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The Essential Phone might possibly, just maybe, get Android Q

If it receives Android Q, the Essential Phone would be one of a few Android smartphones to get three major OS updates.
by Williams Pelegrin11 hours ago

Latest Essential Phone camera app update brings back “tiny planet” videos

It's the Essential Phone camera app's second update in as many weeks.
by Williams PelegrinJune 15, 2018

Essential’s second module brings back the headphone jack

Essential's Audio Adapter HD gets fancy with its hi-res DAC, but the real attraction is the reintroduction of the headphone jack.
by Williams PelegrinJune 8, 2018

Essential Phone in 2018: Fantastic, if you don’t care about your camera

We wanted to take a second look to see if the Essential Phone is actually worth buying in 2018, or if you should hold off for the Essential Phone 2.
by Jimmy WestenbergMay 8, 2018

Get the Android P Pixel Launcher right here

If you want to test out the latest launcher Google is cooking up for the Pixel line with Android P, look no further.
by John DyeMarch 7, 2018

Essential Phone to come in three new, limited edition colors (Update)

If you're quick, you might be able to get your hands on an Essential Phone in one of three new color configurations — Ocean Depths, Stellar Gray, and Copper Black.
by C. Scott BrownFebruary 16, 2018

Android 8.1 Oreo beta update available for Essential Phone

Essential skipped Android 8.0, choosing to go directly to Android 8.1. For the members of Essential's beta program, the 8.1 beta update is ready for download!
by C. Scott BrownFebruary 14, 2018

Essential shipped fewer than 90,000 Essential Phone units in 2017

The low number shows how difficult it is for a startup like Essential to perform well in a mature smartphone market.
by Williams PelegrinFebruary 12, 2018

Deal: Essential Phone with free 4K 360-degree camera (or $50 discount) at Amazon

Get the Essential Phone with a 360-degree 4K camera mod for free, or get the phone on its own with a discount.
by C. Scott BrownFebruary 9, 2018

Essential already rolling out February security update to Essential Phone

The February security update from AOSP is only a day old, but Essential is already rolling out an update for the Essential Phone that includes that patch.
by C. Scott BrownFebruary 6, 2018
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