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Counterclockwise: how big can mini phones get?

We have witnessed a steady growth of smartphone screen sizes, a process that isn’t showing signs of slowing down even though many handsets are already pushing up against 6 inches. Some bemoan the loss of small phones, taking solace in the occasional “mini” phone.

But we’ve also seen the term “mini” abused. The ZTE Axon mini from 2015 has a 5.2″ screen, which isn’t quite as advertised. Well, we suppose as the measurements of plus-sized phones grow then so must the dimensions of petite phones.

Here are some of the most famous minis in history. Note that we’re only including phones with…