Essential Phone from Creator Android: frameless and modular design (20 photos)
The developer of the operating system Android Andy Rubin, who headed the company Essential, unveiled its first Android smartphone. The model is not only characteristic of the flagships of this year, the lack of a framework, a top filling, but also modular design — components for the gadget can be purchased at your own discretion.
5.7-inch display takes up almost the entire front surface of the mobile Phone is Essential, which is similar to Xiaomi Mi Mix. Here are just a freshman under the front camera has a small “neck”. Frame screen with a resolution of 2560×1312 pixels aspect ratio 19:10 thin frames around.
Performance innovations provide the flagship 8-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with a clock frequency of 2.45 GHz, a graphics accelerator Adreno 540, X16 LTE modem with download speeds up to 1 Gbit/s and 4 GB of RAM. Cybersecurity meets the rear panel has a fingerprint scanner. Quality pictures and video ensure a dual 13-megapixel camera with a color and monochrome sensor, aperture f/1.85, phase and laser autofocus, and led flash. Next is the advanced microphone with background noise suppression. Front 8-megapixel camera uses modern technology of photo processing and video, delivering crisp images, even in twilight. Both cameras capable of video recording in 4K resolution at 30 fps.
Internal memory is 128 GB, autonomy meets the battery capacity of 3040 mAh. Among the Essential Phone interfaces: Bluetooth 5.0 LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO, NFC, GPS/GLONASS, proximity sensors and ambient light, barometer, accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer. The machine does not get a standard 3.5-mm audio Jack, but the manufacturer took care of their future clients — the package will include the device adapter USB Type-C at 3.5 mm. the operating system is Android but the version is unknown.
The strength of new items is possible not to doubt: titanium case, a ceramic back cover and tempered glass Corning Gorilla glass 5 perfectly protects the gadget from damage. Equal dimensions 141.5×71.1×7.8 mm and weighs about 185 grams.
The functionality of a smartphone allow to expand the two magnetic connector Click. While it can be connected to the compact at the moment, the 360-degree 4K camera with the ability to record surround sound, as well as the dock to charge the smartphone wirelessly.
Gadget sales in the United States has already started. The cost of new items in the basic configuration is $699, with a 360-degree camera set — $749.