Andy Rubin’s Essential phone may have shown up in this Michelin ad

A new ad for Michelin features a surprise guest star – perhaps it is Andy Rubin’s Essential Android smartphone. Check out the ad below, the handset appears for a moment at 0:07.

Here’s a still shot so you don’t have to hover over the Pause button.

The mystery phone in the Michelin ad – possibly Andy Rubin’s Essential phone

Notice how only the top corners are rounded. This excludes the Xiaomi Mi Mix where all four corners are rounded. And it’s not a Sharp Aquos Crystal either. The thin, button-less bottom rules out other options as well.

So, what’s all the fuss about?…