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The Essential Phone finally gets its Android Oreo update

Essential Phone owners are a rare bunch to find, but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone is still a fine device, with some nice selling points and a unique design. Now, the company can finally add ‘running on Android 8.1 Oreo’ to that list. The post ...

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Vivo Apex Camera Pop-Up Patent Belongs To Essential

Remember the Vivo Apex concept phone that was launched at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018? This smartphone was an attraction not only because of its ultra-narrow bezel and built-in fingerprint sensor, its pop-up front camera was quite attractive too. Now, information just surfaced online that the patent to the pop-up camera ...

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Will the Essential Phone actually launch in India?

Andy Rubin’s dream project, the Essential Phone launched many months back exclusive to the US. But by now, it is well known that the handset did not fare well in terms of sales. The phone’s release was delayed from its actual date and that set it on a collision course ...

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Essential PH-1 now available in three limited edition Color variants

Still, haven’t picked up your copy of the Essential PH-1? Well, this news is right in time for you. If you or maybe someone you know is planning to get the Essential PH-1, the company is now offering the device in three more limited edition color variants. The company via a ...

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Essential PH-1 starts to receive Android 8.1 Oreo

The Essential Phone can’t be considered a great hit, with a report of just 88,000 units shipped worldwide during last year, the first phone from Andry’s Rubin startup is what we would call a flop. However, this doesn’t stop the company from providing updates for the handset. The company announced ...

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IDC: Google shipped 3.9 million Pixels in 2017, Essential PH-1 lags behind with 88,000

Google already revealed that its devices shipments doubled in 2017 in comparison to 2016. However, the Alphabet owned company choose to not disclose any specific details about its sales number. Thankfully, the analysts on IDC aren’t ready to rest and already collected a very precise estimative pointing the Pixels results. ...

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Essential Phone Camera App Receives An Auto-HDR Update

Andy Rubin first creation, Essential Phone, had a rough start in the smartphone market probably because of the huge expectations that users envisaged from the co-founder of Android. Nevertheless, Essential Phone settled in quickly and for some time now, it has not been in the news for the wrong reasons – ...

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Another camera update arrives for Essential PH-1

When the Essential Phone was released, the handset received a storm of critics about its software and camera. Since then, Andy Rubin’s company has been working hard to address all those referred issues. The Essential PH-1 already have been contemplated by some updates to address issues in the camera and ...

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