Ahead of the Computer Electronics Show (“CES”), which will be between January 8 – 11, 2013, a video was leaked showing a massive 6.1-inch Huawei phone. The device is said to have 1080p display, 2GB of memory, and a 1.8Ghz quad-core processor: By comparison, Samsung’s (SSNLF) current Galaxy Note II is 6.3-inch, and it was reported by CNET that the Note III will have a 6.3-inch display.
EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer’s Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys Stocks Under $10 that he thinks could potentially double. See what he’s trading today with a 14-day FREE pass.Analysis: There is no end yet to the trend for ever-increasing display sizes for smartphones. The devices are comparably as big as tablets, but tablets start at 7-inches. Popular smartphones are typically from 4- to 4.8-inches. Comparing the screen sizes for the most popular smartphones:
- Apple (AAPL) iPhone 5 – 4.0 inch
- Google (GOOG) Nexus 4 – 4.7 inch
- Samsung Galaxy III – 4.8 inch
In the display market:1) Corning (GLW) makes gorilla glass for smartphone display screens 2) Universal Display (PANL): This company supplies OLED components to Samsung 3) NVIDIA Corp. (NVDA): Its mobile processors are used in cell phones, tablets and auto infotainment systems. NVIDIA is also reportedly planning the release of its very own handheld gaming console.
Written by Kapitall’s Chris Lau .