Essential PH-1
The Essential PH-1 features a titanium body, a ceramic back and Gorilla Glass 5. Essential Products Inc.

Sprint has been confirmed as the exclusive Essential Phone carrier in the U.S., and now reports indicate Telus will offer Andy Rubin’s maiden smartphone exclusively in Canada. The Essential Phone will be available for preorder in late-July, Telus said in a press release.

Currently, carrier pricing details are not available for Telus nor Sprint. The Essential Phone may cost as much as $1,000 on Telus; however, the device sells for $69 9 directly from the manufacturer and is currently available for preorder on Essential’s website.

Read: Essential Phone Release Date Will Be Exclusive To Sprint

The Essential Phone is technically universal to GSM and CDMA networks, but other U.S. carriers, including Verizon and T-Mobile, have the device may not function to its full capacity on their spectrum. The Essential Phone is expected to have standout features, such as HD voice and built-in video calling. Other Canadian carriers have not commented on the device’s compatibility with their networks.

Read : Essential Phone Release Date May Not Have Full Carrier Support

Essential Phone specs include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip, a 5.7-inch flat screen with no bezels, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, a 13-megapixel dual-camera setup (with a 360 degree camera accessory) and an 8- megapixel front camera, as well as a USB-C port, a rear-facing fingerprint scanner and the Android Nougat 7.1.1 operating system.
The device does not have a 3.5mm audio jack or extraneous branding. Its external frame is made of titanium and ceramic and it will come in black moon, stellar gray, pure white and ocean depths (green and gold) color options.