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Get ready for Google 'phablet' this month

In a bid to intensify competition in big-size smartphone segment, Google is all set to release its next “Phablet” with a 5.9-inch screen and a high-resolution display this month.

By:IANS
| Updated on: Oct 10 2014, 10:35 IST
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In a bid to intensify competition in big-size smartphone segment, Google is all set to release its next "Phablet" with a 5.9-inch screen and a high-resolution display this month.

Named Shamu (killer whale), the new Nexus phone will be larger than Apple's iPhone 6 Plus (5.5 inches) and Samsung Galaxy Note (5.7 inches), Wall Street Journal reported.

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Motorola Mobility, the phonemaker that Google is selling to China's Lenovo Group Ltd, is reportedly manufacturing the phone.

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Google also plan to release a new version of its Android mobile-operating system simultaneously.

In 2011, phablets accounted for 1% of the global smartphone shipments but this year, these devices will make up 24% of the market, according to a report by global consultancy firm Strategy Analytics.

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First Published Date: 10 Oct, 10:30 IST
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