The Essential Phone (PH-1). It stormed onto the Android scene backed by Android creator Andy Rubin and was seemingly poised to be the next big thing. People were excited. After all, the Essential Phone ticked a bunch of boxes many Android users had been looking to get ticked. Amazing build quality, pure Android, and spot on price point. Rubin’s baby seemed like the perfect phone, finally. But then people started taking pictures with it and some of the flaws started to come to light.
Things just continued to not go Essential’s way and eventually the Essential Phone just couldn’t live up to the
We are sold out of Essential Phone on essential.com and won’t be adding any new inventory. We are now hard at work on our next mobile product and will continue to sell accessories and provide speedy software updates and customer support to our existing community.
This isn’t a surprise at all. We knew it was coming at some point. But some have been holding out hope as the company continued to sell the PH-1 online and on Amazon. But, it looks like the company is going to focus on a new mobile product, what we don’t know.
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