Users of large phones see downsides -- but love them anyway

01/16/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

Those phones with 5-inch screens, which have become a surprise hit among consumers, are nonetheless posing some challenges as well -- such as how to fit the so-called "phablets" into pockets and the inability of students to hide them during classes. Huawei upped the ante last week by announcing a 6.1-inch smartphone. "I would say most days when I'm out and about people remark on the size of my phone," said Jeremy Roche, an owner of a Samsung Galaxy Note II.

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