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Best 5″ Large Display Screen Phablet Phones in India

Are you looking to purchase Samsung Galaxy Note or Note 2 just because its the only phone with large screen display? If yes, then you might be wrong. There are several smart phones are available in India with 5 inches or more display screen size.

The classifications of smart phone devices are done accordingly to their screen size, one with more than 7 inches display are formerly known as tablet PCs and one with less than 5 inches display screen measured diagonally are known to be smart phones with calling features. A new kind of classifications has emerged among the devices which falls between 5 inches and less than 7 inches display. A Phablet phone is one with more than 5 inches display and its intended for the use as smart phone.

Phablet phones were first introduced in 2011 as the Samsung Galaxy Note was launched by Korean giant released a 5.3 inches large screen display smart phone with best features that they can push. The result, Galaxy Note was a huge hit with millions of sales of the devices all over the world. Quickly LG Electronics announced the launch of LG Optimus Vu a 5 inches smart phone and then several manufacturers followed the same trend.

He we go through the list of the smart phones which are with 5 inches display screen and can be called as phablet phones –

Samsung Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 is truly a phablet phone designed for humans. Promoted as a revolutionary phone by Samsung, the total sales of this device has nearly touch 10 millions. Galaxy Note was announced during the IFA 2011 event with 5.3 inches Super AMOLED display screen. With brand promotions all over the world in every possible manner, Samsung has did everything for this phablet phone to be successful and it did paid them off. This is not just a phone as it includes S Pen Stylus which can be used with several dedicated apps like S Memo, S Calender, S Planner and lot more.

Samsung Galaxy NoteSamsung Galaxy Note is with the following hardware configurations –

  • 5.3 inches Super AMOLED display
  • 285 ppi pixel density
  • 1280 x 800 pixels resolution
  • 1.4 Ghz ARM Cortex A9 processor
  • Mali 400 MP for graphical support
  • 16GB/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM
  • Micro SD card slot supporting 32 GB of storage
  • 8 mega pixel camera on the rear side
  • 2 mega pixel front facing camera
  • 1080p full HD video recording
  • Android 2.3.5 upgradable to Android 4.0
  • 2500 mAh battery
  • S Pen Stylus

Galaxy Note was priced Rs 38,000 when launched but eventually its priced decreased further and its right now available in the market at a price of Rs 32,000.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Seeing a huge response, consumer expected that Galaxy Note N7000 successor will be launched soon and it turn out to be what was expected at IFA 2013 Samsung UnPacked event. This is certainly the upgraded version of its predecessor and still its yet to be launched in the market. Expected arrival is September last week.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has the following specifications –

  • 5.5 inches Super AMOLED display screen
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • 16 /32 /64 GB internal storage, 2 GB RAM
  • 8 mega pixel camera
  • Auto focus, LED Flash
  • Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS
  • Mali 400 GPU
  • Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  • Titanium Gray/ Marble White
  • 3100 mAh battery
  • Stylus S Pen

Samsung has priced Note 2 at Rs 39,000 in India with pre order available from various online buyers.

LG Optimus Vu

As soon as the Galaxy Note was launched, LG Electronics followed the trend quickly rushing for the Optimus Vu. With 5 inches touchscreen display, Optimus Vu was announced quickly but couldn’t be available for quick sales in major parts of the world. This device was spotted for hands-on at Mobile World Congress earlier this year but still it hasn’t made its presence in many of the countries.

LG Optimus VuLG Optimus Vu has the following specifications –

  • 5 inches HD IPS LCD touchscreen display
  • 256 ppi pixel density
  • 4: 3 aspect ratio
  • 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
  • 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
  • 1080p@30fps, LED video light
  • 1.3 mega pixel camera
  • Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
  • 1.3 Ghz dual core processor
  • ULP GeForce
  • 2080 mAh battery
  • Wi Fi, Wi Fi Direct, terrestrial DMB
  • HDMI, DLNA and various other features
  • 139.6mm × 90.4mm × 8.5mm
  • 168 grams weights

Optimus Vu is still to be launched in India and you can find further information about it at Optimus Vu specifications.

Spice Steller Horizon Mi 500

Finally Indian manufacturers break through in the large screen display started as Spice announced Steller Horizon Mi 500 with 5 inches capacitive touchscreen display and good enough specifications. This open the doors for the low end smart phones manufacturers to come out with 5 inches display phones. This introductions brings the dual SIM capable phablet phones in India and certainly priced on the lower side.

Spice Steller Horizon Mi 500Spice Steller Horizon has the following features and specifications –

  • 5 inches display screen
  • 480 x 800 pixel resolution
  • 1 Ghz Snapdragon dual core processor
  • Adreno 205 GPU
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 512 MB ROM
  • Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS
  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • 5 mega pixel camera
  • Auto focus, LED flash
  • Front Facing VGA camera
  • 2250 mAh battery
  • Dual SIM capabilities

Spice has priced Steller Horizon at Rs 12,000 in India. But this is not eventually with those quality produced by Samsung or LG.

Micromax Superfone A100

Micromax Superfone A 100 is a budget friendly smart phone flaunting with 5 inches display screen and Dual SIM GSM + GSM capabilities. This was launched in response with Spice Horizon.


Micromax A100Micromax A 100 has the following specifications and features –

  • 5-inch display with a resolution of 854×480 pixels
  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS
  • 2,000 mAh long lasting battery
  • 5 mega pixel camera
  • Dual SIM GSM + GSM connectivity
  • 4 GB internal memory
  • MicroSD card slot with support for up to 32GB of memory
  • Wi Fi, Wi Fi tether

Micromax A 100 is priced at Rs 9,999 and its among the best in Indian manufactured phablet phones.

Kobian Mercury MagiQ

Kobian also introduced Mercury MagiQ a 5 inches phablet phone with Dual SIM capabilities. Kobian Mercury MagiQThis is certainly not the fastest to compete with Samsung Galaxy Note and LG Optimus Vu but it has decent specifications considering the price.

Kobian Mercury MagiQ has the following specifications and features –

  • 5 inches capacitive touchscreen display
  • 1 Ghz single core processor
  • Android 4.0 ICS operating system
  • Dual SIM GSM + GSM support
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 4 GB internal memory
  • 32 GB micro SD card support
  • 12 mega pixel camera
  • Front facing camera
  • 13 hours talk time
  • 15 days standby time

Kobian has priced Mercury MagiQ at Rs at Rs 12,700 and its 2,000 Rs higher than the price of Micromax A100. You can find it any retail stores.

WickedLeak Wammy Note

Wicked Leak a tablets PC manufacturer in India, jumped into phablet phone when Micromax A100 and Spice Horizon have successfully launched their phablet phones. This is with dual SIM GSM + GSM suport and this is almost look like a china made Galaxy Note phone.

Wammy NoteWammy Note has the following features and specifications –

  • 5 inches display screen
  • 1 Ghz single core processor
  • 8 mega pixel camera rear side camera
  • Auto Focus, LED flash
  • 1.3 mega pixel front facing camera
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 4 GB internal memory
  • 2500 mAh battery
  • Micro SD card up to 32 GB
  • Dual SIM GSM + GSM support

This is priced at Rs 11,000 and can be purchased at the official WickedLeak site and other other dealers and retailers.

So which of these phablets phones did you find it handy?

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