Essential PH-1

Top premium Android smartphones of 2018: the story so far

IFA 2018 has all but wrapped up and disappointing as it may be for some, it’s not exactly unexpected that there weren’t that many shiny

Android Pie update OEM checklist: who’s in and who’s not

It’s that time of year again. New Android version, new guessing and then waiting game for which phones will get the update and, just as

Android 9: What to Know About Android Pie

In this guide we’ll go over everything you need to know about Android 9 Pie. From what devices will get the update, release details, upcoming betas

Android P Beta: What’s New & What to Know

In this guide we’ll go over everything you need to know about the Android P release. From how to enroll in the 3rd release, what’s new in

Essential PH-1 updates shows why we need more Essential phones

Andy Rubin took a big risk. The father or Android, as he has been called, tried to out-Google Google in making a phone worthy of

5 Things to Know About the Samsung Android P Update

With Google’s Android P update starting to make progress we want to provide Samsung Galaxy owners a look at what we know and what we think we

9 Cool Features of Android P Beta

Google has recently released the beta version of its upcoming smartphone OS flavor, Android P. If you own one of the supported devices and want

LG G7 ThinQ review: A worthy S9 rival with a notch

When it comes to Android flagships, Samsung is king of the hill. According to a recent IDC report, Samsung is the No. 1 Android brand in the

OnePlus 6: Here’s what to expect from the flagship killer

OnePlus started out life crying out is “Never Settle” slogan and proclaiming its firstborn, the OnePlus One, as the flagship killer. Since then, we’ve so far had

Best mid-range Android phones for 2018

MWC 2018 is almost upon us and so are the next generation of smartphones. Some of them will be quite drool-worthy, but many will probably

OnePlus 5T vs Essential vs Razer Phone: newcomers showdown

MWC 2018 is almost upon us and with it new flagship smartphones. The Galaxy S9, the 2018 LG V30, the Huawei Mate P20, and more

Android in 2017: the highs and the lows

Another 365 (and one-fourth) days have passed. Naysayers have again been proven wrong. Android is still going strong and the open source operating system is

7 best premium smartphones of 2017

With the year almost over and all of 2017 premium racehorses in position, it’s time to take stock of what’s available to us so far.

Hands on: Essential Phone review

OUR EARLY VERDICT From a design standpoint, Essential’s PH-1 is a bold first move. It offers a stock Android experience and looks like no other

Essential PH-1 review: A beautiful blank slate

Andy Rubin was disillusioned. He helped build the Android operating system. He watched as Google acquired the company, and he steered development on the mobile OS