Specifications of the Essential Phone (PH-1)

Device name:

Essential Phone



What's in the box:

Essential Phone (PH-1)

USB Cable (Type C)

Fast Charger (27W USB-C)

Headphone Adapter (Type C to 3.5mm)

SIM tool


Height: 141.5mm

Width: 71.1mm

Thickness: 7.8mm

Weight: <185 grams


Titanium body

Ceramic back

Corning Gorilla Glass 5 cover glass


Resolution: 2560 x 1312 QHD (503 PPI)

Aspect Ratio: 19:10

Diagonal Size: 5.71” with radiused corners

Brightness: 500 nits (typical)

Contrast Ratio: > 1:1000 (typical)

Technology: LCD (CGS / LTPS)

Human Input + Sensors:

10 finger multitouch; palm and water-error rejection

Fingerprint reader on the rear

Proximity / Ambient light sensor

Volume buttons, Power button

Environmental pressure sensor (barometer)

Accelerometer, Magnetometer and Gyroscope


Microphone: 4x microphones with noise cancellation and beamforming

Low Audio: (earpiece)

High Audio: (loudspeaker)

Rear camera:

13MP Dual RGB + Mono camera with image fusion technology

13MP True Monochrome mode

f/1.85 lens

Hybrid Auto Focus combining Contrast, Phase Detect and IR Laser Assist Focus

Video at 4K 30fps, 1080p 60fps or 720p 120fps

Front Camera:

8MP resolution with 16:9 aspect ratio

f/2.2 fixed hyperfocal lens

Video at 4K 30fps, 1080p 60fps or 720p 120fps


3040 mAh

Fast charging via USB

Memory & Storage:


Storage: 128GB UFS 2.1


Bluetooth: 5.0 LE

WiFi: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac with MIMO

NFC: yes

Positioning: GPS and GLONASS

Network / Bands:

UMTS/HSPA+: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 8

GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA EV-DO Rev. A: 0, 1, 10

FDD-LTE: 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,11,12,13,17, 20,21,25,26,28,29,30,66

TDD-LTE: 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43

TD-SCDMA: 34, 39

System Architecture:


Qualcomm Snapdragon 835

CPU: Kryo 280 Octa-core (2.45GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad), 64 bit, 10nm processor

GPU: Adreno 540, 710MHz, 64bit


USB Type-C

Click Connect™ Wireless Accessory Connector

Nano SIM tray with pin eject

Water and Dust Resistance