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Apple discontinues iPhone 13 mini in the latest blow to small-screen phones

When Apple introduced the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro this week, the company noted that they’d have the same $799 and $999 starting prices as last year’s flagships. And, as is often the case, the company also announced it would keep some older models around at lower prices, which means you can now pick […]

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Do people still want “small” smartphones? (Apple may have overestimated demand for the iPhone 12 mini)

Smartphone screens have gotten larger and larger in recent years, but there are still some folks who prefer a model with a smaller display that’s easier to operate with one hand. So when Apple launched the iPhone 12 series last fall, the company included an iPhone 12 Mini with a relatively small (by recent standards) […]

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Unihertz Jelly 2 smartphone with a 3 inch screen coming soon for $129 and up (Kickstarter)

Unihertz is getting ready to launch yet another smartphone with a tiny screen. The new Unihertz Jelly 2 features the same MediaTek Helio P60 processor, 6GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage as the Unihertz Atom XL 4 that hit Kickstarter earlier this year. But it packs them into a more compact body. While the Atom […]

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Unihertz Atom XL 4 inch rugged smartphone hits Kickstarter

As promised, the latest small-screen smartphones from Unihertz is up for pre-order through a Kickstarter campaign starting today. The Unihertz Atom L and Unihertz Atom XL sports a 4 inch, 1136 x 640 pixel display, a MediaTek Helio P60 processor, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage, and a 48MP camera. It’s not the phone […]

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Unihertz Atom XL rugged 4 inch smartphone will cost $280 and up (or $169 and up during crowdfunding)

Smartphone screen sizes have crept ever-upward in recent years, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that the upcoming Unihertz Atom XL has a much larger screen than the original Atom. But it’s still pretty tiny by modern smartphone standards. The Unihertz Atom launched in 2018 with a 2.45 inch smartphone. The Atom XL has a […]

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Unihertz AtomXL 4 inch smartphone with a 48MP camera hits Kickstarter Feb 25th

The company that brought us the 2.45 inch Jelly smartphone in 2017 and the similarly-sized Atom a year later took a weird detour last year, by launching a BlackBerry clone called the Titan. Now Unihertz is returning to the small-screen smartphone space with a new model that’s larger… but still not very big. The upcoming Unihertz AtomXL will […]

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TCL may be taking the Palm name literally: 3.3 inch Palm smartphone leaked

It’s 2018 and smartphones with 6.4 inch displays don’t really seem all that strange anymore. So how do you make a device that stands out? Give it a tiny screen… or something. That seems to be the approach Chinese device maker TCL is planning to take with a new Palm-branded smartphone expected to launch sometime […]

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Ready for a 4.6 inch phone with 6GB of RAM, Snapdragon 820?

It’s hard to find a good smartphone with top-tier specs and a screen smaller than 5 inches. But it looks like a phone that matches that description may be on the way. An unnamed, unannounced device with a 4.6 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel display, 6GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon […]