Android founder launches highly-anticipated smartphone
Android founder Andy Rubin has launched his new smartphone, the Essential Phone. The device features a titanium body with a ceramic back and a Gorilla Glass 5 cover. The display is a 5.7-inch QHD unit, while processing is taken care of by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835.
Rubin’s company Essential also unveiled its 360-degree camera attachment for the phone, which it claimed is the world’s smallest 360-degree person camera. The Essential Phone runs on Android, and will be available in four colours: Black Moon, Stellar Grey, Pure White, and Ocean Depths (Green). The smartphone, bundled with a 360-degree camera, can be reserved for £749.
The standalone phone can be bought for £699.
|Dimensions||141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm|
|Display||5.71-inch QHD (2,560 x 1,312)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835|
|Main Camera||13MP Dual f/1.85|
|Front Camera||8MP f/2.20|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth, NFC, Wi-Fi, USB Type-C|
- ^ Essential Phone (www.essential.com)
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