Andy Rubin’s first smartphone, Essential PH-1 has received a price cut. The device price has been slashed by $200. It is now available in US for $499. Essential Phone was announced in June and it has faced multiple delays before going on sale.

Essential PH-1Essential PH-1 features a 5.7 inch QHD (2560 x 1312 pixels) Display protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Protection. It is powered by a 64 bit 2.45GHz Octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Processor with 4GB of RAM. For Graphics it has a Adreno 540 GPU.

Essential Phone PH-1 comes with dual camera setup. It comes with 13 Megapixel primary and 13 Megapixel secondary rear camera with Dual LED flash. For selfies, It comes with a 8 Megapixel front camera. It comes with 128GB in-built storage which cannot be expanded.

Its connectivity options include 4G, LTE, 3G, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi, GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, Wi-Fi Direct, WLAN, Bluetooth, USB OTG, and USB Type-C. It packs a 3,040mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0. It comes with Fingerprint sensor.

Essential PH-1 runs on Android 7 Nougat. It is a dual sim device with dual standby support.

Essential PH-1 Key Specifications:

  • 5.7 inch QHD screen
  • 2.45GHz Octa core processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • Adreno 540 GPU
  • 13 Megapixel rear camera with Dual LED Flash
  • 8 Megapixel front camera
  • 3,040 mAh battery
  • 128GB Internal storage, cannot be expanded
  • Android 7 Nougat

Essential Phone PH1 Price in USA is $499. It comes in Black Moon, Stellar Grey, Pure White and Ocean Depths colors.