electronic device with features of both a smartphone and a tablet

A phablet (/ˈfæblət/) is a type of mobile device designed to combine the format of smartphones and tablet computers. The name itself is a combination of the words phone and tablet.

Samsung's Galaxy Note series (Note 10, Note 10+, and Note 10 pictured)

Phablets have screens that measure diagonally 5.1–6.99 inches (130–178 mm).[1] This size allows for activities such as mobile web browsing and watching videos.


  1. Newman, Jared (April 2, 2013). "Phablets Are a Niche, Not a Fad". Time.