Essential is never far behind Google in releasing monthly security patches. In fact, the company is often on par with Google. This is one of those months, as the company has released the May security patch on the same day as Google has for the Pixel and Nexus devices.
With the Essential Phone being so cheap, running stock Android, and getting monthly updates on time, it’s almost like a Nexus device. Head to Settings > About phone to download the latest update! It weighs in at only 91.5MB so feel free to use some precious data on it.
We’re rolling out a new software build that includes May security patches. Check your Essential Phone for the update. pic.twitter.com/aScFKkOD7V
— Essential (@essential) May 7, 2018