Andy Rubin, the co-founder of the Android, the founder of the Essential smartphone maker company, introduces the Essential Phone.
The smartphone supporting the Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The smartphone is available for $699 on Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint the major carriers in the US smartphone markets. According to the wccftech report, the official website of the company claimed the “unlocked Essential Phones bought on Essential.com will work with any carrier.”
The smartphone comes with a 5.7-inch 2560×1312 display. The Essential has bezels on three of its sides. Having the 19:10 aspect ratio with rounder corners. The Essential smartphone has the 8MP rarer camera for capturing 4K videos and images.
Moreover, from the report, the Essential smartphone is facing the some of the barriers for “advanced network” features. Yet the US carries didn’t respond how the smartphone will work against the advanced network features. These features include HD voice, built-in video calling. The one of the reasons may be the Essential smartphone advance networking features are not comparable with the other smartphones available in the market and are not certified with the advance network technology.
According to the report, One of the spokesperson of the Verizon told that:
“While the phone might work on Verizon, we can’t promise the same experience and quality of service as devices that have been tested and approved for use on our network.”
T-Mobile statement about the Essential smartphone advance network feature as:
“We’re excited for Andy Rubin and his team (the device looks amazing), and welcome customers purchasing Essential to bring it to the fastest and most advanced 4G LTE network in the country through our BYOD program. We’ll have more to share closer to general availability in terms of what advanced network features might be available in Essential.”
Sprint make the statement about the Essential as :
“Essential’s debut smartphone will operate on our network. More specific information will be provided at a later date.”
The company officials stated that they are not going for the productions on the large scale, The Essentials has some own limitations. While on the other hand, the US carriers are supported the new born smartphone. The iPhone, Samsung and other majors in the smartphone have access to the all carriers.