Essential Phone: Specifications & Review

Essential Phone

The Essential Phone is an Android smartphone manufactured, developed and marketed by Essential Products and designed by Android co-founder Andy Rubin.  The phone was officially revealed on May 30, 2017.

Essential Phone: Specifications & Review
TheCosmoTech
Manufacturer Essential Products
Model PH-1
Price $ 499
Human Input + Sensors
10 finger multitouch, Fingerprint reader, Proximity sensor, Barometer, Accelerometer, Magnetometer and Gyroscope.
Type Smartphone
Ports
USB Type-C
Dimensions 141.5 mm (5.57 in) H
71.1 mm (2.80 in) W
7.8 mm (0.31 in) D
Weight 185 g (6.5 oz)
Operating system Android 7.1.1 “Nougat” (release)
chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
CPU Octa-core Kryo 280
GPU Adreno 540
Memory 4 GB RAM
Storage 128 GB
Battery 3,040 mAh, attached
Display 5.71 inches (14.5 cm) 2560 x 1312 QHD, 19.5:10 aspect ratio
Rear camera 13 MP dual RGB + monochrome camera with f/1.85 lens, video at 4K 30fps, 1080p 60fps or 720p 120fps
Front camera 8 MP resolution with 16:9 aspect ratio, f/2.2 fixed hyperfocal lens, video at 4K 30fps, 1080p 60fps or 720p 120fps
Connectivity Bluetooth 5 LE
Wi-Fi: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac with MIMO
NFC, GPS and GLONASS
USB Type-C
Other Titanium body
Ceramic back
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 cover glass
Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
Modular pogo pins that transmit over Wireless USB
Website essential.com
Essential Phone: Specifications & Review
Essential Phone: Specifications & Review

Network compatibility

               Bands
CDMA EV-DO Rev. A
(CDMA band number)
GSM
(MHz)
UMTS
(UTRA band number)
LTE-FDD
(E-UTRA band number)
LTE-TDD
(E-UTRA band number)
TD-SCDMA(E-UTRA band number)
0, 1, 10 850/900/1800/1900 1, 2, 4–6, 8 1–8, 11–13, 17, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28–39, 66 38–43 34, 39

 

Essential Phone: Specifications & Review
Essential Phone: Specifications & Review

Features

The founder of Android created the Essential Phone with features you care about and want, nothing more.

Essential Phone: Specifications & Review
Essential Phone: Specifications & Review
  • Larger Screen

    Essential’s 5.71-inch edge-to edge Quad HD Display is the first impression of the phone.

  • Minimal Design

    The Phone is designed with premium materials like titanium, ceramic, and Gorilla Glass 5. There is no logo or branding in the phone as well.

  • Capture everything

    Moreover 4k with the 360º Camera is pre installed in the device.

  • Terrible Storage Capacity

    128GB of storage: no need of external storage options.

  • Pure Android

    The Essential Phone runs pure Android. It’s smooth, fast, fluid, and not weighed down by unnecessary apps or preloads.

  • Essential Phone: Specifications & Review
    Essential Phone: Specifications & Review