The smartphone that thinks it’s a tablet

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  1. TheKid7

    TheKid7 Registered Member

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    Review: Asus FonePad. You may feel a bit of a spanner
    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/06/12/review_asus_fonepad_tablet_phone/
     
  2. roger_m

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    Seems way too big to be used as a phone. Although phablets are increasingly getting bigger screens with many now having a screen size larger than 5.5 inches up 6.5 inches, 7 inches is getting a bit ridiculous.
     
  3. farmerlee

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    Way too big imo. Although i used to think anything over 4 inches was too big I have slowly changed my opinion. These days i find the 5" screen on my galaxy S4 to be about the right size, not too small to use and not too big to fit nicely in my pocket.
     
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    My 4.3" phone sometimes seems to big. It doesn't help that I've got a tpu case on it which adds to its size, but even without the case it still seems a bit on the big size, and previous 4" phone seemed like a better size in some ways.
     
  5. TheKid7

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    I don't see any place in the USA that sells the ASUS FonPad (unlocked).

    Are there any unlocked alternatives to the ASUS FonPad?

    I know someone who has a Samsung Galaxy Note 2. I want something a little bigger than the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, even though it will not fit in my pocket. I saw a Samsung Galaxy Note 8, but it is not a Cell Phone.

    Thanks in Advance.
     
  6. roger_m

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    I found a few on Google.
     
  7. TheKid7

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    Thank you.

    I was hoping that ASUS would have a model which is fully compatible with USA Networks. The International Version only works at EDGE Network (2G?) speeds.
     
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    Next step, 80s touch style boombox, carried on your shoulder.
    Mrk
     
  9. roady

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    Huawei Ascend Mate is 6.1 inch and Samsung's Galaxy Mega has 2 versions,a 5.8 and a 6.3 inch screen...
     
  10. TheKid7

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    Thank you.

    The Samsung's Galaxy Mega 6.3" really looks nice.
     
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