If you believe in Nokia, then you also have to believe that the Finnish giant is currently making a large phablet device. The rumors of Nokia trying its hands at a 6-inch phablet device are not new. Few days back, the actual device was spotted in full action. Now if a new report is to be believed, then yes, Nokia is very interested in manufacturing a high-end phablet device.
The latest proof came from a Chinese site IC Tech, who is believed to the name behind leaking alleged picture of Nokia unnamed phablet device. It is said that Nokia's first phablet device powered by Windows Phone 8 should be out sometime later this year. The production has already started and the panel you see in the picture confidently throws light on Nokia's ambitious plans.
ICT Tech claims that the screen size will be around 6-inches, but nothing is confirmed at the moment. The leaked panel also shows a front facing camera on the front and Windows logo. Well, this is unknown at the moment.
Besides this, one cannot say when Nokia will announce its first phablet globally. Microsoft is expected to roll out GDR3 updated in December. The new update will allow vendors like Nokia to manufacture Full High definition handsets with Quad-core processor inside. Recently, Nokia announced its biggest screen ducked handset - the Lumia 625.
Until now, the Finnish giant was aloof from large screen size handset market. Its competitors are making already making handsets above 4.5-inches from a very long time. Moreover, the phablet market has become more matured in the recent month. Earlier the tech vendors were using 720p HD panels to manufacture large sized handsets. Now more and more consumers are opting for bigger display handsets for entertainment purposes. Players like Samsung, Sony and Huawei have already launched their respective phablet devices.
The hotly anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is said to have a whooping 6-inch Full HD display, and one could expect the unveiling on September 6 at IFA Berlin. Sony India has already sent an invite to us for the launch of Xperia Z Ultra on July 30. Stay tuned to GizBot.