Essential PH2 may have a camera behind the display
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Innovation a year before others 

Andy Rubin’s team at the Essential phone company is working on its long awaited  PH2 phone. The Essential PH-1 created a lot of buzz, but failed to bring enough money to the company. Now the company is planning to launch the PH-2 and that might be the first phone with a front facing camera behind the display.

Essential says a third of its staff not essential
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Andy Rubin’s post-Android dream appears to be a nightmare

A start-up founded by the creator of Android has laid off about a third of its staff.

Essential surplus to requirements
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Friday, 25 May 2018 10:40

Essential surplus to requirements


Andy Rubins cancels phone development

Andy Rubin's Essential Products business is considering selling itself and has cancelled development of a new smartphone.

Essential phones available in parts of Europe
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UK, France, Japan, and Canada

We got a note from the nice people at Essential  that PH1 phone and accessories are swarming over some parts of Europe, Canada and Japan too.

Essential promises better camera
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Monday, 09 April 2018 17:43

Essential promises better camera


The one after PH-1

Andy Rubin’s unicorn startup, the one that carriers the Essential name, has promised a better camera for the successor to the PH-1.

Essential hints at pop up camera
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Monday, 05 March 2018 12:10

Essential hints at pop up camera


PH-2?

The Essential, the company started by Andy Ruben has been up for a tough start but there is a big indication that Snapdragon 845 powered new version of the phone is right around the corner.

Essential PH1 Android 8.1 beta OTA arrives
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Friday, 23 February 2018 12:06

Essential PH1 Android 8.1 beta OTA arrives


All new colors shipping  

Essential - the phone launched by Andy Ruben and a bunch of other ex-Googlers has launched three new colors and announced Oreo Android 8.1 OTA beta too.

Essential phone PH-1 is now $499
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Monday, 23 October 2017 09:31

Essential phone PH-1 is now $499


A Snapdragon 835 at great price

Essential phone PH-1 sales are slower than the company bosses expected, and the company has decided to cut the price by $200.

Essential sued by Keyssa
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Tuesday, 17 October 2017 11:51

Essential sued by Keyssa

 
Trade secrets were stolen

Keyssa, a wireless technology company backed by iPod creator and Nest founder Tony Fadell has filed a lawsuit against Essential claiming that the outfit nicked trade secrets and breached their nondisclosure agreement.

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Sony announces three SD memory cards

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