1.5 GB RAM
  • Camera: 13-megapixel back and 5-MP front snapper
  • Battery: Removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
  • Sensor: Accelerometer, proximity
  • Price: Rs. 15, 590

Samsung Galaxxy J7

  1. OnePlus 2

At a mid-range price, OnePlus 2 is a high-end treat from OnePlus to its esteemed users. OnePlus 2 is the larger screen phablet with a lesser price range and is highly developed with modern tools and specs. With latest octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor, this Phablet is outlined to deliver ultra-modern performances. Fingerprint scanner, massive battery, larger and vivid display, and brighter camera are other key qualities of OnePlus 2. However, there are few other specs to check out:

  • Screen: 5 inches LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • OS: Android OS, v5.1 Lollipop (upgradable to v6.0.1 Marshmallow)
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 Octa-core (4×1.56 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.82 GHz Cortex-A57)
  • Memory: 16-GB ROM+1.5 GB RAM and 64-GB ROM+4 GB RAM
  • Camera: 13-megapixel back and 5-MP front snapper
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery
  • Sensor: Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Price: Rs. 22, 999

OnePlus Two

  1. LG G4

This giant phablet is powered by LG and delivers the best value for money. Priced at Rs. 31, 790, this phablet carries a bunch of advanced features and powerful specifications; this phone is a true mirror of mid-ranged phablet available in current market. Its premium back with metallic finish gives it an elegance and stunning look. Vivid screen, dazzling edge, high-clarity camera, and latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, this phablet is available for Rs. 31, 790 only.

  • Screen: 5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1440 x 2560 pixels display resolution
  • OS: Android OS, v5.1.1 Lollipop (upgradable to v6.0 Marshmallow)
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal memory
  • Camera: 16-megapixel back and 5-MP front snapper
  • Battery: Removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
  • Sensor: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, color spectrum
  • Price: Rs. 31, 790

LG G4

  1. Moto X Pure Edition

As its chic name, the Moto X Pure Edition is extremely stylish and eye-catching. Conveying a cost of Rs. 32, 990, this phablet is simply fabulous for mid-range phablet seekers. This high-end model has a lot of eye-catching specs, attractive back panel, water repellant quality, massive battery, exclusive color variants, turboPower charging facility, and other handy features to offer its users. What makes it trendier to hold is its larger screen size and metallic finish with slip edge. Other available specifications of Moto X Pure Edition are:

  • Screen: 7-inch 1440p Quad HD display mated on 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution
  • OS: Android OS, v5.1.1 Lollipop (upgradable to v6.0 Marshmallow)
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8992 Snapdragon 808
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM and 16/32/64 GB internal memory
  • Camera: 21-megapixel back and 5-MP selfie shooter
  • Battery: Non-removable 3000 mAh battery
  • Price: Rs. 32, 990

Moto X Pure Edition

Bottom line

These phablets listed in our above-described rundown are the real evidence that it is not really necessary to smolder a ton of money to get a high-end phablet in current time. Yes, it will be ideal if the phablet you purchase would be an edge to edge model with bigger screen and ultra-clarity and high-definition sound system. However, picking the best device usually relies on upon the individual needs and obviously the financial planning of the purchaser.

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Rohan Ganguly

Analytical and detail-oriented technology journalist, who is having a vast experience in writing news analysis. He is best known for breaking the news on burning issues and his love for nature.

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