• Brian Wallace Resigns As Essential's Marketing VP

    2 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Brian Wallace, who has been serving as the vice president of marketing at Essential, has left his post at the company that Android creator Andy Rubin established. Wallace's resignation comes as a bit of a surprise since the firm officially took the veil off its upcoming phone less than two months ago. That being said, Essential has yet to ship its product to customers who pre-ordered the $699 handset . The Essential PH-1 was originally slated to be shipped last month , according to Rubin himself, but that did not happen due to unknown reasons. Now, with the departure of another key...
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  • The Essential Phone is reportedly coming to Japan, the UK, and other European countries

    The Essential Phone is reportedly coming to Japan, the UK, and other European countries

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

    The Essential Phone may not have hit its June release date in the US, but Andy Rubin's new smartphone company is already setting its sights beyond the States. Per a new report in the Financial Times , Essential executives are already working to launch the upcoming flagship phone internationally in Europe and Japan. More specifically Essential is said to already be in talks with several UK carriers, including EE, to finalize a launch date for the device.
    And while the company is mostly remaining quiet on the missed US launch , Niccolo de Masi, chief operating officer of Essential, says that...
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  • Essential Phone reportedly coming to the UK, Europe and Japan

    Essential Phone reportedly coming to the UK, Europe and Japan

    2 monthes ago - By Android Central

    EE among carriers in discussion with Android founder's company over exclusivity deal.
    Andy Rubin's Essential Phone is looking to spread its reach beyond the United States, according to The Financial Times . The paper reports that Essential wants to bring its phone to the UK, mainland Europe and Japan, and that the company is already in talks with UK carriers including EE around an exclusivvity deal.
    Essential's bezel-less, modular-equipped, stock Android handset will go on sale for $699 in the United States, though there's no firm release date for the device just yet. In the U.S., Sprint...
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  • Xiaomi's next flagship to sport a 6-inch OLED display from Samsung, according to report

    Xiaomi's next flagship to sport a 6-inch OLED display from Samsung, according to report

    2 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    If you thought Apple was the sole winner of Samsung Display's recent expansion of its smartphone OLED display business, think again. A new report from Korean publication The Bell says Chinese powerhouse Xiaomi has recently signed a deal with Samsung for a supply of several million panels for its upcoming 2018 flagship.
    The deal reportedly went through following a failed cooperation with LG Display, which fell through due to a delay in the building of a new plant. Curiously, this shift also impacted the unnamed device's design, as LG's display ...
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  • Report: Andy Rubin's Essential PH-1 Coming To Europe & Japan

    2 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    The Essential PH-1 developed by startup Essential Products founded by Android's creator Andy Rubin will make its way to the United Kingdom later this year, according to a recent report from the Financial Times. The upcoming bezel-less smartphone is also said to be planned for a release in Western Europe and Japan, according to the same source. The Palo Alto, California-based original equipment manufacturer recently held talks with British mobile service providers over a potential exclusivity deal, similar to the one that the firm announced with Sprint earlier this year. It's currently...
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  • Essential's first smartphone is coming to the UK

    Essential's first smartphone is coming to the UK

    2 monthes ago - By Engadget

    The first phone from Android creator Andy Rubin's new company, Essential, is coming to the UK. As the Financial Times reports, the startup is holding talks with a number of British carriers, including EE, about a potential exclusivity deal. It seems...
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  • Andy Rubin plans to bring the Essential Phone to the UK, Europe and Japan

    Andy Rubin plans to bring the Essential Phone to the UK, Europe and Japan

    2 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    You didn't think Andy Rubin's Essential Phone will be exclusively available in the United States, did you? Even though the company behind the quirky smartphone hasn't yet come forward with an official statement to confirm its expanded availability, Financial Times reports the Essential Phone will be released in many other countries.
    Apparently, Andy Rubin's company negotiated the release of the Essential Phone in the UK with local carriers. Last week, Essential execs held talks with EE and other UK network operators to find a suitable time frame for the launch the ...
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  • UK not ready for Brexit's impact on food, report warns

    2 monthes ago - By Phys.org

    The UK is unprepared for the most complex ever change to its food system, which will be required before Brexit, according to a new briefing paper published by SPRU, the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex.
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  • A new smartphone from the man who created Android is reportedly coming to the UK

    A new smartphone from the man who created Android is reportedly coming to the UK

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Essential, the startup founded by Android creator Andy Rubin, is reportedly bringing its first smartphone to the UK later this year.
    According to The Financial Times, Essential has been in discussions with UK carriers on a deal to launch the phone here. One potential partner is EE. It's also thinking about bringing the phone to western Europe and Japan.
    Essential's first phone, simply called Phone, hasn't actually launched in the US yet. But the startup has shown signs of trouble already. Business Insider reported last week that the company's VP of marketing Brian Wallace had left. Head of...
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