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Essential PH-1

Essential PH-1
Brand: Essential
Category: Phones

  • Display
    5.71" 1312x2560 pixels

  • Camera
    Dual 13MP + 13MP 2160p

  • Processor
    Snapdragon 835

  • Battary
    3040 mAh

  • RAM
    4GB RAM DDR4

  • Storage
    128GB storage, no card slot

Essential PH-1 - Specifications

Launch

  • Announced
    May, 2017
  • Released
    Not yet confirmed
  • Status
    Coming Soon

Network

  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Network
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Network
    LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 11(1500), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 21(1500), 25(1900), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300), 66(1700/2100), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500), 42(3500), 43(3700)
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Dual SIM
  • Speed
    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1
  • Voice Calling
    Yes

Design

  • Dimensions
    141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm
  • Weight
    185 gram
  • Colors
    Stellar Gray, Ocean Depths, Black Moon, Pure White
  • Build
    Titanium frame and ceramic back with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection

Display & Multimedia

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS LCD
  • Size
    5.71 inches
  • Secondary
    No
  • S-T-B Ratio
    84.9 %
  • Resolution
    1312 x 2560 pixels
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    504 PPI
  • Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Audio Formats
    WAV, AAC, AMR, MP3, WMA, MIDI, FLAC, OGG, AAC+
  • Video Formats
    3GP, Mp4, FLV, H.264, MKV, DivX, AVI, xVID, H.263, WMV

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 540
  • RAM RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    4 GB
  • Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    128 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    No card slot
  • FM Radio
    No
  • Audio Features
    stereo speakers

Software

  • OS OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)
  • User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    Custom UI

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    Dual 13 MP, f/1.9, phase detection & laser autofocus, LED flash
  • Video Rec.
    2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps
  • Features
    Yes
  • Secondary
    8 MP, f/2.2, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • 3.5mm Jack

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    3040 mAh
  • Placement
    Non-removable
  • Features
    Fast battery charging

Messaging

  • SMS SMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.
    Yes (threaded view)
  • MMS MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
    Yes
  • Email Email (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.
    Support POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, Hangouts
  • IM IM (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.
    Yes IM Enabled

Essential PH-1 Quick Overview

Essential PH-1 comes with 5.7-inch 2560 x 1312 QHD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection on front. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU. The handset boasted 13MP Dual RGB + Mono camera with image fusion technology, 13MP True Monochrome mode and 8MP front facing shooter for selfies. For storage, it has 128GB internal storage to store date without any micro SD slot.

The smartphone dimensions are 141.5mm x 71.1mm x 7.8mm and weights around 185 gram. Other connectivity features include USB Type C, Bluetooth 5.0,WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac with MIMO, NFC, GPS and GLONASS. It packs 3040 mAh battery inside to keep the lights on with fast charging support.


Essential PH-1 - User Comments

Overall User's Rating

The overall rating is based on 1 reviews by users.

> 7.0
  • Camera 8 / 10
  • Multimedia 6 / 10
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Battery 6 / 10
  • Usability 6 / 10
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  1. Shaik Afroz basha

    7.6 3.8 5

    Screen protector

    Plz LCD screen change to amoled screen

    • Camera
      8 / 10
    • Multimedia
      6 / 10
    • Performance
      9 / 10
    • Battery
      6 / 10
    • Usability
      6 / 10
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  • Usability of Camera interface, image and video quality in different light conditions and environment.
    5
  • Music and video players, playback quality, speaker sound and handsfree options.
    6
  • Is this device perform good while watching videos, playing games, taking snapshots, browsing internet and navigate through other applications?
    5
  • What about battery life, while calling, listening music, watching videos, playing games and doing other tasks.
    6
  • What do you feel about usability and speed of UI (user interface), messaging, calling, contacts management, call history, notifications and internet browsing?
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