August 6, 2012 | by Natesh Sood
Fans of larger smartphones on Verizon were only recently able to purchase the Galaxy S III with its 4.8 inch screen, but are unable to get their hands on the Samsung Galaxy Note with its mighty 5.3 inch screen.
According to a recent report by Digitimes, Verizon customers may soon be able to buy a 5 inch smartphone courtesy of HTC by September or October. Unnamed industry sources indicate HTC will soon launch a smartphone with a 5 inch display with resolution of 1794 x 1080. A full HD screen on a smartphone would make viewing videos and other media a great experience. Other related rumors suggests the HTC phablet will feature stylus support (something we’ve previously seen in the HTC Flyer) and a quad-core processor.
If HTC actually plans on launching such a device for Verizon, it is going to have to compete with a strong Samsung Galaxy Note II. It will be interesting to see if Verizon manages to secure the Galaxy Note II or passes it in favor of the HTC 5 inch device.