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Mar 11, 2019
Google might bring the Android Q beta to several more smartphones this yearThe Android Q beta program is expected to be Pixel-exclusive for a couple of months.
Feb 08, 2019
Essential PH-2 design details surface online, reveal in-display front-facing cameraThe Essential PH-2 could feature an in-display front camera with a translucent glass panel.
May 28, 2018
Essential founder Andy Rubin clarifies that he is not selling the company but is looking for more investors: ReportAndy Rubin reportedly added that rumours about a buy out will only worsen their fundraising efforts.
Mar 05, 2018
Andy Rubin's Essential patented a pop-up selfie camera design a year before Vivo brought it to the APEX smartphone at MWCEssential was granted a patent back in 2017 where it wanted to maximise the usable screen area of a smartphone with an implementation similar to Vivo's.
Feb 13, 2018
Google shipped approximately 3.9 million Pixel smartphones in 2017 says IDC dataGoogle's shipments have doubled since 2016 but that statistic is misleading since the Google Pixel was launched in Oct 2016, allowing just 2 months time.
Dec 01, 2017
Essential PH-1 camera gets a major update that brings a portrait mode and exposure compensation to the deviceThe update has enabled Portrait mode for the Essential PH-1, something that was lacking at its launch considering it came with a dual camera setup.
Nov 15, 2017
Essential opens its developer portal for Ph-1; users can now download Android Oreo 8.0-based betaEssential joins its competition Samsung, Huawei, OnePlus and HTC to test the beta versions of its upcoming Android Oreo-based update.
Oct 17, 2017
Andy Rubin's Essential sued over connector technology used in PH-1 smartphone and camera accessoryPrivately owned Keyssa backed by iPod co-creator Tony Fadell is suing Essential Products accusing it of theft of trade secrets in a lawsuit filed on Monday.
Sep 06, 2017
Essential Phone is probably the worst smartphone to repair; gets a 1/10 repairability rating from iFixitEssential Phone, one of the most anticipated smartphones launched this year, is not very repairable, receiving a repairability score of just 1/10 on iFixit
Aug 26, 2017
Andy Rubin's Essential PH-1 smartphone shipments have begunAndroid co-founder Andy Rubin's Essential phone has started shipping to the customers.