Samsung Launches New Phone, Dubbed Tonolith

ImageYesterday, Samsung announced that it started production on the Galaxy Giant, a 58.3-inch ¬†Android smartphone that stands almost five feet tall. The phone packs a 1.4GHz Snapdragon processor, 16GB of onboard memory, and the usual layer of TouchWiz. Samsung made it clear that “this is not a tablet or television. It’s simply a large smartphone that we know our customers will love.” Cynics, who felt that the “phablet” definition no longer applies, have dubbed the device a “tonolith,” after the large obsidian slab featured in Stanley Kubrick’s 1968 film,¬†2001: A Space Odyssey. Continue reading “Samsung Launches New Phone, Dubbed Tonolith”