The upcoming Sony Xperia Compact (140x68.9x8.9mm) seems big to me. Maybe iPhone 13 mini (131.5x64.2x7.4mm) would come with USB-C charging. I really enjoy the size of my XZ1 Compact (129x65x9.3mm).
I started my "smartphone adventure" with a Sony Xperia U, their models are so underrated ! I think this is the latest brand to think of enthusiasts, but MKBHD on YouTube explains that better than me