Essential PH-1 Phone-How essential is the Andy Rubin Essential Phone

Andy Rubin Essential Phone

Co-founder of Danger and Android-Andy Rubin has finally unveiled the Essential phone also known as PH-1[ PH-ONE] The phone may look like normal Android phone judging by design but you are looking at a true flagship device and is priced at around $700.

Andy Rubin Essential Phone

The phone comes bundled with a titanium frame, which is said to be tougher than aluminium and will not scratch or bend when you drop the phone. It has an elegant edge-edge display with corny gorilla glass 5 serving as protection. It’s a 5.7-inch LTPS device with an aspect ratio of 19:10 and a QHD resolution (1,312×2,560px).

Andy Rubin phone

There is a dual 13MP camera at the back- one RGB and the second monochrome. The 8MP front-facing camera can shoot in 4k @ 30fps video, 1080p @ 60fps and 720p @ 120fps just like the main camera. It also comes with essential accessories like a 360° camera that can be attached to the back of the phone where there are two pin magnetic connectors as well as essential phone dock which can charge the phone while serving as a dock.

Andy Rubin essential phone image

In the performance side of things, the essential phone (PH-1) is powered by the latest Snapdragon 835 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage with no option to expand via MicroSD Card. It will boot Android operating system with a blend of Andy Rubin’s OS.

Essential phone back

Connectivity options on the device include USB-C, WIFI Hotspot Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS and Wireless charging port but unfortunately, the Essential Phone doesn’t have the essential 3.5mm audio jack. It is powered by 3040mAh battery. The Essential phone will cost $700 and will be available in the US for now.

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Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone Key Specs and Features

  • Display: 5.7-inch QHD display
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • RAM: 4GB
  • ROM: 128GB
  • Rear Camera: 13MP + 13MP rear camera
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • Battery: 3040mAH capacity

Essential Phone (PH-1) Price And Specifications

BRAND Essential
MODELPH-1
DATE ANNOUNCEDMay 2017
STATUSAvailable Soon
SIM TYPESingle
OPERATING SYSTEM (OS)Android 7.1 Nougat

                                                                                   BODY

BUILD5.7-inch
HEIGHT  141.5mm
WIDTH 71.1mm
THICKNESS 7.8mm
WEIGHT  185g
COLOURSStella Grey, Black moon , Ocean depths, white

                                                                             DISPLAY

DISPLAY TYPEIPS Touch Screen
DISPLAY RESOLUTION1,312 x 2,560px
SCREEN PROTECTIONCorny Gorilla Glass
PIXEL PER DENSITY (PPI)443 ppi pixel density
MULTI TOUCHYes

                                                                                CAMERA

SECONDARY CAMERA 13MP + 13MP
CAMERA FEATURESAutofocus, Dual Flash.
PRIMARY CAMERA 8MP
VIDEO FPSin 4k @ 30fps video, 1080p @ 60fps and 720p @ 120fps

                                                                             HARDWARE

PROCESSOR TYPEQualcomm Snapdragon 835
CPUocta-Core
CPU FREQUENCY 2.45GHZ
GRAPHICS PROCESSOR UNIT(GPU)Adreno 540

                                                                                     STORAGE

INBUILT STORAGE128GB
RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY4GB
EXTERNAL STORAGENO

CONNECTIVITY

WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
BLUETOOTH VERSION5.0
USB VERSIONType C
NFCYes
RADIONO
GPS Yes, A-GPS
INFRAREDYes

                                                                             NETWORK

NETWORK TYPEGSM / WCDMA / LTE
2G 850, 900MHz
3G 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
4G LTE Yes
GPRSYes
EDGEYes

                                                                           MULTIMEDIA

AUDIO FILE FORMATSmp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
VIDEO FILE FORMATSMPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
LOUDSPEAKERSYes
3.5MM JACKNO
RING TONESYes
MESSAGINGYes
BROWSERYes

                                                                              SENSORS

COMPASSYes
PROXIMITY SENSORYes
ACCELEROMETERYes
AMBIENT LIGHT SENSORYes
GYROSCOPEYes
BAROMETERYes
FINGERPRINTYes

                                                                                 BATTERY

BATTERY CAPACITY3040mAh battery
BATTERY TYPELi-Polymer Battery
ACCELEROMETER Yes

 

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