Essential has a nice bundle for you: Buy the Essential Phone for $499 and they will send you their Earphones HD for free. Yes, a $99 pair of earphones for free.
The Essential phone was one of the most important launches of 2017, but one of the biggest disappointments at launch was the camera. Since launch, Essential has been making steady improvements to the app, and they are back at it again.
Yesterday, we asked if you know which notch-y phone was first to make it to the markets worldwide, and, yes, the question included smaller-than-iPhone-X notches that only house the selfie camera, or the camera and earpiece. About 64% of our 3634 respondents said it was the Essential Phone’s notch protrusion that goes around the front cam that was released to the public first.
Essential is making everything in its power to prevent consumers who bought the PH-1 from being disappointed because they choose this particular phone, but also to appeal to even more people who were cautious about getting one.
After delivering the first Android P Beta 1 update to the Essential Phone, the U.S. company is now bringing another major update that will further improve the user experience. Essential announced that its smartphone is now tuned and calibrated to support MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) for high-quality sound.
For those who don’t know, MQA is a new method …
Google released the Android P Developer Preview beta 2 for all Pixel handsets earlier today, but there’s one particular company that may have done a slightly better job. For some reason, Essential announced that its PH-1 smartphone is now moving from “developer preview” status to “beta,” which basically means that the new build released by the US company today is more stable than the previous one.
The Developer Preview builds that Google pushes out are closer to “alpha” quality than “beta,” even though they are tagged as beta. It’s possible that Essential believes that the new Android P …
Essential is slowly but surely adding new features and improvements to its only smartphone, PH-1. The latest enhancements come via an update to the Essential Camera app, one of the more sensitive aspects of Essential’s smartphone.
If you remember, Essential added the option to share 360 photos to the Camera app a few months ago, but the latest update makes it even easier to share pictures or videos as a Snapshot, Pano, or Tiny Planet. Moreover, Essential Phone users can turn 360 photos into short Panoramic or Tiny Planet animations.
As far as the settings go, Essential redesigned …
Although it looks like a second Essential Phone is out of the question for the moment, the company behind the so-called PH-1 smartphone is going to continue to provide timely security updates for the next few years.
Essential confirmed recently that its first smartphone will receive major Android OS updates for two years, and three years of security patches. Since the Essential Phone made its debut on the market back in August, it’s likely that Android P will be the last major software update the smartphone will receive.
However, security updates will probably continue to come to …
Essential, the company that created the first phone with an edge-to-edge screen and a notch, has cancelled the Essential Phone 2 and the company is instead now focused on seeking a buyer for its ailing business, according to a new report by Bloomberg.