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Essential Phone PH-1 SPECS

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Essential Phone PH-1

The Essential Phone PH-1 is a good Android phone with 2.45Ghz Octa-Core processor that allows run games and heavy applications.

With one SIM card slot, the Essential Phone PH-1 allows download up to 1024 Mbps for internet browsing, but it also depends on the carrier.

Great connectivity of this device includes Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) and NFC to make payments and allows connection to other devices.

Including the battery, the Essential Phone PH-1 phone has 185 grams and it's a very thin device, only 7.8 mm.

Model and physical featuresEssential Phone PH-1
BrandEssential
ModelPhone PH-1
Also known asEssential PH-1 128GB, Sprint Essential Phone PH-1
Country or region where it's soldCanadaUSAEuropeJapan
Release dateAugust, 2017
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71.1 x 141.5 millimeters (2.8 x 5.57 in)
Weight185 grams (6.48 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsTitanium frame, front glass, ceramic back
Protection against water and othersWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Essential Phone PH-1
Operating systemAndroid 7.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 8.1 Oreo
HardwareEssential Phone PH-1
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.45Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (115GB user available)
External storageNot supported
DisplayEssential Phone PH-1
Display typeLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size5.71" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1312x2560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)504 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataEssential Phone PH-1
Dual-SIMNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat16 700/800/850/900/1500/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,11,12,13,17,20,21,25,26,28,29,30,66)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600/3500/3700 (Bands 38,39,40,41,42,43)
VoLTE
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supported
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingEssential Phone PH-1
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupported
Video callingSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraEssential Phone PH-1
Main camera(dual camera)
13 megapixels
13MP mono
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraEssential Phone PH-1
Front camera8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Front flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered
MultimediaEssential Phone PH-1
RadioNot supported
TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesEssential Phone PH-1
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supported
NFCSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supported
Other functionsEssential Phone PH-1
Active noise cancellationSupported
Vibrating alertSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Stellar Gray, Ocean Depths
- 500 nits brightness screen
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP54 certified: dust and splash resistant
Power supply and autonomyEssential Phone PH-1
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3040 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Essential Phone PH-1
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered