Analysis & Insight

Essential PH-1: Here’s the full spec list

May 31, 2017 David Steele

Andy Rubin’s new business, Essential, just yesterday unveiled its first-ever smartphone, the Essential PH-1, as well as Essential Home. The phone has been at the center of talks and is a flagship grade device with some interesting new features. Rubin is one of the two founders of Android, the operating system Google acquired in 2005 to use for smartphones.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

Motorola will announce its “next bold phone” on June the 1st

May 31, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Lots of Motorola devices have been making the rounds over the past several weeks. We’re talking about a Motorola tablet, Moto G5S, Moto Z2, Moto Z2 Force, and Moto Z2 Play. According to Motorola Canada, who posted on Twitter, the Lenovo-owned brand will announce a “bold phone” on June 1st. Which do you think it will be?


Andy Rubin’s Essential Home Hub with touchscreen unveiled

May 31, 2017 Droid Turf

The co-founder of Android, Andy Rubin floated a new company, Essential, and it appears to be having a bright start. The company unveiled a series of devices yesterday such as the Essential PH-1 smartphone and Essential Home device, which is like Amazon Echo and Google Home, with a different operating system called “Ambient.”

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Watch the official replay of Andy Rubin’s talk on Essential PH-1 right here

May 30, 2017 David Steele

Today, Andy Rubin’s new company, Essential, introduced the Essential PH-1 smartphone. This is a gorgeous-looking Android-powered device is, as expected, the first of its kind with the promise of a very strong, durable body made of titanium, and flagship tier specifications. Essential’s design team has been assembled in the last year from a number of leading companies in the smartphone industry such as Apple, Google and HTC.

Rumors, leaks, teasers
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Andy Rubin’s Essential PH-1 smartphone is official: Here’s everything you need to know

May 30, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Andy Rubin, one of the founders of Android, founded a company named ‘Essential‘ last year and has done what the company set out to do. Essential PH-1 is a first-generation smartphone with flagship qualities and Android 7.1.1 Nougat. There was no press unveiling, but Andy Rubin himself spoke in an interview to answer all questions pertaining to Essential PH-1 and the company’s new Essential Home smart hub. Essential PH-1 is a futuristic smartphone to say the least, and we know you want to hear about [Read More]

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LG and Qualcomm have begun working on a Snapdragon 845 for the LG G7

May 30, 2017 Doug Demagistris

With the LG G6, the South Korean giant was pressured with time and money and seemingly had no choice other than to board its flagship smartphone with the older generation Snapdragon 825 processor. Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and others gained the upper-hand on the LG G6 a near month later, when the faster and more power efficient Snapdragon 835 processor became available.

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