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Essential Phone PH-1 Price, Launch Date

Expected Price: Rs. 44,990
Release Date: Mar 13, 2019 (Expected)
Variant: 4 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming phone

Essential Phone PH-1 details

Buy For
  • Robust configuration
  • 4K video recording
  • Excellent cameras
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Gorilla Glass
  • Fast charging and wireless charging
Beware of
  • Supports single SIM
  • No microSD card slot
Verdict

The Essential PH-1 is one of the best smartphones having plenty of great features. The phablet has it all which one desires in a flagship gadget. It is a superb choice for all and especially travellers. The performance, display, cameras, sound etc are perfect. However, one must keep in mind that the handset supports single SIM.

A master smartphone in all aspects
Display and Configuration
 
The Essential PH-1 comes with a large 5.7-inch IPS LCD display covered by Corning Gorilla Glass v5 for screen protection. It has a superb screen resolution of 1,312 x 2,560 pixels. The smartphone is powered by two quad-core Kyro 280 processors (2.45GHz + 1.9GHz), 4GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU. The handset boots on Android v7.1 (Nougat) OS and features a rear fingerprint sensor.
 
Camera and Storage
 
An 8MP (f/2.20) selfie shooter and a dual back camera with 13MP (f/1.85) each are present for photography and videography needs. Both the snappers (front and back) supports 4K video recording. The rear cameras use both colour and monochrome sensors which capture up to 200% more light. There is also a 360-degree camera port present at the back of the smartphone. The user can buy a 360-degree camera by spending a little extra budget. The 360-degree camera captures brilliant sharp images and videos. On the storage ground, the handset houses a 128GB internal memory and there is no microSD card slot present.
 
Battery and Connectivity
 
The smartphone is fuelled by a 3,040mAh li-ion battery which delivers long hours of backup. It supports fast charging as well as you can charge the smartphone wirelessly (supports cordless connector). On the connectivity ground, the Essential PH-1 features single SIM, 4G, 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and USB port.
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Essential Phone PH-1 price in india

Essential Phone PH-1 price in India is expected to be Rs. 44,990. Essential Phone PH-1 Expected to be launched on Mar 13, 2019. This is 4 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage variant of Essential which is expected to available in Black Moon, Stellar Grey, Pure White, Ocean Depths colour.

Essential Phone PH-1 Price
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Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v7.1 (Nougat), upgradable to v9.0 (Pie)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Supports Indian bands
  • 128 GB, Non Expandable
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Gorilla Glass 5
  • No FM Radio
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Essential Phone Ph-1 retired to make way for next smartphone from the brand
Essential Phone Ph-1 retired to make way for next smartphone from the brand

The Essential Ph-1 was the first ever smartphone to come with a display notch and also had a great track record when it comes to software updates

Dec 31 2018 By Abhiman Biswas
Essential Phone`s price permanently drops to $499
Essential Phone`s price permanently drops to $499

The Essential Phone is now cheaper by $200

Oct 23 2017 By IANS

Essential Phone PH-1 Specifications

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General
Launch Date March 13, 2019 (Expected)
Brand Essential
Model PH-1
Operating System Android v7.1 (Nougat)
Custom UI
Stock
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM, GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Nano
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Quick Charging
yes
Design
Height 141.5 mm Compare Size
Width 71.1 mm
Thickness 7.8 mm
Very Good
Thickness compared to
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7.8 mm
Average in group
7.9 mm
Best in this group
5.1 mm
Group: 36 - 54 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Weight 185 grams
Poor
Weight compared to
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185 grams
Average in group
165 grams
Best in this group
112 grams
Group: 36 - 54 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Build Material Case: Ceramic, Titanium
Back: Ceramic, Titanium
Colours Black Moon, Stellar Grey, Pure White, Ocean Depths
Display
Very Good
Display compared to
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73%
Average in group
76%
Best in this group
94%
Group: 36 - 54 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Screen Size
5.7 inches (14.48 cm)
Screen Resolution
1312 x 2560 pixels
Bezel-less display yes
Pixel Density
505 ppi
Best in Class
Pixel Density compared to
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505 ppi
Average in group
515 ppi
Best in this group
745 ppi
Group: 36 - 54 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Display Type
IPS LCD
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass v5
Touch Screen yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)
84.32 %
Performance
Very Good
Performance compared to
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81%
Average in group
77%
Best in this group
96%
Group: 36 - 54 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Processor
Octa core (2.45 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280 + 1.9 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280)
Good
Processor compared to
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Quad core, 2.45 GHz, Kryo 280 + Quad core, 1.9 GHz Kryo 280, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Average in group
Dual core, 2.15 GHz, Kryo + Dual core, 1.6 GHz Kryo, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
Best in this group
Dual core, 2.6 GHz, Cortex A76 + Dual core, 1.92 GHz Cortex A76 + Quad core, 1.8 GHz Cortex A55, Chipset: HiSilicon KIRIN 980
Group: 36 - 54 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Architecture
64 bit
Graphics
Adreno 540
RAM
4 GB
Excellent
RAM compared to
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4 GB
Average in group
4 GB
Best in this group
10 GB
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Storage
Best in Class
Storage compared to
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99%
Average in group
99%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 36 - 54 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Internal Memory
128 GB
Best in Class
Internal Memory compared to
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128 GB
Average in group
64 GB
Best in this group
256 GB
Group: 36 - 54 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Expandable Memory
no  No
Camera
Very Good
Rear Camera compared to
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78%
Average in group
77%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 36 - 54 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Main Camera
Resolution 13 MP + 13 MP Dual Primary Cameras
Very Good
Main Camera compared to
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13 MP
Average in group
13 MP
Best in this group
48 MP
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Sensor CMOS image sensor
Autofocus yes Hybrid autofocus, Phase Detection autofocus, Laser autofocus
Physical Aperture F1.8
Flash yes LED Flash
Image Resolution 4128 x 3096 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 120 fps
Front Camera
Resolution 8 MP Front Camera
Very Good
Front Camera compared to
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8 MP
Average in group
8 MP
Best in this group
25 MP
Group: 36 - 54 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Physical Aperture F2.2
Flash yes Screen flash
Video Recording 3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 60 fps, 1280x720 @ 120 fps
Battery
Good
Battery compared to
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70%
Average in group
72%
Best in this group
94%
Group: 36 - 54 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Capacity
3040 mAh
Type Li-ion
User Replaceable
no  No
Quick Charging
yes Fast
Network & Connectivity
SIM Size SIM1: Nano
Network Support
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39) / 3500(band 42) / 3700(band 43)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 1500(band 11) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20) / 1500(band 21) / 1900(band 25) / 850(band 26) / 700(band 29) / 2300(band 30)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Wi-Fi yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wi-Fi Features
Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
yes v5.0
GPS
yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC
yes
USB Type-C
yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)
Multimedia
FM Radio
no  No
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack USB Type-C
Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear
Other Sensors
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
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