Tag Archive: Essential


There’s no reason to not get the Essential Phone at just $224

You’d be hard-pressed to find a better phone deal than this.

Despite launching with a seriously bad camera, buggy software, and janky performance, the Essential Phone has still remained in the headlines over a year after its release — and for good reason.

For one thing, Essential’s been straight-up killing it when it comes to software updates. Not only has the company issued a heap of camera and performance improvements, but it also kicked out the full  [Read More…]

Deal: Essential Phone at its lowest price ever on Amazon

The Essential Phone didn’t turn out to be the breakout hit that creator Andy Rubin hoped for. Instead, it has seen complaints about the camera since day one and seen continuous price drops.

The latest sees it drop down to $ 224 on Amazon, the cheapest price it has ever been. Even cheaper than the Prime Day deal of $ 250 or the deal for $ 240 over the weekend, which was already a steal for this phone.

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Slip an unlocked Halo Gray Essential Phone into your pocket for $280

One of the best prices we’ve seen.

We’ve seen deals on the Essential Phone in the past, and while this isn’t quite as good as Prime Day pricing, it’s still a heck of a deal. Right now you can get the phone in Halo Gray (the best color) for just $ 279.99.

It comes with 128GB of internal storage, a dual camera system on the back, and it’s powered by the Snapdragon 835 processor. You can also  [Read More…]

Android Pie update tracker (HTC, Essential, Sony, Xiaomi and more!)

Last week, Google pushed out the newest version of Android called Pie. The update brings plenty of exciting new features and updates to play with, so naturally, users are quite eager to try them out for themselves.

But the big question following almost every major Android release each year is: will my phone get it? And when?

Well to cut through some of the speculation and uncertainty, some OEMs have already released statements promising the Android 9.0 Pie update for  [Read More…]

Android Pie update tracker (HTC, Essential, Sony, Xiaomi and more!)

Last week, Google pushed out the newest version of Android called Pie. The update brings plenty of exciting new features and updates to play with, so naturally, users are quite eager to try them out for themselves.

But the big question following almost every major Android release each year is: will my phone get it? And when?

Well to cut through some of the speculation and uncertainty, some OEMs have already released statements promising the Android 9.0 Pie update for  [Read More…]

Step up your Microsoft Excel game with the $10 ‘Essential’ bundle

Let’s say you’re someone who’s been angling for IT certification because you want to launch a new career or enhance your current one. Perhaps you’re about to graduate high school or college and feel as though a little extra certification could help. You’re right, it will.

If you’re looking to start getting some serious training under your belt that will catch a future employer’s attention, you might want to start with something you already know. Well, why not take something  [Read More…]

Android 9 Pie just dropped and you can already install it on your Essential Phone

Android 9 Pie finally got its name, it’s rolling out to Pixel phones, and the factory images are up. Usually, this is only exciting for owners of Google phones.

This time things are a little different if you’re the proud owner of the Essential Phone. Almost immediately Essential announced the Android Pie update would be available for their phone.

 

We’re proud to bring Android 9 Pie to Essential Phone the same day it’s released! Check your phone now  [Read More…]

T-Mobile Essential plan debuts with unlimited basics

For those of you who don’t care about traveling outside of the US, or using mobile hotspots, consider T-Mobile’s latest rate plan, T-Mobile Essentials. Set to commence on August 10, the provider’s new ‘Essential’ offering is an unlimited plan with no frills.

Pricing starts at just $ 60 per month for the first line, provided you are set up on the automatic bill payment. A second line runs $ 30 per month; lines 3-6 cost just $ 15 per month.

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New deals on Essential Phone, Honor View10, and Apple AirPods now available

The weekend is officially here and it’s brought some nice mobile deals with it.

First up, Essential is offering a bundle deal that includes an Essential Phone, an Essential 360 Camera, a protective carrying case for that camera, and a pair of Earphones|HD. The Essential 360 Camera attaches to the back of your Essential Phone and will let you easily capture 360-degree photos and videos. Meanwhile, Earphones|HD is a pair of USB-C earbuds that come with a 9.2mm high resolution  [Read More…]

Essential Phone updated with latest Android P Beta

Essential continues to stay in step with Google when it comes to Android updates. While other phones participating in the Android P developer preview program typically have to wait for the manufacturer to adapt the latest release from Google to their phones, Essential releases its versions on the same day.

Today is one of those days! Google has released the latest version of Android P, dubbed Developer Preview 5 and Essential releases its own adaptation dubbed Android P Beta 3 just  [Read More…]