Essential Phone

You Can Now Beta Test Android 8.0 Oreo on the Essential Phone

You Can Now Beta Test Android 8.0 Oreo on the Essential Phone

Essential today released the first beta build of Android 8.0 Oreo for the Essential Phone. The Essential Phone runs on a stock build of Android and the Oreo experience on the device is not going to be any different. 

Essential to Offer Free Phones to Customers Involved in the Personal Data Leak

Essential to Offer Free Phones to Customers Involved in the Personal Data Leak

Essential has announced that it will offer a free unit of the Essential Phone to customers who were recently part of an internal company deficiency, resulting in 70 users having their private data shared with a handful of other customers.

The Essential Phone is Now Shipping

The Essential Phone is Now Shipping

The Essential Phone, a brand new smartphone with an edge-to-edge display design from the Essential company, has been a long time coming.

Essential Phone Review Roundup: Excellent Build Quality and Display, Mediocre Camera

Essential Phone Review Roundup: Excellent Build Quality and Display, Mediocre Camera

After a couple of months of delay, Andy Rubin’s Essential confirmed that it would start shipping the Essential Phone to customers who pre-ordered it from later this week. Now, with the phone also hitting Sprint stores, the first batch of Essential Phone reviews are also out.

Essential Phone Pre-Orders to Start Shipping Within 7 Days

Essential Phone Pre-Orders to Start Shipping Within 7 Days

After months of delay, Andy Rubin’s Essential has finally provided customers who pre-ordered the handset with a confirmed shipped date. The email from Essential says that their pre-ordered Essential Phone is ready and will be shipped out to them within 7 days.

Essential Phone Final Shipping Date Will Be Revealed ‘in a Week’

Essential Phone Final Shipping Date Will Be Revealed ‘in a Week’

It is going to be almost three months since Andy Rubin unveiled the Essential Phone. While the phone was supposed to go on sale after a month of its unveiling, the promised time frame came and went by with no word from the company.

Head of UX at Essential Leaves Company for Google

Head of UX at Essential Leaves Company for Google

Essential, a smartphone startup founded by ex-Googler Andy Rubin, is going through a tumultuous time even before the product is released. The company’s head of UX, Liron Damir, has apparently left Essential and joined Google to lead the Google Home design team. The Essential Phone, as it is known, packs a pretty attractive hardware specs sheet, and a design to rival even the best in the industry.

Essential Phone to Ship ‘in a Few Weeks’

Essential Phone to Ship ‘in a Few Weeks’

The Essential Phone from Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone was supposed to have shipped to customers who pre-ordered it by now. However, after its unveiling, Essential has essentially been silent about their phone and its shipping time. The phone was initially supposed to ship within a month of its unveiling.  

Sprint Will be the Exclusive Carrier for the Essential Phone

Sprint Will be the Exclusive Carrier for the Essential Phone

Back in May, Andy Rubin’s new company, Essential, unveiled the Essential Phone — their first smartphone, which features minimized bezels and Android on board.

Most of the U.S. Carriers Confirm They Will Support the Essential Phone

Most of the U.S. Carriers Confirm They Will Support the Essential Phone

Earlier today, Andy Rubin and his new company, Essential, officially took the wraps off their first flagship smartphone, aptly known as the Essential Phone.