Stock of the Essential Phone is not released, Essential confirmed in a statement issued to 9to5Google on Friday afternoon.
Essential Phone on essentials.com and not adding any new inventory, ”said a spokesperson for the company. “We are now working hard on our next mobile product and will continue to sell accessories and provide speedy software updates and customer support to our existing community.”
Essential has reiterated multiple times in the past that will update to the PH 1 to Android Q when the time comes.
All these stories about Essential's just end up feeding me desire to rub their faces in it in the future. We aren't done, by a long shot.
– Jason Keats (@EssentialKeats) December 30, 2018
to Twitter on Saturday to say Essential's impending demise are premature. "We aren't done, not by a long shot," he wrote.
While it's unlikely essential fans will see a direct Essential Phone successor, a recent report from Bloomberg suggested the company is working on an AI powered smartphone that will make extensive use of voice commands.