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Essential Phone scores security update with ‘improved performance' in time for Sprint retail launch

8 days ago   |   By Pocketnow

Smoother and faster than ever thanks to a software update focused on security and performance, the Essential Phone is now also available in Sprint stores.
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Essential Phone Now Available in Sprint Stores

8 days ago   |   By PCMag

Sprint, the exclusive carrier for the handset, began taking pre-orders for it last month, but as of today started selling the Essential phone in its actual stores.
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Essential Phone receives a new update that actually makes it usable

Essential Phone receives a new update that actually makes it usable

8 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

The Essential Phone was one of the most unexpected surprises this year. Unfortunately, we don't believe the device was ready for prime time. We've had the chance to spend some time with Andy Rubin's phone and what we found was that while the Essential Phone features an exquisite build quality that can make other flagship blush, the device completely fails when it comes to performance.
The good news is one of the many issues that our Maxwell R. complained about in the Essential Phone review, the “stunted and wonky performance during basic user interactions,” is finally being...
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Essential PH-1 Now Receiving September 2017 Security Patch

8 days ago   |   By Android Headlines

Andy Rubin's startup company, Essential, has started rolling out the September 2017 security patch to its Essential PH-1 smartphone. This update includes several bug fixes and bumps up the build version to NMI64C, though its Android version remains unchanged, Android 7.1.1 Nougat will remain installed on it after you update. It is also currently unknown when, and if, will the Essential PH-1 get the Android 8.0 Oreo update, as Essential has yet to offer any hint on such a release.
Nevertheless, it is worth pointing out that the Essential PH-1 is amongst the first batch of smartphones that...
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