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Andy Rubin, co-founder of the mobile operating system for Android, introduced this week the essential product line, which includes a high-end smartphone and a home assistant loudspeaker, among others. While smartphone pricing details, Essential PH1, have already been announced, Andy Rubin has now provided information on when the smartphone will hit the shelves. While speaking at the 2017 Code Conference, Rubin revealed that the Essential PH1 aka Essential Phone will begin shipping later this month. It is worth noting that the smartphone has already gone on sale in the US. The smartphone costs $ 699, which is approximately Rs 45,000. Andy Rubin's company seems to be focusing on the western market right now and there is no news on when the smartphone and other smartphone devices will be available in international markets, including India. ALSO READ: The essential handset of the Android creator checks the correct boxes, but would India even care? In addition to the availability details, Andy Rubin has also elaborated more on what to expect from the smartphone. Although the essential phone has front-line hardware, the smartphone will include a new AI and will be open to include third-party AIs such as Google Assistant and Microsoft's Cortana in the near future. RELATED: Andy Rubin assumes Android establishment Also talked about Ambient operating system. Rubin reveals that Ambient OS will also be an open source. It is worth noting that the open source strategy had paid off for Android to a great extent. Currently, Android is the largest mobile operating system in the world. However, the biggest headache of Android has been fragmentation with a large number of users who are missing out on key updates and new features. Rubin, however, played the apprehensions about a potential fragmentation problem for the environmental operating system. He pointed out that "no one gets 100 percent updates, it 's impossible ". Rubin also took the dig at Apple's claims of 80 percent modernization rate, stating that the rate is actually around 60 to 70 percent. Also read: Andy Rubin Essential PH-1 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. Sony Xperia XZ Premium for OS Ambient, Rubin said the company had a solution to address the upgrade issue. While he did not elaborate what the solution was really, he just pointed out that he turned the management service into the back end. There is more information on how the Ambient operating system will work and how it will evolve in the future. You can