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Essential PH-1 review: specs and price

Essential PH-1
Essential PH-1

Why is Essential PH-1 better than the average?

  • Battery power
    3040mAhvs2656.32mAh
  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs6.42GHz
  • Pixel density
    504ppivs323.79ppi
  • Screen size
    5.71"vs5.07"
  • RAM
    4GBvs2.22GB
  • Megapixels
    13MP & 13MPvs11.67MP
  • Resolution
    1312 x 2560pxvs1168459.27px
  • Front camera megapixels
    8MPvs5.36MP

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Design

1.Weather sealed
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Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.weight

185g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

3.thickness

7.8mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

71.1mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

141.5mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

78.47cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

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Display

1.resolution

1312 x 2560px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
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Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

3.pixel density

504ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4. newer Gorilla Glass version

5

Best

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6

5.screen size

5.71"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

6.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
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The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.GPU clock speed

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

4.Has integrated graphics
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With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

5.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

6.Uses big.LITTLE technology
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Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP & 13MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

For example

Vivo NEX 2

3.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

4.front camera megapixels

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.Has laser autofocus
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A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

6.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
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A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Vivo NEX 2

3.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

5.has dedicated media keys
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The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3040mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

4.Supports fast charging
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Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

5.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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2.Has offline voice recognition
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Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
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4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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5.Is free and open source
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Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
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If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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