Samsung gives 7 reasons why a phablet is “better”

Samsung lifting the lid on the Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus on the 13th of August is probably the worst kept secret in the smartphone industry these days. To make sure that buyers are drawn to its upcoming phablets, Samsung has come up with “7 Reasons Why Bigger is Better” (bigger meaning phablets) and posted them on its official blog Samsung Tomorrow.


Here are the 7 reasons why phablets are better:

Taking Pictures

While a bigger screen won’t necessarily improve the quality of a phone’s camera, it will help you take better pictures. Whether you’re shooting a selfie, trying to isolate the right subject to focus on or deciding which filter to use, the larger display gives you a clearer image of what you are photographing.

Filming Videos

When it comes to content, video is king. No other media captures the essence of all of life’s precious moments better, and, like photos, creating videos is easier with a bigger screen. It also makes editing, which can involve continuous dragging, dropping and other touch controls, a breeze. This means better videos can be created by just about anyone, driving more social sharing of inspiring stories and informative narratives.

Read More, Do More

Whether you’re browsing the web or delving deep into an e-book, bigger screens are better for a number of reasons. First of all, you can see far more content on a larger screen. This means a broader overview of your social network feeds and less scrolling when reading long articles.

More display real estate also allows users to split screens into two panes, so multiple apps can be accessed side-by-side at the same time, allowing for increased productivity. You can enjoy your favorite movie or novel without disruption while you check an urgent message from your friend. Finally, bigger screens (and subsequently bigger text) decrease eye strain, which creates a more comfortable user experience.

Emailing and Messaging

When video chatting isn’t possible, a bigger screen allows for easier and more efficient emailing and text messaging. Thanks to a larger touch keyboard, users can say farewell to fat-fingered, awkward typos and select appropriate emoticons effortlessly. Likewise, a more sizeable space makes it easier to doodle, write and perform other various chatting tasks.

Doing Business

Mobile phones with bigger screens, which are often equipped with a pen (like the Galaxy Note’s S Pen), are useful for writing memos, annotating documents or even drawing diagrams. When paired with note-taking apps, large-screened devices are a great tool for improving collaboration within a business, as ideas from meetings or presentations can be quickly jotted down and shared with colleagues.

Watching Movies

This is an obvious one, of course, but important, nonetheless. A bigger, clearer display ensures that you catch all of the action, romance and drama of your favorite movies, thus making for a better viewing experience. This is especially important when you’re on the go and without access to a television.

Playing Games

While some games work well on small displays, with others, you really benefit from a larger display. Games look more vivid and realistic, and the game’s buttons and controls are larger and easier to press. Tapping, in general, is a more accurate experience, meaning you have a much better possibility of beating your high score (and gaining the bragging rights that come along with it).

Do these reasons make you want to get your hands on the unannounced Samsung Galaxy Note 5 or Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus once the phablets are available? Drop a comment on our Phones LTD Facebook page.

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