It takes a lot of guts to call your smartphone “Essential” like it’s a necessity. But here’s the Essential Phone in all its glory, ready for our hands-on review.

There’s no getting around how gorgeous the company’s first attempt at a smartphone looks. With a near-borderless display and ceramic back, this is a gadget you’ll want to show off to everyone.

Watch us do so here:

And the excellence doesn’t end there; we have a high-end processor inside, as well as one of the purest takes of Android around.

Our next step is to give it a full review and compare it to upcoming threats. What a time to be into consumer technology!

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