Pocketnow Weekly 255: The Unnecessary LG phones and the Essential Phone
LG seems to have plenty on its back burners at the moment. One uncovered initial design for the V30 seems to have been very ideal, but would be prone to being overpromised and undercooked. The G6 gets Sidekicks to party with in Korea (and potentially the world) while the news isn't so great at Samsung, we hear.
Most importantly, we've stopped Chris Davies from driving another review car for SlashGear just long enough for him to talk with us about why Andy Rubin made his Danger-ous decision to make another Android phone and call it... Essential. Trust us, it's gonna be more than about just one phone.
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The news delivered in just a few minutes and a lotta bit of discussion.
- Motorola plays out the Moto Z2 Play
- Nubia Z17 nails 8GB of RAM
- BlackBerry (and TCL) breaks records with KEYone
- LG G6 Pro/Plus/Pahhhhh
- A vision of Project Joan, or the LG V30
- Samsung's Bixby assistant still needs ESL classes....
- From Essential Products, the Essential PH-1 is a $699 modular device running Android...
- But the Essential Home is said to take on any assistant you throw at it
- Things start rolling out this month and will work on all major US networks
- EXTRA: Will Spigen destroy Essential's brand?
See you soon!