Essential PH-2 Price, Release Date, Specs, Features details

Essential PH-2 release date, Essential Phone 2 specifications, price, features to expect and what we know so far.

Essential PH-1 was unveiled in the second half of 2018 and now Andy Rubin is looking to renovate the flagship phone which takes on Google Pixel and other flagship phones like Apple iPhone 8, OnePlus 7, Galaxy Note 9 and Samsung Galaxy S9. All this will happen at MWC 2018. A second Essential phone is in works and will be unveiled soon.

Essential PH-2 phoneJust like its predecessor, Essential 2 phone expected to an IP Certified smartphone for being waterproof and dustproof.

The latest Essential Phone 2 is expected to feature Titanium body with Ceramic back.

Essential PH-2: Specs | Release Date | Features | Alternatives | Comparison | Price

We have put forward the complete Essential PH-2 specifications here -

Essential PH-2 Display

Display: 5.71 inch 2560 x 1312 pixels touchscreen LTPS IPS display
Pixel Density: 504 PPI
Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Aspect Ratio:19:10
SoC: 64-bit GHz Octa Core processor
RAM: 6 GB of RAM
GPU: Adreno GPU
Storage: 128 GB internal storage
Expandable Storage: Yes, up to 256 GB Micro SD card
Dual SIM: No


The next essential phone 2018 Camera details are -

Essential Phone 2 Camera

Main Camera: 16 mega pixel + 2 mega pixel dual rear camera, f/1.8 aperture
LED Flash: Yes
Camera Features: PDAF, geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face detection, HDR, panorama
Front Camera: 13 mega pixel front facing camera, f/2.0 aperture
Front LED Flash: No
Video Recording: Yes, 1080p @ 30fps, 720p @ 30fps, 480p, 360p

Other full specs are -

Essential PH-2 Specification

Software: Android 8.1 Oreo OS
Battery: 3100 mAh Li-ion battery
Quick Charging: Yes
Note: Specs mentioned above may not be true. Refer official website product page.

Other Essential PH-2 features include -

  • Fingerprint Sensors: Yes
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi tether
  • Features: aGPS with GLONASS, FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack, USB v2.0
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Gyroscope, Light Sensor
  • Dimensions:
  • Weight:
  • SAR Value:N/A

Essential PH-2 Release Date

Essential PH-2 didn't debut at Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018). Andy Rubin thinks the right time to launch this phone is in Q2 2018.

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Essential 2 Launch Date: Q3, 2018

Essential PH-2 Price

Essential PH-2 phone is expected to be $499 in the United States. It will be available in other countries like Canada, United States, Mexico too.

Essential Phone 2 Price in USA: $499