Essential Phone with 5.7-inch display, Snapdragon 835, 4 GB RAM introduced at $699

As expected, the creator of Android, Andy Rubin has introduced the smartphone, Essential Phone. The mobile comes with a ceramic and titanium body which offers a rich look. The best part about the smartphone is that you can attach a 360 degree camera to it. The company is also providing charging dock. The gadget runs on Android, but the company has not provided any details regarding the version number of the OS.

Let us have a deeper look at its specifications now.

Essential Phone Specifications

Display

The smartphone sports a 5.7-inch Corning Gorilla Glass 5 cover glass display at a resolution of 2560 x 1312 pixels.

Platform

It is powered by 2.45GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa core processor (Quad + 1.9GHz Quad) and runs on Android out of the box.

Storage

The device comes with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage

Camera

It has 13MP Dual RGB + Mono camera with image fusion technology, 13MP True Monochrome mode f/1.85 lens, Video recording at 4K 30fps, 1080p 60fps or 720p 120fps and 8MP resolution with 16:9 aspect ratio f/2.20 fixed hyperfocal lens, Video recording at 4K 30fps, 1080p 60fps or 720p 120fps.

Connectivity and Sensors

The mobile is equipped with fingerprint sensor on board besides supporting USB Type C, Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac with MIMO, NFC, GPS and GLONASS connectivity features.

Battery and Dimensions

The smartphone packs a 3040 mAh battery with fast charging technology and weighs 185 grams with 41.5mm x 71.1mm x 7.8mm size measurements.

Additional features

It comes with 4 microphones that has noise cancellation and beam forming features.

Price and Availability

Essential Phone will be available in Ocean Depths, Pure White, Stellar Grey, and Black Moon colors and is currently available for pre-order in the United States.

The mobile is priced at $699 while the 360 degree camera accessory comes at $749.

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