When Did Small Phones Become Crappy Phones?

via John Gruber. Sam Biddle, Gizmodo:

There was a time when you could buy something that was compact, fast, and beautiful. That time is over. “Smaller” is just a polite way to say “here’s the bad version for cheap people.” And that’s really awful.

A large billfold is not my style; I am happy my iPhone 4S is about the size of my credit card wallet.