Android co-founder Andy Rubin's Essential phone has started shipping to the customers.
Apple is widely expected to unveil the latest iteration of the iPhone in September, while smartphone market leader Samsung is holding an August 23 unveiling likely to launch its Galaxy Note 8 handset.
The company has said that it would ship the phone within seven days however it would be shipping only Black Moon.
The company’s “kiss” technology allows two computing devices to be held near each other and transfer large files such as movies in just a few seconds.
Essential phone sports a 5.7-inch display with QHD display panel with an effective resolution of 2560 x 1312 pixels and 19:10 aspect ratio.
The event hosted by Essential is limited to few people in Los Angeles as not everyone has got the invite for the event.
Some of the features of Essential phone, like a detachable 360-degree camera, are also available on Samsung models, which are bulkier. A release date for the phone will be announced next week, President Niccolo De Masi said in an interview
The company pointed that it wanted to achieve two main goals with the camera in the Essential PH-1.
Andy Rubin, creator of the Essential phone has announced that the company will ship its first devices in a few weeks.
Sharp has planned an announcement for a couple of bezel-less smartphones and there has been an image leaked in China, supposedly of one of the devices.
The blackout of information from the manufacturer on the status of the devices leaves those who have reserved the phone in a lurch.
Apple literally took away the “cool factor” from smartphones.
For the first time since 2014, Google mysteriously released an update for the Google Glass, the augmented reality device which Google stopped selling way back in January 2015.
Patently Apple has stumbled upon an old patent which was filed and granted before Essential unveiled its new phone this week.
Essential Products: Andy Rubin's fledgling startup aims to build better devices than either Apple or Google
What is Essential Products? How is it different from any number of other startups and smartphone makers out in the wild?
The company believes that the OS should not anticipate what the user will do next.
What Essential Home brings to the game is a round, auto-display. You can tap on it, ask questions directly or even glance at it to activate it.
Essential Phone will be powered by 64-bit Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 clocked at 2.45 GHz along with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage.
Rubin tweeted saying that he is ready to share whatever he is working on.
Lighthouse, an independent startup backed by Android creator Andy Rubin, has unveiled a home security camera that incorporates deep learning and 3D sensing technology.