Essential Phone specs: Snapdragon 835, 128GB storage and dual 13MP cameras

Andy Rubin's Essential Phone has a lot going for it, including an edge-to-edge display and a modular system that lets you attach accessories like a 360-degree camera. The phone itself is crafted out of titanium, and it has a ceramic back that gives it added protection from tumbles.

Here's the complete spec sheet for the Essential Phone:

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CategoryEssential Phone
Operating SystemAndroid 7.1.1
Display5.7-inch LCD, 2560x1312 (505 ppi)Corning Gorilla Glass 5
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 8352.45GHz octa-core Kryo 280 CPUAdreno 540 GPU
Storage128GB (UFS 2.1)Non-expandable
Rear CamerasDual 13MP camera (color + monochrome)f/1.85 lens, phase-detect + laser auto focus4K video at 30fps, 1080p at 60fps or 720p at 120fps
Front Camera8MP with f/2.2 lens4K video at 30fps, 1080p at 60fps or 720p at 120fps
ChargingUSB-C fast charging
Water resistanceNo
Connectivity802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO, Bluetooth 5.0 LENFC, GPS and GLONASSAccessory power pins with 6 Gbps wireless data transfer
SecurityOne-touch rear fingerprint sensor
AudioSingle down-firing speakerUSB-C to 3.5 mm headphone adapter included
NetworkLTE Bands 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/11/12/13/17/20/21/25/26/28/29/30/66TDD-LTE Bands 38/39/40/41/42/43
Dimensions141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm185g
ColorsBlack Moon, Pure White, Stellar Grey, Ocean Depths

The Essential Phone is certainly intriguing, but there's a few notable omissions, such as the lack of a 3.5mm jack, wireless charging, and water resistance.

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Harish Jonnalagadda
Senior Editor - Asia

Harish Jonnalagadda is Android Central's Senior Editor of Asia. In his current role, he oversees the site's coverage of Chinese phone brands, networking products, and AV gear. He has been testing phones for over a decade, and has extensive experience in mobile hardware and the global semiconductor industry. Contact him on Twitter at @chunkynerd.