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Essential Phone


The Essential Phone is a 4G LTE smartphone with a 5.7-inch IPS LCD display, 1312x2560 resolution and 504ppi index. From within, there is an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with 4GB of RAM and the Adreno 540 GPU. Onboard storage is 128GB. The device has a 13MP camera in the back along with a 4K video recorder. A secondary camera is available in front with an 8MP resolution. Upon release, the phone runs on the latest Android 7 Nougat OS, has a fingerprint scanner, and NFC. There is a 3,040 mAh built-in battery included on the device. The Essential Phone is available in four color options called Black Moon, Pure White, Stellar Grey, and Ocean Depths.

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  • 4G Data Capable
  • Bluetooth
  • 5+ Megapixel Camera
  • 4+ Inch Display
  • Front-Facing Camera
  • GPS

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General Info
Data Type4G
Device TypeSmartphone
Operating SystemAndroid
Physical Specifications
Height5.57 Inches
Thickness0.31 Inches
Weight6.53 Ounces
KeyboardTouch Only
Phone FormOpen-Faced
Display Specifications
Display Size5.70 Inches
Touchscreen Size5.70 Inches
Audio/Video Specifications
Front Camera8.00 Megapixels
Rear Camera13.00 Megapixels
Hearing Aid CompatibilityNone
Battery Specifications
Standby Time0 Hours
Talk Time0 Minutes
Memory Specifications
Internal Memory128.00 GB
Expandable Memory0.00 GB

Is the Essential Phone Worth $500?

The Essential Phone had a rocky launch last year after many reviewers dismissed the phone for its sub-par camera performance and relatively high price tag. 

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Valid Until: December 15th, 2017


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