Essential Phone specifications

The Essential Phone is more than a new device. It’s a new device from a new company. Headed by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, Essential is trying to be different in a massive and competitive crowd. The Essential Phone, though, appears to be capable of hanging with the best of the best. Its design is remarkable, and its specifications are high-end.

There’s reason to believe Essential has a winner on its hands, but we’ll let you check out the specifications and share what you think.

 Essential Phone
AnnouncedMay 30, 2017
Release2017
Display5.71-inch (2560x1312) LTPS LCD
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 835
RAM4GB
Storage128GB of internal storage
Rear Camera13MP + 13MP w/ laser autofocus, phase detection, LED flash
Front Camera8MP
Battery3040mAh (non-removable)
ChargingUSB Type-C
SoundBottom-facing speakers
SoftwareAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
ConnectivityBluetooth 5.0, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, GPS
SensorsAmbient, proximity, accelerometer, gyro, compass, fingerprint
Measurements141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8mm
Weight185g
ColorsBlack Moon, Pure White, Stellar Grey, Ocean Depths

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  • Darcy

    Disappointingly this device has no micro SD card slot, no waterproofing and no headphone jack, so this is not an essential phone for me. Shame was really looking forward to it, nevermind there’s still Nokia on the horizon.