The Essential Phone has broken cover and it aims at the very top of the hill: the palace atop mountain flagshipia where the Apple iPhones and Samsung Galaxies of the world reside.
It's got the technical chops: the powerful Snapdragon 835 system chip and what looks like a clean, clutter free version of Android. But it's also got something else: an immersive, bezel-less display that takes nearly all of the phone's front, with a bigger screen-to-body ratio than even the Galaxy S8.
LG G6. So how does the Essential Phone size compare to the size of the S8, the G6, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, the HTC U11, the Google Pixel XL and other phones around? Let's find out!This is what allows the Essential Phone to be big, yet feel small. Its 5.71-inch display is not curved also, which some users will appreciate. The display is also taller, narrower, with a 19:10 aspect ratio, similar to the one on the Galaxy S8 and
First, we compare the Essential Phone's size to the size of other 'bezel-less', full-screen devices like the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, as well as the LG G6.
Next, we look at the Essential Phone in comparison to traditional flagships: great devices that have not yet made the jump to a bezel-less screen to see just how much of a radical difference the new design makes.