Essential Phone 1 Specifications and Price by Android co-founder -Andy Rubin

Android today has become the most popular smartphone OS in the world. Founded in Palo Alto, California in October 2003 by Andy Rubin, Rich Miner, Nick Sears, and Chris White, Android's source code released by Google under an open source license has the largest installed base of any operating system in the world with over two billion monthly active users according to a report released in May 2017.

Essential Phone 1

Enough about the history, Today post is to inform you about a smartphone device coming from one of the founders of the most popular operating system in the world. The new device know as Essential Phone 1, is own by Andrew E. "Andy" Rubin an American computer programmer, engineer, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist. The man who co-founded Danger Inc. and Android Inc.

Essential Phone 1 has an edge-to-edge display, titanium frame, supports 24 LTE bands, stereo speakers, and a magnetic connector for snapping on accessories. It has a dimension of 141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm, a weight of 185g and possesses a quick charge feature. The 5.7 inches device which features a 2560 x 1312 pixels screen resolution is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 5. 

Built with Titanium body and Ceramic back, the smartphone device has sensors such as Fingerprint. Proximity. Ambient light. Barometer. Accelerometer. Magnetometer. Gyroscope. It sim is a Nano Sim type and the smartphone runs on Android 7.1 Nougat. For the cameras, the 5.7 inches device rocks a 13 megapixels RGB + 13 megapixels Mono rear camera and an 8 megapixels for selfie enjoyment.

With a Non-removable Li-Ion battery power of 3040 mAh, the 4GB RAM and 128 internal storage device is powered by an Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Octa-core 2.45 GHz processing chipset. According to price released, the device is expected to by sold for $699 which is about N230,000 in Nigerian currency. See below for full specification and feature of the device.

Essential Phone 1 Specifications and Price In Nigeria And US

GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA: EV-DO Rev. A: 0, 1, 10
3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G: LTE + VoLTE 1(2100) / 2 / 3(1800) / 4(1700/2100) / 5(850) / 7(2600) / 8(900) / 11 / 12(700) / 13 / 17(700) / 20(800) / 21 / 25 / 26 / 28(700) / 29 / 30 / 38(2600) / 39(1900) / 40(2300) / 41(2500) / 42 / 43
SIM Type: Nano SIM
OS: Android 7.1 Nougat

Dimensions: 141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm
Weight: 185 g
Display: 5.7-inch, 2560 x 1312 pixels ( PPI), LTPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Sensors: Fingerprint. Proximity. Ambient light. Barometer. Accelerometer. Magnetometer. Gyroscope
Build: Titanium body + Ceramic back
Colours: Black Moon. Stellar Grey. Pure White. Ocean Depths

Processor Type: 64-bit Kryo 280 Octa-core 2.45 GHz
Processor Name: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835
Graphics Processor: Adreno 540, 710MHz
Internal Storage: 128 GB
External Storage: None

Rear: Dual 13 megapixels RGB + 13 megapixels Mono, f/1.85, Phase Detect and IR Laser Assist Focus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Video recording: 4K @ 30fps
Front-facing: 8 megapixels, f/2.2, 4k video recording

Music Support: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
Loudspeaker: BoomSound™ Hi-Fi edition
Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
FM Radio:

Bluetooth: v5.0
WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS: Yes
USB: v3.1, Type-C

Charging: Quick Charge 3.0
Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3040 mAh

Launch Price: $699
Nigerian Naira: N230,000

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