Underdog Samsung Galaxy Note.phone manufacturer ZTE is reportedly cooking up two massive smart phones, boasting 'phablet'-size screen real estate that could rival the
The news comes via Reuters, which reckons the Skate-making company is plotting to launch the duo of enormo-phones before the end of the year.
"We want to come up with the next generation of a Galaxy Note-type product," ZTE's head of handset strategy said. "A combo product of handsets and tablets."
Zero points for originality then, but ZTE has crafted a few tasty gadgets in recent times -- the Skate Acqua is set to offer an attractive screen and a price tag that won't make your money leap out of your wallet and try to escape under the door.is a decent smart phone, while the
As such, I'm intrigued to see what ZTE can cook up. The company crept into the smart phone market making budget-friendly phones for operators -- the same way HTC got started.
The problem, as you might have guessed, is that not many people have heard of the China-based company. Shoppers looking for a new gadget to fill their pockets have, on the other hand, heard of companies like Samsung, HTC or Apple.
While I know many folks out there are hungry for bigger and bigger screens, the Galaxy Note is likely to stop even the most pixel-hungry gadgeteers in their tracks -- it's absolutely huge, and if you use it as a phone you'll look like you're engrossed in conversation with a briefcase.
As it comes equipped with a funny little stylus however, the Note is perfect for playing.
Are you a fan of massive phones? What could ZTE do to produce a desirable alternative to the Note? Let me know in the comments, or over on our Facebook wall.