Just after Essential hosted an AMA on Reddit where customers and fans asked their most riveting questions about the smartphone startup, Andy Rubin confirmed that the Essential PH-1 is now officially compatible with Verizon’s network.
Wouldn’t you know it, Andy Rubin tweeted out the following on Friday evening.
Update: Verizon certification complete. Thanks for your patience. Might need to reboot your phone. Happy Friday!— Andy Rubin (@Arubin) September 16, 2017
In fact, just Thursday, Andy Rubin replied to a question in Essential's Reddit AMA about Verizon compatibility by stating that the company had been in process of acquiring certification for the PH-1 on Verizon’s network in the US which “Could come as soon as tomorrow!”
Rubin mentions that you might have to reboot the phone before it can accept a Verizon SIM.
My PH1 is smooth as butter and fast, no issues here, it is also IP54 certified, reason for no IP68 certification is do to the materials used "Titanium & Ceramic" not cheap all glass and aluminum, you want one of those devices you have plenty of c...
First of all, I compared the Essential PH-1 with the other flagships (S8 duo, Note 8, V30, U11 and so on), and not with mid-rangers or so. Because price, etc., compared (more or less) that what it is. So, by mentioning its brightness, I didn't meant ...
What lack of brightness are you taking about, also the PH1 worked just fine on Verizon before the official certification.