Editor's Comments: Where will it end?

There was a time, just over a decade ago, when small phones were all the rage.

4th May, 2013
'The new generation of super-sized phones has spawned the market segment of the "phablet", where phone and tablet meet'.

There was a time, just over a decade ago, when small phones were all the rage.

The smaller the phone, the bigger the price tag, as manufacturers strove to pack in all the features into ever more discreet casings. The Motorola Startac was one of those early objects of desire. As was the Nokia 8810. And Ericsson had a series of tiny flip phones.

One of the best phones I ever owned was an Ericsson T39,...

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