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As it stated in The Pixel dilemmaThe Essential Phone presents a quandary for hardcore Android enthusiasts: Who offers the purer form of Android?
1:57 Close Drag Autoplay: ON Autoplay: OFFThe Essential Phone is his way of fixing this “weird new world.”
Lots of questionsAt $699, the Essential Phone is certainly not cheap.
Where does that leave the Essential Phone?
Before Android, Rubin was CEO of Danger, which created the T-Mobile Sidekick .
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New Android TV LauncherIn addition to getting new superpowers thanks to Google Assistant, Android TV is getting a redesigned launcher menu that emphasizes content discovery.
The new emoji feature will help fill in missing characters.
Though we got out first peek at Android O back in March, Google finally revealed more details this week at its I/O developers conference about the soon-to-drop version of Android.
New animation stylesThis one is a little more subtle: Android O is adding support for a new animation style called physics-based animation.
Picture-in-pictureIt’s been mentioned before but it bears repeating: Android O is getting support for picture-in-picture that works with any app, not just YouTube.
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The founders of Android will unveil their new mobile phone on Tuesday
Android co-founder Andy Rubin’s start-up Essential sent out another tweet on May 25, this time of a rectangular silhouette that looks suspiciously like a phone (the buttons!).
Update: Whelp, if you didn’t think we were in for a phone reveal on May 30, think again.
Since then, Rubin teased an image of what appears to be a bezel-less handset, while Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt confirmed the phone Rubin’s team is cooking up runs on Android.
This gives us at least two possible details about the mysterious Essential Phone, though we’ll look to learn more hard details when Essential drops its “big” news next week.
Started by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, Essential has let loose the first tweet on its official Twitter profile , announcing that “something big” is expected to go down this coming Tuesday, May 30.