Essential PH-1

Specifications
 Essential PH-1
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  • 5.71" 1312x2560 pixels
  • 13MP 2160p
  • 4GB RAM Snapdragon 835
  • 3040mAh Li-Ion
Released 2017, August 185g, 7.8mm thickness Android 7.1, up to Android 10 128GB storage, no card slot
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Versions: Unlocked; Sprint

Network
Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  CDMA 800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 & TD-SCDMA
  CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 66
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2017, May
Status Available. Released 2017, August
Body
Dimensions 141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm (5.57 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)
Weight 185 g (6.53 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), ceramic back, titanium frame
SIM Nano-SIM
Display
Type IPS LCD
Size 5.71 inches, 85.4 cm2 (~84.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1312 x 2560 pixels (~504 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Platform
OS Android 7.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 10
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU Adreno 540
Memory
Card slot No
Internal 128GB 4GB RAM
Main Camera
Dual 13 MP, f/1.9, 1/3.1", PDAF, Laser AF
13 MP B/W, f/1.9, 1/3.1"
Features LED flash, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps
Selfie Camera
Single 8 MP, f/2.2
Video 4K@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with dual speakers
3.5mm jack No
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB USB Type-C 2.0
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
 Snap-on accessories (optional)
Battery
Type Li-Ion 3040 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 27W
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Misc
Colors Stellar Gray, Ocean Depths, Black Moon, Pure White
Models PH-1
Price About 330 EUR
Tests
Performance GeekBench: 6490 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 16fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

User opinions and reviews

  • rarson
  • 11 Jul 2022
  • kaw

Just broke my screen the other day, which was fortunate because my battery was getting really bad. I contemplated buying a new phone, but really did not want to do that for a number of reasons. Instead I bought a battery and screen for about $50. The...

  • Dean Simmons
  • 12 Jun 2022
  • YiQ

It only has one speaker, but it's still an okay phone by today's standards. It won't run the latest games, and it'll likely have an aging battery and will need to remain tethered to a charger, but it makes a pretty decent backgrou...

  • EePee
  • 04 Jun 2022
  • Fv1

I remember when this phone made waves in the community, phenomenal bit of tech. But it is one of the ugliest phones ever ahaha

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