Giant Screens Are a Trend or a Fad?

Goes the trend towards larger and larger displays on smartphones, or is that just a fad?

Smart phones with large screens are no longer rare in the cityscape. The question is whether this is a trend or a fad.

Samsung dominates in the large sizes with Galaxy Note series. Note II have 5.5 inch screen, but the rumor about a Note III with whole 6.3 screen, flourishing already out on the Web.

According to a study from research firm Flurry, however, it is still phones in more “ordinary” sizes, which is the most widely used, write our site.

The so-called phablets, smartphones with screens from 5 to 6.9 inch, constitute currently only 2 percent of the world market.

Smartphones with screen sizes from 3.5 to 4.9 inches with a market share of 70 percent.

Flurry mentions phablets as a fad, but it’s IDC disagree with. They point to phones with 5-inch screens went from 1.2 million units in 2011 to 29.7 million last year.