Essential Phone colors, Google Pixel sales, Amazing Amazfit Bip battery (MobileTechRoundup show #423)

A new phone arrives at my house on Tuesday while I continue to be impressed by he incredible battery life of the Amazfit Bip watch.

Grab your favorite beverage before listening to MobileTechRoundup show #423 and prepare to make fun of my latest purchase.

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  • Essential Phone gets Android 8.1 beta, new colors and Amazon exclusive color (plus a lower price tag).
  • Pixel sales for 2017 estimated at 3.9M: Good or bad?
  • How does the Amazfit Bip smartwatch get 30+ days on a charge?
  • Huawei & ZTE phones vs. the US government
  • Android Auto may get Wi-Fi support so you can lose the USB cable.
  • Samsung Unpacked next week (live streaming - look at the video 20 seconds in; appears to be mechanical zoom or aperture)
  • The Nintendo Switch has changed Matt's life.

Running time: 72 minutes

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