Essential Phone

Last Updated: 27th May 2019
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Essential Phone summary

Essential Phone smartphone was launched in May 2017. The phone comes with a 5.71-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1312x2560 pixels.

Essential Phone is powered by a 1.9GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. It comes with 4GB of RAM.

The Essential Phone runs Android and is powered by a 3,040mAh non-removable battery.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Essential Phone on the rear packs 13-megapixel camera. It sports a 8-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.

Essential Phone based on Android and packs 128GB of inbuilt storage. The Essential Phone is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Nano-SIM card.

Connectivity options on the Essential Phone include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, NFC, USB OTG, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass/ magnetometer.

The Essential Phone measures 141.50 x 71.10 x 7.80mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 185.00 grams. It was launched in Black Moon, Stellar Grey, Pure White, and Ocean Depths colours.

Display5.71-inch
ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 835
Front Camera8-megapixel
Resolution1312x2560 pixels
RAM4GB
OSAndroid
Storage128GB
Rear Camera13-megapixel
Battery Capacity3040mAh
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Essential Phone full specifications

GENERAL

Alternate namesEssential PH-1
Release dateMay 2017
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)141.50 x 71.10 x 7.80
Weight (g)185.00
Battery capacity (mAh)3040
Removable batteryNo
ColoursBlack Moon, Stellar Grey, Pure White, Ocean Depths

DISPLAY

Screen size (inches)5.71
TouchscreenYes
Resolution1312x2560 pixels

HARDWARE

Processor1.9GHz octa-core
Processor makeQualcomm Snapdragon 835
RAM4GB
Internal storage128GB
Expandable storageNo

CAMERA

Rear camera13-megapixel
Rear flashYes
Front camera8-megapixel

SOFTWARE

Operating systemAndroid

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPSYes
BluetoothYes
NFCYes
InfraredNo
USB OTGYes
FMNo
Number of SIMs1
SIM 1
SIM TypeNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes

SENSORS

Compass/ MagnetometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorYes
GyroscopeYes
BarometerYes
Temperature sensorNo
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By Taher Radiowala | 20 Sep 2017
Superb perfect phone
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