Carl Pei’s new company, Nothing, bought Essential to get his patents.
We recently informed you that the Essential brand is now part of the new company of OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei. didn’t say anything. Now we have just learned the reason this purchase took place, which was nothing more than obtained substantial patents.
This is the real reason to buy Essential by Nothing
As they could confirm from GSMArena Carl Pei, co-founder of OnePlus and owner of Nothing has confirmed that his new company has acquired Essential in order to obtain its patents.
First, let’s dwell on the situation that is essential A brand founded by Andy Rubin in 2017, one of the fathers of Android, who closed its doors just three years later, in February 2020, after using a single terminal, the Indispensable phone.
Yes, the rumors are true, we acquired the brands from Essential. Today we’re all at Nothing and right now we have nothing to share regarding our plans with Essential.
– Carl Pei (@getpeid) February 17, 2021
Carl Pei himself has confirmed that the purchase of the Essential brands was made by Nothing in order to preserve its patents did not want to disclose what use they intend for these patents.
Earlier this month Nothing announced that the first product would be launched in the summer, especially a wireless headset. In addition, its founder stated that he wanted Create an ecosystem of devices that are interconnected and work seamlessly with one another.
With all of this information on the table, it does not seem inappropriate to believe that we might be attending in not too long a time the launch of the first Nothing brand smartphonealthough we will have to wait and see if this new company is ready compete in a market as demanding as smartphones.