Yes. Which is why I was hoping to find something beyond that trend. Great if someone needs casual background music and low displacement requirements, but IME, the best of both worlds (good low-high SPL performance/low distortion) starts at around 8" for my use. God help us if audiophilia becomes based on what marketers push. Their criteria tends to follow the, 'more we can fit in a shipping container, the better.'
Personally, I can't think of another time in my history of having been so underwhelmed by speakers than what is popular now.