Essential Phone by Android creator Andy Rubin’s is Official

If something is coming from the stables of Android creator it has to be something special, the Essential phone is surely one such device which comes with an amazing display which is a bezel-less. The display is not the only unique thing about the Essential phone but it comes with the modular phone concept which we have seen with Moto devices and LG G5. So we can say that the Essential phone takes two new and amazing concepts – Bezel less display from the Mi Mix and the Modular concept form LG and Motorola and brings out the Essential phone.

Essential Phone specifications and price

It is not just about design and the modular concept, but the specifications which the device comes with are in competition with the Flagships from other companies. The Essential phone sports a 5.7-inch quad-HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection which is also seen on the back of the device which is covered in glass.

Specifications of Essential Phone:

  • Display: 5.7-inch quad-HD display with corning gorilla 5
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • RAM and storage: 4GB RAM with 128GB internal storage
  • Camera: 13MP + 12MP rear camera with one monochrome and another color, it comes with an 8MP front facing camera
  • OS: Android 7 Nougat (not revealed)

It is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 competing with the Flagships from other companies. The device is built with a combination of titanium and ceramic and is said to come out of drops without a blemish as seen in aluminum devices. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage space. Coming to the modular accessories which the device is said to support using the magnetic connector and wireless data transfer. The Essential phone is said to ship with a 360-degree camera along with a charging dock.

The 3.5mm headphone jack is missing and it will comes with a headphone dongle in the box. The device comes with a dual 13MP rear camera set up similar to the ones seen in Huawei P9 and P10 – first camera is monochrome and the second one is a color one. The front camera is an 8MP sensor which is capable of capturing 4K resolution video.

The device is going to be a no nonsense one as we can see no logo on the device and we are expecting the OS also to be clean without any bloatware as it is coming from non other than Andy Rubin.

The Essential Phone is priced at $699 which is spot on considering the Bezel less display, top notch specifications and the modular additions. It surely will be taking on the devices like Galaxy S8 and LG G6 in the market.


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