@polychrome There's a joke in Futurama about how tiny cell phones are getting that seems very opposite-of-reality these days.

@noelle nobody expected that joke to get dated so fast.

@polychrome @noelle who knows, maybe the trend will reverse again? back when futurama was new cellphones were getting ridiculously small and the funny observation was older people constantly moving the phone between their ear and their mouth so that the other person could hear them.

@fluffy @polychrome @noelle There are the Unihertz and Palm phones. Though I doubt they'll go beyond the niche they're in since most UIs expect way larger screens.

@Asimech @polychrome @noelle Oh, I hadn't seen unihertz before! But yeah those are smol phones but they're also distinct outliers.

@Jessica I like phones that fit in my (small) pockets tho~

... and a touchscreen that I can use with one hand can't hurt.

@Jessica I still feel the sheer size when I sit down with it in my pocket c-c

@Jessica girl pants don't have other pockets.

I may have to make a thigh holster.

@Jessica yeah this is really not suitable for my use case - I rarely use my phone for videos longer than a meme clip someone sent me and most of the video media I do watch are 4:3 TV episodes from the 70's - 90's. I play games on my ODroid Go Advance.

@Jessica I've got about the same specs with a Snapdragon 845. I don't think it's stupid to not use all that power - I just don't feel obligated when I am already in my comf zone :3

@polychrome I have considered getting one of those prison butt-phones as a keychain trinket, for emergency use.

@polychrome Actually, the "then" should be this. So when it comes to size, it didn't change that much. 😂

@polychrome The next step would be a VR phone which sticks to your face all day, just to make you more addictive.

@st3r3otype her Artemis Bow (4th power) can be ridiculously powerful actually, with the right mods. It can surprise people.

It's also a weapon that you can sneak into restricted armament weapons.

@polychrome It's funny that we've made 6+ inch phones the norm while the Galaxy Mega was considered gigantic when it came out in 2013 with a 6.3 inch screen (later 5.8 in).
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