The Essential Phone is getting Android 9.0 Pie on day one — identical to Google’s personal Pixel smartphones. Essential is rolling out the main OS replace immediately. The firm has routinely been releasing the previous couple of Android 9 betas simply hours after Google made them accessible, and now its one and solely smartphone is getting Pie’s options months earlier than you’ll discover them on units from Samsung, LG, Motorola, and the relaxation. This is a factor that simply doesn’t occur these days. The fast rollout is due partially to Google’s work on Mission Treble in Android Oreo, however clearly the Essential group has made speedy updates a precedence.
For a corporation that appears to be struggling to survive, this is fairly commendable. Essential continues to recurrently ship software program enhancements and optimizations to its PH-1, which may now recurrently be discovered at a considerable low cost. No, it didn’t end up into the full-fledged iPhone and Android foe that Andy Rubin may’ve envisioned, however in case you purchased this cellphone for the proper value, information like this goes to present you made a good selection.