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Date published: 2019-10-09
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Android creator Andy Rubin, who's kept a low profile since a report a year ago about his alleged sexual misconduct helped set off a mass movement at Google, stepped out of the shadows on Tuesday.
Posting on Twitter for the first time since July, Rubin, the CEO of device maker Essential, tweeted out images of what looks to be a new, narrow smartphone. He didn't give its name, a date for when it might be released, or say much about it at all. Instead, he just tweeted out a video and two photographs and indicated that the device would be different from other phones on the market, with an innovative user interface, or UI.
"New UI for radically different formfactor," Rubin said in a tweet.
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In an email, Essential spokeswoman Shari Doherty confirmed the company has a new gadget in the works, but didn't offer any additional details.
"We've been working on a new device that's now in early testing with our team outside the lab," Doherty said in the email. "We look forward to sharing more in the near future."
The new device is long and narrow, shaped something like a candy bar or an iPod nano. It has a bulge on its back for what looks to be a camera and comes in at least four metallic finishes that appear to change colors as the viewing angle changes.
—Andy Rubin (@Arubin) October 8, 2019
Rubin unveiled the first Essential phone to much fanfare two years ago. Despite the phone's pedigree, it sold poorly and Essential reportedly cancelled a second model last year and laid off 30% of its staff.
However, Rubin, a former Google executive who led the company's development of Android, has hinted at least twice this year that Essential had another device in the works.
"We'll make an announcement. Hang tight," he said in June in response to a call from a Twitter use to make another phone.
Responding to another Twitter user wondering if Essential was "going to have a second act," Rubin in April said: "What do you think we're doing over here? We're a consumer products ...


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