Android creator reveals new Essential Phone

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    Andy Rubin, the man behind the Android operating system, has set up his own gadget company - Essential. Today, in an exclusive with The Verge, he has revealed details of his new phone handset (called 'Phone') and also a smart speaker home base (called 'Home').

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    I was keen to see what this had to offer as I knew it was going to be a decent stock Android handset.

    $699. No headphone jack. 5.7 inch screen. 3040mah = Meh. :(
     
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    I like the kinda modular function, but other than that it didn't seem particularly revolutionary...
     
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    it's going to have "two pins" sticking out of the back. :rolleyes:


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