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Essential Phone

Features

  • 5.7 inch display
  • Android
  • 13MP camera
  • 128GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 23 hours
  • 71.1mm wide
  • 141.5mm high
  • 7.8mm thick
  • View full specs

Summary

Designed by Android co-founder Andy Rubin with 5.71" edge-to-edge display and scratch-, dent- and bend-resistant titanium frame

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Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Local Calling

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $40/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $45/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Local Calling

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $50/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited local Calling

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $50/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited local Calling

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $50/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $55/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $55/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada/US

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $55/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $55/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Local Calling

For Premium Plus phones only - Available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $60/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited local Calling

For Premium Plus phone only - Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $60/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - 300 Local Daytime Minutes

  • 500MB data pack ($20 per month)
  • 300 Minutes
  • 500MB Data
  • $60/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

For Premium Plus phones only - Available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $65/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

For Premium Plus phones only - Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $65/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada/US

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $65/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada/US SK

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $65/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada/US SK

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $65/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Local Calling

  • 500MB data pack ($20 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 500MB Data
  • $65/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

  • 500MB data pack ($20 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 500MB Data
  • $70/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada /US

For Premium Plus phones only - Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $75/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Local Calling

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $40/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $45/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Local Calling

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $50/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited local Calling

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $50/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited local Calling

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $50/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $55/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $55/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada/US

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $55/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $55/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Local Calling

For Premium Plus phones only - Available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $60/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited local Calling

For Premium Plus phone only - Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $60/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - 300 Local Daytime Minutes

  • 500MB data pack ($20 per month)
  • 300 Minutes
  • 500MB Data
  • $60/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

For Premium Plus phones only - Available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $65/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

For Premium Plus phones only - Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $65/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada/US

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $65/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada/US SK

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $65/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada/US SK

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $65/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Local Calling

  • 500MB data pack ($20 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 500MB Data
  • $65/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

  • 500MB data pack ($20 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 500MB Data
  • $70/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada /US

For Premium Plus phones only - Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $75/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Local Calling

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $40/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $45/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited local Calling

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $50/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada/US

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $55/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $55/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - 300 Local Daytime Minutes

  • 500MB data pack ($20 per month)
  • 300 Minutes
  • 500MB Data
  • $60/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada/US SK

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $65/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Local Calling

  • 500MB data pack ($20 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 500MB Data
  • $65/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

  • 500MB data pack ($20 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 500MB Data
  • $70/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

Only available in Quebec
  • 7GB data pack ($15 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 7GB Data
  • $75/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada / US Quebec

Only available in Quebec
  • 7GB data pack ($15 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 7GB Data
  • $85/mth + $1,065 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Local Calling

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $50/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited local Calling

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $50/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $55/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $55/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Local Calling

For Premium Plus phones only - Available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $60/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited local Calling

For Premium Plus phone only - Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $60/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

For Premium Plus phones only - Available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $65/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

For Premium Plus phones only - Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $65/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada/US

Only available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $65/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada/US SK

Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $65/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada /US

For Premium Plus phones only - Only available in Saskatchewan
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $75/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada/US

For Premium Plus phones only - Available in Manitoba
  • 1GB data pack ($5 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 1GB Data
  • $75/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

Only available in Quebec
  • 7GB data pack ($15 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 7GB Data
  • $75/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - 300 Local Daytime Minutes

  • 500MB data pack ($20 per month)
  • 300 Minutes
  • 500MB Data
  • $75/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Local Calling

  • 500MB data pack ($20 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 500MB Data
  • $80/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

For Premium Plus phones - Only available in Quebec
  • 7GB data pack ($15 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 7GB Data
  • $85/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - 300 Local Daytime Minutes

For Premium Plus phones only
  • 500MB data pack ($20 per month)
  • 300 Minutes
  • 500MB Data
  • $85/mth + $15 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Canada / US Quebec

Only available in Quebec
  • 7GB data pack ($15 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 7GB Data
  • $85/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Nationwide Calling

  • 500MB data pack ($20 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 500MB Data
  • $85/mth + $215 upfront
Essential Phone
Telus

Your Choice - Unlimited Local Calling

For Premium Plus phones only
  • 500MB data pack ($20 per month)
  • Unlimited Talk & Text
  • 500MB Data
  • $90/mth + $15 upfront

Essential Phone Specs

Display

Type LTPS IPS LCD
Screen Resolution 1312 x 2560 pixels
Screen Size 5.7 inch (14.5 cm)
Touch Screen Yes

Camera

Resolution 13MP Dual RGB + Mono camera
Front Facing 8 megapixels
3D Resolution -
Flash Type LED
Video Camera 4K @30fps, 1080p @60fps or @720p 120fps

Music and Video

Music Player Yes
Video Player Yes
Video Calls Yes
FM Radio No
Audio Formats -
Video Formats -

Physical

Form Factor Slate
Width 71.1 mm
Height 141.5 mm
Thickness 7.8 mm
Weight 185 grams
Accelerometer Yes
Gyro Yes

General

GPS Yes
Battery (3G Talk) Up to 23 hours
Battery (Standby) Not available
App Store Google Play
Processor Type Kryo 280 Octa-core (2.45GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad), Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Operating System Android 7.1 (Nougat)
Release Date August 2017

Connectivity

Main Connectivity 4G LTE
Maximum Data Speed 1000 Mbps (Cat.16)
WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac with MIMO
USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth Yes
Networks CDMA 800/1900 MHz, GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Data Networks FDD-LTE: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 17, 20, 21, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66; TDD-LTE: 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43; TD-SCDMA: 34, 39

Memory

RAM 4GB
Internal 128GB
Expandable -

Messaging

Push Email Yes
Text Messages (SMS) Yes
Picture Messages (MMS) Yes

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