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Just a reminder that the Essential Phone exists and it has a fresh software update
The Feburary update has only been out for a few days and, again, it takes an upstart to deliver the quickest update on their only phone.
Essential Phone now out of stock at company’s website [U]
After 16 months on the market, Essential is running out of stock of its first product while third-party sellers are trying to get rid of theirs.
Essential Audio Adapter HD near ready for release
During the company’s monthly Reddit AMA sesh, Essential also confirmed Android Q would be coming and that scrolling can be fixed-ish.
Google pisses off Pixel owners by changing battery settings for them
In fact, any smartphone owner who had Android Pie on their device was susceptible to this seemingly random toggling of power saver settings…
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Essential Phone notch options experience a notch in availability
The options to have the “ears” blend in or stay out of the way were available on the Essential Phone in Android Oreo… but not Pie? Why?
Essential Phone gets Audio Adapter HD mod, Tidal freebie and audio-improving update
The Essential Phone will soon be compatible with a premium sound accessory, already supporting master-quality audio, and scoring free Tidal content.
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Essential Phone will get standard 3-year software update schedule
The company insists that the Essential PH-1 will remain on its normal software update schedule through mid-2020, even as the fate of the company is uncertain.
Bloomberg: Andy Rubin selling Essential, stopping second phone work
Rubin himself has not denied that the company was for sale or confirmed that the Essential Phone sequel was still alive, just that some projects were “canceled” for what will hopefully be “bigger hits.”
Sharp Aquos R2 pairs ‘high speed’ IGZO screen with unique dual rear camera setup
Inspired by the Essential Phone rather than Apple’s iPhone X, the 6-inch “edgeless” Sharp Aquos R2 packs a Snapdragon 845 processor and two somewhat unusual rear-facing cameras.
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Essential Phone 2 will be “improving” on the camera
The design of the first Essential Phone was controversial. The camera’s usefulness was, too. At least we know where the priorities are for next time around.
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The Essential Phone 2 will be a kick-ass phone
The Essential Phone 2 will be a kick-ass phone, if the company doesn’t mess it up. And, for that, it not only has to address the flaws of the Essential PH-1, but also go back to the drawing board when it comes to some aspects of the future device.
Essential Phone patched of KRACK with Android 7.1.1 update
The Essential Phone is getting a fix for one scary Wi-Fi vulnerability. On the other hand, some big feature improvements are also in this update.
Drooling over that iPhone X notch? These two apps let you easily add it to any Android device
Why would anyone want to voluntarily give up precious screen real estate on their Android devices? To spoof the iPhone X, of course.
“The world’s smallest laser” is one of the next accessories for the Essential Phone
Also, what will basically be an aux cord for the Essential Phone into your car stereo system — since, you know, it lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Sprint’s ‘exclusive’ Essential Phone pre-orders are underway with Flex Lease discounts
Andy Rubin’s much-hyped Essential Phone is moving one giant step closer to wide US availability today, as Sprint kicks off pre-orders.
Essential Phone from Canada’s Telus is a terrifying $1,050
That’s US$825, or about an 18 percent premium on what the Essential PH-1 is marked for in the United States. Shipping begins within a month.
Yet another key Essential executive leaves the startup before the PH-1 is actually released
The Essential Phone still hasn’t started to ship, and Andy Rubin just lost his third top employee in less than a month, this time to Google.
Essential Phone combines modularity with a simple but striking design and top-shelf specs
Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone brings us a step closer to the bezelless dream while experimenting with modular accessories, 360 camera included.