Essential Phone 2: Andy Rubin company Essential is now looking forward to the second smartphone in the series as Essential PH-2 is planned for launch very soon. Go through rumored Essential Phone 2 Specs, release date and availability info.
Essential Phone 2 will be the second phone by the company and will be powered by Android 8.0 aka the Android O (name hasn’t been confirmed yet) out of the box and in terms of software update it will receive the Android 8.1 update(unannounced).
Essential Phone 2 Specifications
|Display: 5.7-inch 2560 x 1440 pixels touchscreen display|
|Pixel Density, Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5|
|SoC: Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor|
|RAM: 4 Gigs of RAM|
|Storage: 128 GB internal storage|
|Dual SIM: Single SIM|
|Main Camera: Dual 16 mega pixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.8 aperture|
|Camera Features: PDAF, geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face detection, HDR, panorama|
|Front Camera: 13 mega pixel front facing camera|
|Front LED Flash: Yes|
|Software: Android 8.0 Oreo OS|
|Battery: 3000+ mAh Li-ion battery|
|Quick Charging: Yes|
|Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi tether|
|Features: aGPS with GLONASS, Bluetooth v5, FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack, USB Type-C|
|Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor|
Best Essential Phone 2 Alternatives
The Essential PH-2 is expected to compete with a number of devices in the flagship range. It will be alternative to most famous devices like iPhone 9, Samsung Galaxy S9, and upcoming Nokia's flagship handset.
Comparison with Other Phones
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Essential Phone 2 Price
The Essential PH-2 handset is expected to be priced around $800.
Essential PH-2 Release Date
Essential 2 launch date
Every flagship phone has 1 year of new product announcement cycle, so keeping that in mind, the Essential Phone 2 is expected to release in Q2, 2018.