Android co-founder Andy Rubin is the maker of the Essential Phones, the journey was not remained a pleasant one, therefore, it probably coming to an end. Today, the company has announced through 9to5google that they are discontinuing their devices. Some sources have already confirmed about the unavailability and running out of stock news but now event the company revealed they are not making any more devices.
The Smartphone was named as the Essential PH-1, it was priced at $700 upon launch but later reduced to $500 which then become more appealing to Customers.
The company also confirmed in an announcement that the company is working on a second “mobile product,” and this speculated small phone uses AI to answer Emails and text messages for you. The Essential Spokesperson does not confirm this directly that the coming Mobile Product is a phone it could be anything like some accessory.
We are sold out of Essential Phone on essential.com and won’t be adding any new inventory. We are now hard at work on our next mobile product and will continue to sell accessories and provide speedy software updates and customer support to our existing community, said the company in a statement.
Essential devices debuted in 2017 and now they are discontinuing their devices, plus there is no clarity in making a successor model. Because if we consider the poor initial sales, the camera woes, the layoffs, the scandals, data breach, and the sexual misconduct against the co-founder Andy Rubin. Although Essential does say in the announcement that they are working hard on its next mobile product, Not forget to mention here, the company recently acquired CloudMagic.
For the current users of the Essential phones, the software updates to the devices will continue. Earlier, it stated that device will be updated to Android Q whereas the device still consists of fastest third-party Android updates with its Pie OTA.