The most difficult thing about buying a smartphone online is never having the chance to hold it first. Not knowing how it feels in the hand is tough because that’s such a critical part of enjoying using your phone on a day to day basis.
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Recently the Essential team held a Q&A session over on Reddit, and one of the questions revolved around official support for Verizon Wireless’ network and when the Essential Phone would get it.
At the time, the team said that they were finishing up the certification process for the handset and that it ... Read More »
The Essential Phone is a controversial topic. There are a lot of people on both sides but we can all agree that it’s an important company at the moment. The core team decided to do an AMA on Reddit, answering questions from fans and users.
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It’s difficult to buy a phone sight unseen. Though many of us strictly buy unlocked devices with no carrier bloat and delayed updates, carrier stores can be a blessing for testing a device before you buy it. If it doesn’t sit well in the hand, you won’t enjoy using it for the next year or ... Read More »
The Essential Phone is as premium as they get, materials-wise. The front is Gorilla Glass 5, the rear is ceramic, and the frame is titanium. All this means that it should be a very durable phone. YouTuber JerryRigEverything put this to the test.
The first series of tests ... Read More »
The Essential Phone feels like an incredibly built device. With a titanium frame, a ceramic back, squared off smooth edges, and a hefty weight, it screams premium and simply feels amazing. There aren’t many devices that evoke this sense of quality. Essential even put a tag with info inside the SIM ... Read More »
Once thought to be a phishing scam, the email from Essential asking people to verify their identity after a phone purchase was actually legit. Unfortunately, the BCC option was not used so any replies would go out to the 70 people who were initially emailed. ... Read More »
UPDATE: Essential CEO Andy Rubin has put up a blog post on this situation, explaining that this was a customer care error that resulted in the personal info of around 70 customers being shared with another small group of customers. Essential has disabled the account that caused the ... Read More »
Nearly three months after its debut, the Essential Phone is finally starting to make its way to consumers.
Essential has announced that it’s now starting to ship the Essential Phone. If you’ve ordered a unit, you should watch your inbox for an email that includes your tracking formation.
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Essential is the new kid on the block but it’s backed by the very man who created Android, Andy Rubin. The Essential Phone isn’t being sold on features or gimmicks, but rather an experience. In a flooded market where even the big shots are struggling, can a newcomer without any gimmicks ... Read More »