HP to introduce several new phablets in the coming weeks
HP is ready to announce new models affordable phablets in the coming weeks
HP is getting ready to introduce several new large-sized smartphones in the coming months. The news comes from The Information that quotes sources close to HP. The upcoming phablets will be with sizes of the displays between 6 and 7 inches. They will be capable for voice calls over a cellular network. The sources reveal that the plus-sized smartphones will be offered at price around $200-$250. This means that the phablets will be mid-range devices with decent specs but not the high-end features that we have seen in the latest models handsets by the mobile giants.
The large-sized smartphones are one of the fastest growing trends in the mobile arena especially in the last year. Most of the companies have already released their own models phablets. It is good to see that HP is also working on big-sized smartphones. The sources do not reveal more details about the upcoming phablets. The speculations on the topic suggest that the new devices will probably arrive with 720p displays, perhaps LCD. The processors are most likely to be Snapdragon 400 chips. It is expected that the storage in the phablets will not be enormous to help for the low price. The predictions for the primary camera suggest 5MP rare shooter. The new phablets by HP will probably hit the developing markets where customers are looking for mid-range to low-range devices at affordable price. The expectations reveal that we might see them in India and China among other markets.
The latest attempt of HP to succeed on the market for smartphones was with the iPaq models that could not win the interest of users. The affordable phablets are a new opportunity of the company to compete on the mobile arena. The new devices should arrive sometime in the next weeks according to sources. We will provide you with the newest information as soon as possible. Stay tuned.
Source: The Information