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Huawei trademarks PhoPad name in the U.S.

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Huawei trademarks PhoPad name in the U.S.
China based Huawei could be bringing some competition for the Asus Padfone. Or perhaps they are about to break the 7 inch screen barrier for a phone. All we know is that the OEM has trademarked the name PhoPad with the USPTO and it could refer to a phone/tabet combination like the AsusPadfone in which the phone syncs with a tablet dock and powers the slate.

Another possibility is that they will be presenting a phone with a screen so large, it could be referred to as a tablet. The actual patent doesn't clear things up as it refers to a mobile phone and a tablet computer.

Last January, at CES 2013, Huawei introduced the Huawei Ascend Mate whose 6.1 inch screen was the largest on a smartphone at that time. Now eclipsed by the 6.4 inch Sony Xperia Z Ultra, will Huawei be reclaiming the spot as manufacturer of the largest screened smartphone? After all, CES 2014 is exactly one month away.

Huawei trademarks PhoPad name

Huawei trademarks PhoPad name


source: USPTO via Phandroid

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posted on 07 Dec 2013, 12:40 2

1. avin007 (Posts: 139; Member since: 28 Feb 2013)


Damn!!! this name is so cheezy.....really the people behind the naming have no sense of creativity.....

posted on 07 Dec 2013, 13:56 2

4. Altair (Posts: 337; Member since: 02 Feb 2012)


Do you really expect creativity from Chinese copycat company?

posted on 07 Dec 2013, 13:04 1

2. N-fanboy (Posts: 538; Member since: 12 Jan 2013)


The minute i read the name 'phopad' i imagined an old chinease guy (with an accent) saying it.

posted on 07 Dec 2013, 13:52

3. superfans (Posts: 151; Member since: 30 Jul 2012)


Why does it sounds like a brands or name for sanitary pad ?

posted on 07 Dec 2013, 15:34

5. hurrycanger (Posts: 1260; Member since: 01 Dec 2013)


PhoPad? I love Phở. xD

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