Andy Rubin, the creator of Android, is launching a new type of smartphone. Essential Phone combines a unique edge-to-edge display with a modular system for accessories like a 360-degree camera. Essential is even launching a new Amazon Echo competitor with a focus on privacy. Follow along here for all the news on the Essential Phone and more.
Essential Phone now available unlocked at Best Buy for $700
You can buy it online or at your nearest store.
The Essential Phone will get a clip-on headphone jack
Plus answers to questions on Android Oreo, camera performance, and more
Essential Phone will be available at all Sprint stores September 14th
Now’s your chance to try it in person.
The Essential Phone just started shipping to buyers
After a few missed targets, the new Android phone is making its way out the door.
Essential promises a new phone release date 'in a week'
US retail partners include Best Buy and Amazon
Essential claims its dual-camera system will capture superior photographs
Using both color and black-and-white images
Andy Rubin’s Essential is looking into smart glasses with built-in camera
New patent filing shows a Google Glass successor
US carriers confirm they’ll support the Essential Phone
The new Android smartphone should work no matter which network you’re with.
The father of Android says it has ‘forced us to fight’ with technology
But he’s releasing an Android-based phone
The Essential Phone has its own version of the magnetic Moto Mods system
Modular, magnetic accessories designed to help us avoid the donglelife
Essential Home is an Amazon Echo competitor that puts privacy first
'An entirely new type of product'
Exclusive: this is the Essential Phone
Another stab at making phones modular
This is the new Ambient OS, Essential’s big bet to control your home
If this, then that, but much bigger