I’m really excited about how this is shaping up. Eager to get it in more people’s hands… pic.twitter.com/LRzQCFSKTm
— Andy Rubin (@Arubin) March 27, 2017
Andy Rubin, after launching Android revolutionized the smart phone industry with android smart phones, which a common man can afford to have a smartphone with great features, after Andy Rubin left Google, Andy was working on this super secret project, that is ESSENTIAL, he wanted to simplify and enrich the mobile computing experience, with Essential he’s launching a device which is to be connected to all the smart devices in your home into a single device/dock running on ambient OS.
— Andy Rubin (@Arubin) May 30, 2017
Essential Phone PH-1
PH-1 is gonna be the first smartphone by ESSENTIAL, known to change the mobile experience, as shown by Andy Rubin himself, its a well designed phone with almost bezel-less display, sporting a titanium body, with a special magnetic pin for attachments/mods, similar to what we have seen in Moto z.
Essential also launched a mod, a small 360 degree camera. which can render real-time 360 degree view, the phone would come in two versions one with glossy mirror finish and other with matte finish also with variety of colors and materials.
the Solid rectangular form factor houses a 5.71-inch QHD 19:10 aspect ratio edge-to-edge display which is greater than Samsung S8 infinity display as the essential phone has almost bezel-less display covering the secondary camera up-top.
- Snapdragon 835 processor,
- 128GB UFS 2.1 storage,
- 4GB RAM,
- Bluetooth 5.0,
- USB Type-C port,
- 3040mAh battery with fast charging,
- and connectivity on all of the major carriers, including Verizon
The phone is said to be modular and having more such add-ons similar to moto-mods, which can be connected to the two pin at the back of the phone
Essential phone comes with a Type-C cable, 3.5mm headphone adapter, and fast charger. Also if you tend to reserve soon , Essential will let you add-on the 360-degree camera for an extra $50.
For 699$ it does offer premium materials and specifications, but will it live upto end-user expectations? more to see!