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.

The Essential Phone is official, and it’s incredibly sexy but a bit mysterious

Being average-looking is fine, but being attractive-looking makes everything better. The Essential Phone is downright sexy. Essential is doing away with bezels while focusing on strength. Created from titanium and ceramic rather than aluminum, it has a body capable of withstanding drops and knocks no other phone can. And there’s a barely-there border around the display.

Of course you need to be more than nice to look at, though. Essential seems to know that. Its first phone, a 2017 flagship without question, is high-end. The specifications show that, and the price reaffirms that.

LG working with Qualcomm on Snapdragon 845 for LG G7

With almost all flagships phones coming out in 2017 being equipped with the Snapdragon 835 processor, at least in the U.S. and other non-Asian markets, it is no surprise that Qualcomm is already working on the successor which appears to be the Snapdragon 845 for 2018 flagships. One company that wants to make sure they do not miss out, like they did this year, is LG according to a new report.

Latest OnePlus 5 teaser asks you to decide which picture is from the 2017 flagship

OnePlus decided to engage in a little more hyping of the upcoming OnePlus 5 today via a tweet regarding the new device’s camera capabilities. This follows a bit of a pattern by the company of trying to create some buzz and control their message by being the source of “leaks” regarding the new flagship smartphone slated for release later this summer.

T-Mobile portfolio now includes Kyocera DuraForce Pro and Alcatel Go Flip

While many  consumers are able to find a satisfactory standard smartphone from many of the big name manufacturers, that does not mean some niche markets are still looking for options. Today T-Mobile announced they are adding a pair of devices to their on-line and retail sales channels for buyers with some unique needs. Both the Kyocera DuraForce Pro and Alcatel Go Flip are now available on the magenta network.

Essential teases a unique, mysterious image of upcoming smartphone

Next week newcomer to the smartphone market Essential will announce their first smartphone. Although the company is new, it has some serious history in the form of none other than Andy Rubin, one of Android’s co-founders. That connection is generating a lot of buzz for Essential and the company decided to try to amp it up just a bit today by tweeting out a mysterious image of the upcoming device.

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