The market for hybrid smartphone and tablet devices is promising, especially following the recent releases of the Samsung Galaxy Note and Dell Streak. These hybrid smart devices have the potential to emerge as the next big deal in the mobile device and tablet market and generate substantial opportunities for mobile operators, handset and laptop OEMs, IC vendors, and content companies. This report highlights key drivers and barriers faced by hybrid smart devices. Additionally, the new devices’ designs and sizes and user experiences are highlighted and discussed. Regional and country level forecasts demonstrate the potential market value for handset OEMs and IC vendors.