Interested in trying the Essential Phone now that it’s been updated to Android 8.1 Oreo? It looks like now may be a good time to do it.
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Essential had every intention of updating the Essential Phone to Android 8.0 earlier this year, but unfortunately the company confirmed back in January that stability issues had made them axe the Android 8.0 update, opting to wait for Android 8.1 ... Read More »
It was previously reported that Essential had sold only 88,000 devices in 2017. While it wasn’t entirely unexpected for a startup brand with no name recognition, especially in a highly competitive space, it wasn’t the best news for the company.
However, those estimates seem to ... Read More »
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Having a snap on 360-degree camera is awesome, but we missed the Tiny Planet feature we used to play with when Google released its 360-degree panorama feature many years ago. Luckily there are third party apps to turn your 360-degree image into a tiny planet.
Essential saw this void in the feature list and has ... Read More »
Earlier this month, Essential officially started rolling out the Android 8.1 Oreo beta. The ability to try out the pre-release software meant downloading and installing the software via sideloading. Now, though, Essential is opening things up and making it easier in general to try Android 8.1 Oreo on ... Read More »
Essential is one of the Android manufacturers out there that opts to offer a stock experience, which means Google Assistant is baked in right out of the box. But if you prefer Amazon’s Alexa assistant, then Essential has an option for you now, too.
Today Essential announced that it is ... Read More »
Essential has just announced its new “Spring Collection” of colors for its first smartphone, unveiling three new hues for the Essential Phone.
You may remember that I recently reviewed the entire Tudia case lineup for the Essential Phone. One of those cases was the LULA, a unique case with one major flaw (and another I discovered later). The power button was terrible, requiring shimming to function. The case ... Read More »
Essential recently said that it plans to update the Essential Phone to Android 8.1, and today the first beta update has started rolling out.
The Essential Phone was teased as coming in four colors before launch, though Essential was clear about three of the colors coming later in the device’s life. The white model came fairly quick, but the fan favorite Ocean Depths has been anticipated for almost six months.
Now it looks ... Read More »