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Essential reveals new GEM phone with unusually long form factor, punch-hole display

October 09, 2019 2:50 pm

Essential has unveiled a new smartphone that could be called Essential GEM and it features an unusual form-factor with a different UI.

Essential Phone 2 could launch soon, hints company CEO

June 12, 2019 3:27 pm

Essential Phone 2 might be close to launch as the company CEO Andy Rubin hints on Twitter when he replied to an old thread telling the user to hold tight for the announcement.

Essential Phone 2 patent hints at all screen on the front, in-display selfie camera

March 07, 2019 8:52 pm

The Essential Phone 2 is likely to have a 100 per cent screen-to-body ratio. The device may also feature an in-display front camera

Essential Phone discontinued, company working on launching its successor soon

December 29, 2018 8:11 pm

Essential will continue selling Essential PH-1's accessories and keep providing software updates and customer support for the same.

Andy Rubin's startup Essential cuts about 30 per cent of employees

October 18, 2018 10:46 am

The cuts come several months after the company cancelled plans for a second version of its smartphone and paused development of a home smart device that would compete with Amazon Inc and Google.

Andy Rubin's phone maker Essential is said to consider sale

May 25, 2018 1:12 pm

Essential had been working on a new model, but has since cancelled development of the device. It has shifted engineers and other resources to an upcoming smart-home product.

Essential Phone 2 to come with a better camera, confirms company

April 08, 2018 1:19 pm

Essential has acknowledged that its first-generation flagship smartphone had a lackluster camera.

Andy Rubin takes leave from Essential as Google report surfaces

November 30, 2017 11:29 am

Andy Rubin, Essential's CEO takes leave from the company following reports of past behavior. -

Essential PH-1 gets a price-cut in Canada, now available at $650

November 04, 2017 1:07 pm

To recall, Essential Phone got a significant price cut in the US last month. The high-end phone is now available for $499, down from $699.

Andy Rubin's Essential Phone gets $200 price cut in the US, now costs $499

October 23, 2017 4:37 pm

It is possible that Essential is having trouble in selling its debut phone in large numbers, but the company hasn't shared sales numbers.