- Android 7.1 Nougat OS
- 2.45 GHz Octa Core Processor
- 4 GB RAM
- 5.7 Inch
- 2K Display
- 13 MP Rear camera
- 8 MP Front Camera
- 3G and 4G
- Dual SIM
- 3040 mAh battery
- Fingerprint Scanner
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Essential PH-1: Feature Packed Smartphone with a Strange Looking Front Shooter
Essential’s new smartphone is making news for all the right reasons. This gadget was unveiled by Andy Rubin a well known Android creator and boasts of several premium and exciting attributes
Build and Display:
Essential PH-1 flaunts a titanium ceramic build with the chassis measuring 7.80mm in thickness. The gadget weighs a mere 185 grams and offers dual SIM support.
A 5.70 inch screen is at the helm exhibiting a display resolution of 2560x1312 pixels. The panel is further safeguarded by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5.
This smartphone houses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 Chipset clubbed with the Adreno 540 GPU for excellent graphics. 4GB RAM is probably the best feature on display. However, we are upbeat for the massive, 128GB of internal storage support.
Essential PH -1 offers a rear facing, 13MP dual camera setup featuring flashlight support, PDAF and laser autofocus. There is an 8MP selfie snapper which is surprisingly placed on PH 1’s display obstructing the field of view.
This gadget runs the stock version of Android Nougat v7.1 and cuts down on bloatware.
Connectivity and Add Ons:
Most of the basic connectivity schemes like Wireless support, Bluetooth v5.0, 4G LTE, and NFC are persisted with. Apart from that, Elephant also comes equipped with a Type C connector, fingerprint sensor and a host of other attributes.
Powering this device is a non removable, 3040mAh battery module.
Overall, Essential PH- 1 is an excellent device for the existing price point provided you are at peace with the front camera placement.