The Essential Phone is the only Android phone in recent memory that has received Google's latest version of Android at the same time as Google's own Pixel devices.
It shows that there's no longer any excuse for Android phones getting Android updates several months after they're released.
Usually, third-party phones that aren't made by Google don't get Android updates for months after they're released.
Sometimes it's years, if they ever get the update at all.
But Essential, the company...