Essential brand is founded by Andy Rubin who also happens to be one of the creator of Android. Essential phone comes in 5.71full view notch display with 19:10 aspect ratio. It has 4GB RAM and 128GB ROM and pixel density is 504ppi. Price of Essential phone in USA is 499 USD and in India it is 34,999. However it is yet to announce entry in Indian space.
USP and Key Features Essential Phone
- 5.71 inch Display with 19:10 aspect ratio
- 360 degree personal camera
- Dual Rear camera 13MP RGB+13MP Mono camera
- Android P beta ready device
- Qualcomm snapdragon 835
- 4GB RAM and 128GB ROM
- 8 MP selfie Camera
- IP54 water and dust resistant
- 3040 mAh with fast charging
IRS Rating : 4.1/5
Review and Analysis Essential Ph 1
Essential PH1 is beautifully designed titanium body phone with corning gorilla glass 5 and ceramic back. It comes with 128GB inbuilt storage with 4GB RAM. Essential phone is available in Ocean Depths, Stellar gray, copper black and halo Gray color options.
It comes with magnetic connector for wireless data transfer and thus keep phone chord free and remove usage of dongle, charger accessories.
USP of Essential phone is 360 degree personal camera. while 360 degree cameras are bulky and complicated Essential comes with world’s smallest 360degree camera. It is best in any class.
Essential PH1 has titanium body unlike aluminum by most brands for durability. Brand claims that it can survive a bad accident and tested on solid concrete drop test.
As it comes in full edge to edge display it is big screen small phone. Essential Ph1 comes with selfie camera supporting 4k video recording.
Full Features and Specifications of Essential Phone
Screen Size : 5.71inch edge to edge display with 19:10 aspect ratio
Screen Resolution : QHD 2560*1312 pixels
Display Type : Titanium body with Ceramic back and corning gorilla glass 5
Physical Dimensions : 141.5*71.1*7.8mm
Weight : 185 gms
RAM : 4GB
ROM : 128GB UFS 2.1
Memory expandable : No
Operating System : Android P Beta ready device
Processor : Kryo 280 Octa-core (2.45GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10nm processor
Chipset : Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
GPU : Adreno 540, 710MHz, 64bit
Rear Camera : Dual rear camera, 13MP Dual RGB + Mono camera image fusion technology + 13MP True Monochrome mode, Aperture f/1.85 lens, Hybrid Auto Focus combing Contrast, Phase Detect and IR Laser Assist Focus, 4K video recording at 30fps, 1080p HD video recording at 30fps or 60fps and 720p Slow-mo video recording at 120fps
Selfie Camera : 8MP, Aperture f/2.20 fixed hyper focal lens, 4K and 1080p HD video recording at 30fps
Sim Slot : nano Sim
Network : UMTS/HSPA+: 1, 2, 4, 5 6, 8 GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz CDMA EV-DO Rev. A: 0, 1, 10 FDD-LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66 TDD-LTE: 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43 TD-SCDMA: 34, 39
Connectivity : Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac with MIMO, NFC
Sensors: 10 finger multi-touch, Fingerprint reader, Proximity, Ambient light sensor, Barometer, Accelerometer, Magnetometer and Gyroscope
Navigation and Positioning : GPS and GLONASS
Color Options : Ocean Depths, Stellar Gray, Copper Black and Halo Gray.
Battery : 3040 mAh with 27w fast charger
In the box contents : Ph-1 phone, USB cable type C, 27W fast charger, Headphone adapter type c to 3.5mm
water and Dust resistant : IP54
Price in India : 499 USD or 33,990 Indian Rupees