Essential PhoneEssential Phone

+ smartphones

Essential Phone
  • Operating system

    Android 7

  • Screen size

    5.7 in

  • Processor frequency

    2.45 GHz

  • Add my opinion
  • I have it (0)
  • I had it (0)
  • I want it (0)

A question or a problem on the Essential Phone? Create a discussion and our team will answer you!

Key points

Barometer

Yes

CDMA

Yes

Capacity

3040 mAh

Photo resolution (Front camera)

8 MP

Video resolution

2160 p

Photo resolution

13 MP

Thickness

7.8 in

Screen size

5.7 in

PPI

505

Processor frequency

2.45 GHz

RAM

4096 MB

Internal storage

128 GB

Weak points

Radio

No

Available

No

Removable storage

No

Audio

No

Weight

185 oz

Comparison tests

Here is a list of comparison tests available between the Essential Phone and others smartphones.

Compare prices

  • Country :
  • FR
  • US
  • GB
  • DE
  • SE
  • IT
  • ES
  • NL
  • BR
  • Filter the prices :
  • Free shipping
  • Black
  • White
Dealer Informations Total price Base price
Amazon Marketplace Essential Phone in Halo Gray – 128 GB Unlocked Titanium and Ceramic phone with Edge-to-Edge Display $310.00 Free shipping $310.00 $310.00
Amazon Marketplace Essential Phone 128 GB Unlocked with Full Display, Dual Camera – Black Moon $334.50 Free shipping $334.50 $334.50
Amazon Marketplace Essential Phone in Pure White – 128 GB Unlocked Titanium and Ceramic phone with Edge-to-Edge Display $338.99 Free shipping $338.99 $338.99

Expert reviews

The Verge

Even though it was announced less than three months ago at the Code Conference, there's already enough mythology surrounding the Essential Phone to...

TechRadar

For a brand with no track record of making smartphones, the Essential Phone is an intriguing first attempt. It's going for the long game by offering a...

phoneArena

The creator of Android, Andy Rubin, was instrumental in changing the world of technology as we know it. The Android ecosystem alone has catapulted...

SlashGear

The first Essential Phone was a good device, and everything that the first wave of Android phone enthusiasts could have wanted. But by the time the...

TechRadar

For a brand with no track record of making smartphones, the Essential Phone is an intriguing first attempt. It's going for the long game by offering a...

My opinion

Add your opinion

Satisfied or not by your purchase?

give your opinion and help users to make their choice!

Ergonomics
  • -
Multimedia
  • -
Display screen
  • -
more

Add your opinion

There is no opinion yet, be the first to add an opinion on the Essential Phone.

Technical specifications

General
Operating system Android 7
Available No
Released (US) June 2017
Original price (US) 700 $
Released (FR) November 2017
Design Candybar
Color
White
Blue
Grey
Black
Rugged No
Display
Screen type LTPS IPS LCD
Resolution 2560x1312 pixels
Screen size 5.7 in
Touchscreen Yes
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Multitouch Yes
Colors 16 777 216
3D No
PPI 505
Network
GSM Yes
GSM frequencies 850
900
1800
1900
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
UMTS Yes
UMTS Frequencies 850
900
1700/2100
1900
2100
HSPA Yes
HSPA+ Yes
Maximum theoretical bandwith 42 Mbit/s
CDMA Yes
CDMA Frequencies 800
1900
4G LTE Yes
LTE Frequencies 700
800
850
900
1700/2100
1800
1900
2100

2500
2600
Digital Camera / Video
Back camera Yes
3D No
Photo resolution 13 MP
Video resolution 2160 p
Flash Yes
Flash type LED
Features Face detection
Geo tagging
High Dynamic Range Mode (HDR)
Panorama
Touch focus
Front camera Yes
Photo resolution 8 MP
Front Flash No
Sensor
Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Compass Yes
Barometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Size and weight
71.1 in
7.8 in
141.5 in
185 oz
Essential Phone
Height 141.5 in
Width 71.1 in
Thickness 7.8 in
Weight 185 oz
Hardware
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Processor frequency 2.45 GHz
Core number Octo Core
RAM 4096 MB
Internal storage 128 GB
Removable storage No
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standard 802.11a
802.11ac
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi hotspot Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 5.0
Profiles Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP)
Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)
Low Energy (LE)
GPS Yes
GPS type A-GPS
USB Yes
USB connector type Type-C
USB features USB charging
Mass storage device
Audio No
HDMI No
DLNA No
NFC Yes
Dual SIM No
Infrared No
Multimedia
Music player Yes
Supported formats eAAC+
FLAC
MP3
WAV
Video player Yes
Supports H.265
MPEG4
Xvid
Radio No
FM Transmitter No
Battery
Battery type Lithium-ion
Capacity 3040 mAh
Qi wireless charging No
Quick Charge Yes



Information from the technical sheet of the Essential Phone are only indicative, if you notice an error, please inform us with the icon displayed on the right of each specifications.

Title of your discussion

Add your content

What is your question?

Add all additional details to explain your question

Add the discussion