Essential Phone

The Essential Phone might possibly, just maybe, get Android Q

• In its latest bi-monthly Reddit AMA, Essential remained vague on whether the PH-1 will get Android Q.<br>• The company also remained vague on whether it would bring back notch settings for Android P.<p>If Essential was in trouble, the company clearly did not get the memo. Essential continues to push out …

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[Deal] Get the 360-Degree 4K Camera Module for the Essential Phone for just $19

In the midst of Amazon Prime Day, Essential decided to run what could only be called a fire sale on its Essential Phone, or PH-1 if you prefer, by …

Mobile Technology

Will the smartphone notch be replaced with a hole?

Where do we go next, now that the notch has become nearly ubiquitous on smartphone screens?<p>According to a new report, the next step in maximizing the …

Tech Trends

Essential Phone likely to receive Android Q update... someday; frequent camera tweaks due in the short term

Deemed just “essentially okay” by Ryan shortly after its launch, when it was still selling for $700, the Essential Phone was essentially a must-buy …

Android News

Essential’s $200 camera now costs $19

Essential put its 4K 360 camera up for sale overnight on a massive discount – as if they were having a fire sale. OH MY GOD IT’S A FIRE… sale, if you …

Cameras

Did you buy an Essential Phone for $250 during Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day officially wrapped up early this morning, and while the last day and a half saw a tremendous amount of deals, one of the best ones …

Android News

Deal: Essential Phone 360 camera mod now $19 (was $199)

• The Essential Phone’s 360 camera mod, which had a $199 price tag, is now available for just $19.<br>• Essential’s camera add-on features two 12MP cameras, 3D audio support, and 4K recording.<br>• The deal comes after the Essential Phone saw a discount from $500 to $250 during Prime Day.<p>The Essential Phone was …

Tech Trends

Essential 360 Camera deal drops price to just $19

The Essential Phone got a huge discount this week as part of Prime Day, and now one of the device’s main accessories has gotten a big price cut, …

Android News

OnePlus 6 users are getting another peak at Android P today | Trusted Reviews

<b>One of the advantages of owning the One Plus 6 (of which there are many) is the rare opportunity to take the Android P for a pre-release test …

Gear & Gadgets

Unlocked smartphones are on sale from $79 at Amazon, including the Essential Phone

In celebration of Prime Day, Amazon is offering discounts on a selection of unlocked smartphones including options like the Essential Phone and the …

Mobile Technology

Essential Phone for just $250: High definition audio, Android P beta, superb built quality

While people will buy an assortment of items on Amazon Prime Day that may or may not be useful, there are also lots of great buys. The Essential …

Tech Trends

Amazon Prime Day steal: Essential Phone for $250

At $700, the Essential Phone didn't make sense. At $500, it was worth a look, for the right person. But today, for Amazon Prime Day, the Essential Phone is just $250 -- and that's an incredible deal.<p>We're talking about a phone with issues, yes -- read my five-months-later-review -- but also an …

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Why the $250 Essential Phone is the best Android phone you can buy today

There are Android smartphones on the market today at every price point. With Prime Day though, Essential is making a massive cut on its PH-1, and it makes it the best Android phone you can buy <i>today</i>.<p>The Essential Phone has a bit of a mixed history. It was massively hyped ahead of its launch, but …

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This Amazon Prime Day Essential Phone deal is nuts: $250, brand new, right now

If you’ve been holding out on buying the Essential Phone because of cost alone, you have no excuse now. Today, as part of the Amazon Prime Day celebrations, the Essential Phone is selling for only $250.<p>To be clear, that is for a brand new device, not a used or refurbished one.<p>Essential announced …

Tech Trends

SanDisk microSD cards on sale for Amazon Prime Day 2018

Amazon Prime Day 2018 has officially begun, and we’ve already seen an awesome deal on the Essential Phone. Now another great mobile deal has launched.<p>…

Android News

The Essential Phone at $250 is the best smartphone deal of the year

Get a 2017 flagship smartphone for half price.<p>It's Amazon Prime Day, and that means a large collection of deals that may or may not be a great value. …

Mobile Technology

This high-end Android smartphone only costs $250 for Amazon Prime Day (updated)

Previous Next<p>1 of 5<p>The Essential Phone, from the creator of Android, is getting an insanely good discount thanks to Amazon’s Prime Day.<p>The phone …

Tech Trends

[Deal Alert] Essential Phone hits all-time low of $250 for Amazon Prime Day

Prime Day is upon us, and the deals are piling up. Essential has announced that on Amazon, its PH-1 will go for just $250 — that's $450 off its …

Android News

Essential Phone on sale for Prime Day for $250, Ocean Depths model being given away

The Essential Phone has been a bit of a controversy, launching at $700 with a weak camera and some serious software bugs. Nonetheless the specs were …

Mobile Technology

Prime Day Android Phone Deals: Essential PH-1 $250, Huawei Mate 10 Pro $500, more

As part of Prime Day 2018, Amazon is offering the Essential Phone for <b>$249.99 shipped</b>. Regularly $450, this is the lowest direct sale that we’ve tracked ever. The Essential Phone packs 128GB of storage, a Snapdragon 835 processor, an edge-to-edge screen, and is a great phone as either a backup …

Mobile Technology

For $250, the gorgeous Essential Phone is the best bargain for any smartphone on Amazon Prime Day

Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider<p>Essential is selling its Essential Phone for $250 on Monday for Amazon Prime Day, which usually sells for $500.<p>For $250, that's a pretty great deal. That's budget-to-mid-range smartphone pricing. I recently tested the mid-range $250 Moto G6, which is a great …

Mobile Technology

Amazon Prime Day 2018: Here are the best tech deals

Amazon Prime Day has begun. Assuming the online giant’s website hasn’t crashed—it went down promptly at noon on July 16—there are a lot of really …

Phones

$249 Essential Phone Is the Best Prime Day Phone Deal Yet

Here's a Prime Day deal you may want to snap up if you're in the market for a flagship phone at a bargain basement price. The Essential Phone is on …

Mobile Technology

Essential releases the July 2018 security patch ahead of everyone else – again

Phone manufacturers <b>Essential</b> – makers of the much-hyped Essential Phone – has just released the July security patch for their eponymous flagship …

Android News

Essential Phone gets Android P beta 2 update

Essential remains on top of the update game. The same day that Google released the latest Android P beta, Essential is pushing its own version out to …

Android News

Essential releases July security patch update

Today Google released the July 2018 security patch update for its supported devices, like the Pixel devices and a few Nexus phones. While most …

Android Auto

Essential issues several Android updates only hours after Google

• Only a few hours after Google announced the release of new Android updates, Essential is already pushing them to Essential Phones.<br>• Updates include the July 2018 security patch and a stability update for Android Auto.<br>• Essential also pushed those updates to users of the Android P beta, as well as beta …

Android News

Essential Phone updated w/ July security patch, Android Auto improvements, new Android P Beta

While Essential might not be doing too hot in sales, the company is rivaling Google for the crown when it comes to updates. Just an hour after Google, the startup is already rolling out two new updates for Essential Phone owners.<p>Announced on Twitter this afternoon, Essential has confirmed that it …

Android News

Amazon Canada’s Innovation Day discounts Essential Phone, Ticwatch 2 and August Smart Lock

While not as big as Prime Day — which is coming in July — Amazon Canada has unveiled a slew of tech deals for its ‘Innovation Day.’ Below is a list …

Canada

Latest Essential Phone camera app update brings back “tiny planet” videos

• Essential has updated the Essential Phone’s camera app for the second time in two weeks.<br>• The updated camera app brings back “tiny planet” videos and more.<br>• The update is available through the Play Store.<p>Even though the Essential Phone shipped with a poor camera experience, Essential has slowly …

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