Now this is going to be exciting. This is the point where the creator, is developing a hardware for his own creation, and if there’s anything that has to be perfect, it has to be this.
We are talking about Andy Rubin folks, the man who co-created Android, and is now a part — and leader — of a small team, reportedly called Essential. The startup is into building its own, high-end Android device. And today is the day, when Rubin has given a first look at the upcoming, and hugely anticipated (of course !) device.
I'm really excited about how this is shaping up. Eager to get it in more people's hands… pic.twitter.com/LRzQCFSKTm
— Andy Rubin (@Arubin) March 27, 2017
By the looks of whatever we can have a look at in this teased pic, it is for sure, a bezel-less device. While bezel-less is not new, it’d be interesting to see Android’s creator’s take on what bezel-less should mean for Android smartphones.
There are not much details on either or the phone or the company. The startup has reportedly already raised a significant amount of funding. According to reports in WSJ, Softbank, which was looking to come in as a major investors by pumping $100Mn for a 10% stake, reportedly pulled out.