Android-Vater Andy Rubin hat gestern Abend sein erstes High-End-Smartphone vorgestellt. Mit seinem „Essential Phone“ genannten…
Andy Rubins Essential Phone officially presented
Android father Andy Rubin presented his first high-end smartphone last night. With his “Essential Phone” called Android smartphone Rubin wants to attack among other Apple’s iPhone 7 and Samsung’s Galaxy S8.
The first Smartphone of the Startup is with its 5.7 inch screen, which fills almost the entire front side and dissolves with 2,560 x 1,312 pixels. On the top edge there is only a cut-out for the camera and a narrow black strip at the bottom. The titanium and ceramic housing is designed to outperform the conventional aluminum-framed devices. The smartphone with its dimensions of 14,15 x 7,11 x 0.79 cm and a weight of 185 g in the photos quite elegant.
Andy Rubins Company Essential Products also wants to take off with an ecosystem with modules that can be attached to the back of the device via a magnetic snap connection. Already announced is next to a charging station a compact 360 ° camera, which can make 4K shots with 30 fps.
The specifications of the Essential Phone correspond to current high end smartphone. As a processor comes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, supported by 4 GB of memory and 128 GB of internal memory. As an operating system is a pure Android 7.1 with on board, which according to Rubin without annoying Bloatware or adapted surface comes. With the omission of a 3.5 mm jack headphone jack and the use of USB type C to charge the fixed 3.040 mAh battery, Essential follows a common trend.
In its dual camera, Essential as Huawei uses the P10 on two different sensors, a monochrome and an RGB sensor. This combination can capture more light than a conventional color camera and thus, in combination with the regular 13 megapixel lens, ensure better shooting in low ambient light. The front camera offers a resolution of 8 megapixels and can also record 4K video.
Price & Availability
The Essential Phone is to be distributed in the US at a price of 699, – US Dollar. Later, the Essential Phone is likely to come to Germany, but an exact date has not yet been fixed.