Essential Phone Looks Great. Will it Sell?

Looks like a great phone. I wonder who the target audience is tho. After watching Andy Rubin interview at the Code Conference, it is clear the story of Andy Rubin as the inventor of Android is key to the marketing of the Essential Phone.  But beyond the hardcore Android fan, Andy Rubin is an unknown; and one would be hard-pressed to pry a Pixel from the hands of the Android enthusiast.

Source: Is Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone Really That Essential? | Androidheadlines.com