Andy Rubin unveiled Essential Phone back in May this year. The co-founder of Android promised that the phone will start shipping by the end of June. But that didn’t happen. After staying completely silent on this matter finally Rubin has posted a message on Essential’s official Twitter handle.
We've been working around the clock to get our first device in your hands. See this update from Andy. pic.twitter.com/bm5xm5XRKS
— Essential (@essential) July 21, 2017
Rubin assures that the device will start shipping in a few weeks. Although he hasn’t given any deadline yet so it may take some time to get the device hands on. Until then let’s hope the company can deliver their first batch of devices by the end of August.
Essential phone sports a QHD 5.7-inch edge-to-edge display with 19:10 aspect ratio and a resolution of 2560 x 1312. The device is powered by Snapdragon 835 chipset with 4GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. Out of the box, the device will run on latest version of Android.
The device features 13MP+13MP dual camera setup at the back while on the front it has an 8MP snapper. You can also attach additional accessories to this device using the small magnet pins which are situated at the back beside the camera panel.
Essential phone comes with a price tag of $699 while with 360° camera you can get it for $749.