Essential PH-1 Smartphone by Andy Rubin Price Specification USA

Essential PH-1 Smartphone: Price Specification USA

Isn’t it a good idea to have a mobile device, crafted by the very own makers of Android OS?:

Andy Rubin’s(Android Co-Maker), Essential Smartphone, is now live at Bestbuy market place. The smartphone is featured on Bestbuy website in two variants sporting different price tags. First variant is a Sprint locked type, going for $699.99 while the unlocked version going for $749.99. 


The smartphone is available in pure white and black moon coloured variants in Bestbuy. Therefore, USA residents can simply opt for this device by simply making a query with: Essential, at Bestbuy website.


A Quick Look @the Specs:

  • 5.71 inches size
  • 1312pixels by 2560pixels resolution
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 2160p video recording
  • Snapdragon 835 chipset
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 3040mAh capacity battery



Coming to the specs department, Essential smartphone is driven by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. Coupled with onboard 4GB RAM and sporting 128GB storage.



Now to the aspect of display: Essential smartphone sports edge to edge type of display featuring trimmed down bezels on either sides. Essential smartphone is unique in its own design, can easily be differentiated from other android devices out there.



As for the body, the smartphone is covered with a combination of both ceramic and titanium, reminds me of Ceramic Xiaomi MI5. At the front of the smartphone is a front mounted touch identification sensors.


The smartphone also has room for addition of more modular features, like the 360 camera. This modules are made possible using a type of magnetic connector tech inside of the device. The size is 5.7 inches while the dimension measures 141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm and weighs 185g. Available in Ocean Depths, Pure White, Stellar Grey and Black Moon colour options.



A quick look at the camera: Essential smartphone rear camera is a 12MP unite sporting f/1.8 aperture. At the front resides a selfie shooter, 8MP in size.



The battery is a non-removable Li-Ion type, with 3040mAh in capacity and sporting a Fast battery charging feature.


Price of Essential Smartphone in USA

  • $699.99


See Full Specs below: 

Essential PH-1 Smartphone Specification


  • Android 7.1 (Nougat) OS
  • Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset
  • Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) processors
  • Adreno 540 GPU
  • 128 GB
  • 4GB RAM
  • GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE Network
  •  141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm
  • 185 g weight built with Titanium+ceramic frame
  • Nano SIM
  •  LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 16M colours
  • 5.71 inches in size
  • 1312 x 2560 pixels (504 ppi pixel density)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3040 mAh battery(Fast Charge)
  • Ocean Depths, Stellar Gray, Pure White, Black Moon



Rear Cam

  • 13 MP, f/1.9 aperture
    • phase detection & laser autofocus
    • LED flash
    • Geo-tagging
    • touch focus
    • face detection
    • HDR
    • panorama
    • Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps

Front Cam

  •  8 MP, f/2.2 aperture
  • 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps



  • MP3
  • WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker
  •  stereo speakers
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic



  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
  • hotspot
  • Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
  • NFC
  • USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector



  • accelerometer
  • gyro
  • proximity
  • compass
  • barometer

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