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Get ready for Google’s new phablet ‘Shamu’ this month

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In a bid to intensify competition in big-size smartphone segment, Google is all set to release its next ‘Phablet’ with a 5.9-inch screen and a high-resolution display this month.

Motorola Mobility, the phonemaker told that that Google is selling to China’s Lenovo Group Ltd, is allegedly manufacturing the phone.

Google also plan to release a new version of its Android mobile-operating system at the same time.

In 2011, phablets accounted for 1 percent of the global smartphone shipments but this year, these devices will compose 24 percent of the market, according to a report by global consultancy firm Strategy Analytics.


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