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Essentially Gone: Not Even Andy Rubin Can Build an Android Company

Several years ago, when Andy Rubin left Google to create Essential Products which later produced the Essential phone, there was […]

Essential Phone Gets Android Oreo After All

It’s been roughly 5 months since Essential started working to bring Android Oreo to its PH-1 smartphone. After testing Android […]

Essential Launches Three New Limited Edition Colors for Its Flagship Phone

As promised, Essential is coming out with three new limited edition colours for its flagship smartphone, the PH-1. Despite selling […]

Essential Needs a Do-Over, Not a New Color (Premium)

Essential certainly doesn’t need any more bad press. But it brought this one on itself. To access this post, you […]

Google Pixel and Essential were 2017’s High-Profile Flagship Failures (Premium)

Two of the most eagerly-awaited smartphone flagships of 2017 were epic sales failures. To access this post, you must purchase […]

Android 8.0 Arrives for the Essential Phone as a Beta

Essential is today releasing the first ever build of Android 8.0 (Oreo) for the Essential PH-1 today. Essential announced the […]

Essential Phone Gets a Permanent $200 Price Cut

23 Oct 17 | Android, Essential, Windows

Essential announced this weekend that its first smartphone, the PH-1, is getting a permanent $200 price cut. Now, the unlocked […]

Essential Has Allegedly Only Sold 5,000 Phones

28 Sep 17 | Android, Essential, Windows

A market researcher claims that Essential has only sold 5,000 units of its first handset, the PH-1, through Sprint, its […]