Essential PH-1 (2017) review
The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Essential PH-1 (ESSPH1). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Essential PH-1 smartphone.
The Essential PH-1 (ESSPH1) smartphone released in 2017. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.
The Essential PH-1 runs on Android OS v7.1 (Nougat) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Po 3040 mAh, non-removable battery.
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Essential PH-1 (ESSPH1) specifications
- 185 g
- 141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm
- SIM type
- Nano SIM
The Essential PH-1 runs on Android OS v7.1 (Nougat) out of the box, but the PH-1's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.
- Android OS v7.1 (Nougat)
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
- Octa-core, Quad-core 2.45 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 1.9 GHz Kryo
- Adreno 540
Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5.71 inches LTPS capacitive touch screen with 1312 x 2560 px resolution is multitouch capable.
- 5.71 inches
- 1312 x 2560 px
- yes, up to 10 fingers
The smartphone's memory (4 GB) cannot be expanded.
- 4 GB
- Internal storage
- 128 GB
- External storage
The camera of the Essential PH-1 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.
- Front camera
- 8 MP
- Rear camera
- 13 MP
4160 x 3120 px
PH-1 is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. The PH-1 comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. This Essential smartphone doesn't have FM radio receiver.
- 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- Mobile network
- 2G / 3G / 4G
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- v5.0, A2DP
- A-GPS, GLONASS
- FM radio
- USB Type-C
The Li-Po 3040 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup.
- Li-Po 3040 mAh, non-removable
The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. A fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most secure ways to protect your smartphone. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display.
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Official site
The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Essential PH-1, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
Essential PH-1 (ESSPH1) pictures
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