Google Nexus 6 Review
Phablet. It's the worst word, a word only spoken with an apology — or maybe with a proviso. "I hate saying this word, but it's the only way to describe this thing." But it's just a word. And like all good words, it accurately connotes the thing you want to reference. It's more economical than "gigantic phone" and, honestly, more accurate. A phablet is not a phone; it's something else.
In fact, there's a certain satisfaction in using it. When a word not only refers to a thing but also itself feels just as unwieldy as that thing, that is a good word. A powerful word, a word that gets things done and isn't worried about how silly it looks doing it. The Nexus 6 is a phablet. It's also the showcase for the newest version of Android, 5.0 Lollipop. As with other Nexus devices, it will likely be one of the only phones to run Android without extra, unwanted software you get from carriers and manufacturers. That's a big deal for some people. Assuming you aren't put off by the size or the $649 off-contract pricing. Assuming that you don't really want just a phone. Because the Nexus 6 isn't a phone. It's a phablet...Read more!