Essential Phone price slashed: get it for $450 with a $25 gift card

Essential Phone price slashed: get it for $450 with a $25 gift card
The Essential Phone (see full specs here) launched in August of last year with a price tag of $700 and ambitions to compete against the best phones out there, but after various bug reports around the camera and screen responsiveness, the company has lowered the price and now we see the lowest yet: you can get the Essential Phone for just $450 at Best Buy (for a limited time).

Essential slashed the official price of the phone down to $500 a few months ago, and this is an addition $50 price cut.

Meanwhile, the company has already fixed some of the issues and while the camera performance is still mediocre, people recommend installing the Google camera app as a workaround. So if you don't mind tinkering with your phone a bit and just want to experiment with something new, the price cut on the Essential Phone makes it worth considering. It is a trend-setter in design with a beautiful, scratch-resistant ceramic back that you won't find on any other mainstream phone, and it has an edge-to-edge design with a tiny notch.

The full Essential Phone deal at Best Buy currently has the unlocked phone for $450 and a $25 Best Buy gift card as a gift.

Essential Phone Best Buy sale (limited time)

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  • Display 5.7" 1312 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2450 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 3040 mAh



1. antroid

Posts: 392; Member since: Jan 24, 2018

It wasn't the lowest from what I remember in black Friday it was around 400-375$ and it was a very good deal

3. fyah_king unregistered

Plus, Sprint was the cheapest at $160.

4. imkyle

Posts: 1115; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

Same. Crazy good deal.

7. applesnapple93

Posts: 317; Member since: Jan 06, 2016

black friday included the 360 degree camera too.

2. fyah_king unregistered

Love this phone! The camera, battery life, and speaker is great. And it has a beautiful little notch.:)

5. bpcooper14

Posts: 32; Member since: May 14, 2014

I think I paid 399 and got a free camera if I remember correctly.

6. middlehead

Posts: 458; Member since: May 12, 2014

If they'd been able to jam Qi in there I'd probably do it, or if it someone made a decent Qi case.

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