Despite some missteps, I think the Essential Phone is a pretty solid device, and it’s looking to get better as we go forward. Now, over a month after the phone started shipping to customers, the “Pure White” color variant is available for purchase.

The Essential Phone in “Black Moon” has been shipping since early-September, but all other color variants were delayed with no ETAs on when they would be available. Now the second color option is available in “Pure White,” and it’s quite the looker.

In terms of build quality and materials, there’s nothing different about the Essential Phone in “Pure White” versus the black model. You’re still getting that wonderful titanium and ceramic build I praised in my review, and also the same 5.7-inch LCD display up front. The only difference here is the color, and that white model is absolutely gorgeous if you ask me (or Mr. Seth Weintraub). For hiding fingerprints and the inevitable scratches alone, this is the model you should pick up.

The “Pure White” Essential Phone is available now wherever the phone is sold, including Essential’s website.


Check out 9to5Google on YouTube for more news:

FTC: We use income earning auto affiliate links. More.


Check out 9to5Google on YouTube for more news:

You’re reading 9to5Google — experts who break news about Google and its surrounding ecosystem, day after day. Be sure to check out our homepage for all the latest news, and follow 9to5Google on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to stay in the loop. Don’t know where to start? Check out our exclusive stories, reviews, how-tos, and subscribe to our YouTube channel

About the Author