The Essential Phone had been announced yesterday, and the man behind the device, Andy Rubin, just confirmed that the device will start shipping next month, in June. Andy Rubin spoke at the Code Conference 2017, and says that the device will go on sale in the next 30 days. Now, the phone can already be reserved in the US, in case you’re interested in getting it, it costs $699. The Essential Phone actually comes in four color variants, but only two are available for reservations as of now, Black Moon and Pure White variants, while Stellar Gray and Ocean Depths color options will become available soon.
There you have it, we now know that the Essential Phone will go on sale / start shipping in the US within 30 days, though we still don’t know when exactly, but those are certainly good news if you’re looking to purchase the device, that’s for sure. Andy Rubin is a man behind Android, he co-founded Android, and is now running the company called ‘Essential’, hence the name of the device. The Essential Phone comes with a ‘bezel-less’ display, there are, of course, some bezels on there, but the device is really nice looking, it actually reminds us of the Xiaomi Mi MIX quite a bit. This device is made out of titanium and ceramic, and it actually comes with a set of high-end specifications. The device sports a 5.71-inch display which comes with a 19:10 aspect ratio, while the phone also packs in 4GB of RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 flash storage.
There are two 13-megapixel snappers included on the back of this smartphone, and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 64-bit octa-core processor fuels this smartphone. An 8-megapixel shooter is available on the front side of the Essential Phone, and a 3.040mAh non-removable battery is also a part of this package. Bluetooth 5.0 is also included here, and the device features a rear-facing fingerprint scanner. If you’d like to know more about the phone’s specs, click here. That’s more or less it, the phone will start shipping to consumers soon, and if you’d like to pre-order it / reserve a unit for yourself, you can do so via the company’s official website, essential.com.