Andy Rubin, better known as the guy who created Android and then sold it to Google only to later leave, will finally show off his new smartphone on May 30.
One of the first things you'll notice about the device is how its QHD-resolution screen improves on the Galaxy S8 and LG G6's "edge-to-edge" displays by expanding it to the very top of the phone, and even wrapping it around the 8-megapixel front-facing camera. When you're not using the 360 degree camera attachment there is a 13MP Dual RGB + Mono camera with image fusion technology.
The first thing you notice in photos of the high-end device is the screen: It takes up nearly the entire front face, going so close to the edge it curves around the selfie camera.
Essential Phone, founded by Andy Rubin, is a high-end phone with a truly edge-to-edge display and modular design.
The back of the phone is ceramic and the front is covered in Gorilla Glass 5. Black and white color variants are available now, with gray and teal options expected later on.
The Essential Home, meanwhile, is a new smart speaker and smart home hub that relies much less on the cloud than rival devices and aims to consolidate users' various smart home gadgets.
Essential Phone, which was initially announced on The Verge, is available now for customers to pre-order, though the company hasn't said when it'll begin shipping. It's $700, uses a Qualcomm 835 processor, has 4GB of RAM, and boasts 128GB of storage in a skinny phone that you can tuck anywhere. The cameras are one colour and one monochrome sensor like on the Huawei P10, and the rear mounted fingerprint sensor confirms to what we'd expect from a 2017 flagship, much like the USB-C port. We believe titanium is the flawless material to create one of the mostessential things in our lives - one we all sometimes drop. "After a long talk with my friend we decided that I needed to start a new kind of company using 21 century methods to build products for the way people want to live in the 21 century". It runs on an operating system called Ambient OS, which will automatically link a new smart home device with Essential Home for simpler set-up. The Essential home assistant is a small circle with a screen, that can be activated by voice, touch or look, the company said. The company is stressing that the Essential Home is focused on privacy. For just the phone, it'll cost $699.
Trump officials were preparing to establish a "war room" to address the issue that has begun to dominate his young presidency. In a statement given to the New York Times , Mr Trump praised the "great job" Mr Kushner is doing.
It was hard to train but the manager told us the only thing we could do is win this for them and that is what we have done. Yet, in the back of his mind, he will surely be plotting forensically for next season.
I'm really looking forward to the day I can get back in the vehicle , and hopefully that will be before the end of the season. Castroneves has accumulated 245 points while Dixon , Sato and reigning series champion Simon Pagenaud all have 234.
Police raided the house early Tuesday, neighbours reported , where at least one controlled explosion was made. Abedi's younger brother, Hashem, has been detained in Libya for alleged links to the so-called Islamic State.
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One is that while the rulers of these despotic Gulf regimes are Sunnis, there are many in the eastern Arab world who are not. On his maiden foreign tour since taking office in January, Trump is already showing signs of fatigue from a packed schedule.
Britain is still looking for other suspects in the May 22 bombing at an Ariana Grande concert that killed 22 people. Abedi detonated a bomb minutes after an Ariana Grande concert ended last Monday night.
Ahead of today's tweet, there had been mounting calls for President Trump to comment on and condemn the attack. Witnesses said Christian shouted racial and anti-Muslim slurs at two young women, one of them in a hijab .
The overall death toll neared 100. "They can't leave because they are afraid of running into checkpoints put up by the gunmen". Thousands of civilians have streamed out of Marawi and more than 2,000 were still trapped inside the city.
Rolf Harris cleared of latest historical child sex charges
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Former Panama Dictator Manuel Noriega Dies at 83
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LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record
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Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 30 years
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