Essential has reliable a ahead-of-its-time Essential PH-1 handset will be discontinued.
According to 9to5Google, Essential reliable that it is out of batch of a PH-1 and will not be restocking a smartphone it initial announced in May 2017.
“We are sole out of Essential Phone on essential.com and won’t be adding any new inventory,” a orator said. “We are now tough during work on a subsequent mobile product and will continue to sell accessories and yield rapid program updates and patron support to a existent community.”
The Essential Phone valid to be a insubordinate device garnering enlightened reviews on launch in late 2017. The Essential Phone was encased in a titanium and ceramic body, was among a initial to container an edge-to-edge display, and dual back cameras. It was also a initial to underline a “notched display” that was after adopted by Apple and other smartphone manufacturers.
However, stubborn by links to argumentative Android co-founder Andy Rubin, a absolute device never garnered a widespread recognition it deserved.