When the Essential Phone was announced, everyone was pretty exited. First of all it’s coming from Andy Rubin who literally gifted us Android & second was the Crazy Bezel-less design & top notch specifications of the device. But, then we ran into delays, then more delays & so on but, now the Essential Phone is finally Available in North America at price of $699 & it goes all the way upto $749 in case you also purchase the 360 Degree Camera module bundled with the device.
As I mentioned earlier, the specifications of this phone are top notch. Here’s a small summery of some important specs,
- 5.71 inch 2560 x 1312 QHD Display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Top of the line Snapdragon 835 Processor with Adreno 540 GPU
- 4GB LPDDR4 RAM with 128 GB of UFS 2.1 Storage
- Dual f-1.85 13 MP Rear Cameras (Regular + Monochrome)
- f-2.2 8 MP Front Camera
- 3040 mAh Non-removable Battery
- 2G/3G/4G Connectivity Options
- 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 5.0
- Android Nougat
- Titanium Chassy
Andy Rubin also promised that the Essential Phone will get regular Software Updates for Two Years. Also, adding the 360 Degree Camera module on top of the device let’s the device shoot 4K (3840 x 1920) 360 Degree Video at 3o frames per second. So, the overall package looks quite promising.