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Essential Phone Unboxing - Is This Your Next Phone?

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Essential Phone Unboxing! The essential unboxing video you've all been waiting for. Subscribe for my Essential Phone review. This video is about the new Essential Phone available only from TELUS in Canada. Pre-order yours now at http://telus.my/geXg25 The Essential phone is one of the most exciting developments in smartphones for 2017 / 2018. Essential is a new brand in the Android space but it's headed by individuals very familiar with Android. In fact without Essential's founder Andy Rubin, Android might not even exist. The Essential phone packs a clean "stock" type of Android interface similar to the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL. The Essential Phone also includes a unique, modular accessory capability. Through a magnetic point on the back of the phone one is able to clip accessories including the new 360 camera for Essential phone. The Essential Phone is the first I've ever handled that's made of titanium and ceramic. Essential claims that the titanium structure makes the Essential Phone more durable if you're to drop it. I won't be doing a drop test on my channel (I like the Essential phone too much) but according to Essential's website, when compared to other leading devices (made mostly of aluminum) the Essential fared better when dropped on concrete. The front of the Essential Phone is covered in Gorilla Glass 5, it's got dual 13 megapixel cameras on the back and an 8 megapixel camera on the front (capable of 4K video recording). It's also packing the Snapdragon 835 and 128GB of storage standard. The dual lens system on the Essential phone is different than the system on the iPhone 7 Plus. Rather than going for an extra zoom lens Essential decided to use the dual camera system to enable better low light photos / video and high contrast monochrome photos as well. The Essential phone is also one of the highest screen-to-body ratio devices I've ever looked at (if not the highest) it's got a 5.7 inch QHD display at 2560 x 1312. The battery is 3040mAh battery and supports quick charge via the 27 watt power brick that ships with the phone. Essential claims quick charge potential of up to 5 hours battery life in just 5 minutes of charging. There is currently a pre-order option to order the Essential Phone along with the 360 camera attachment as a kit. The Essential phone is available in four different color combinations including Black Moon (featured here), and Pure White. Stellar Grey and Ocean Depths color combos will be available soon. Another key feature of the Essential Phone is the fact that it includes no branding at all. In fact the device has no visible text on the body... Anywhere! It's actually kind of shocking at first glance as one is conditioned to expect some level of branding. Not so with the Essential Phone, minimalists rejoice! *Thanks to my partner Telus for making this video possible. FOLLOW ME IN THESE PLACES FOR UPDATES Twitter - http://twitter.com/unboxtherapy Facebook - http://facebook.com/lewis.hilsenteger Instagram - http://instagram.com/unboxtherapy Google Plus - http://bit.ly/1auEeak
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Unbox Therapy (10 months ago)
Essential Phone or Galaxy S8?
Technical Akshat (18 hours ago)
Unbox Therapy I choose Essential Phone
SwissVlogger K (2 days ago)
Unbox Therapy I'd rather get a OnePlus 5t
betty lapeia (11 days ago)
S8
I wish i didn't exist (17 days ago)
S8
Mike Thunder (26 days ago)
s8 essential made their phone too expensive when it released and lacks water resistance
Lol ... Why essential phone has first launched... But iphone copied essential phone with bar notch. O.o
Atif Manzoor (9 days ago)
why dont you unbox any sony product like phone or headphone ?
Mohamed Asker Fawmy (13 days ago)
This phone is only available in Canada.? Can I buy in UK and unlock? Please someone let me know. Thanks.
Volkan Dorak (14 days ago)
Iphone X Wtf
Essential has first bar notch, but iphone copied bar notch... Why...
Volkan Dorak yeah iphone copy essential phone...
SIMON GREATWOOD (16 days ago)
SO LeW, I watched this video the first time you put it out, and I've come back to this to say can you have a word with Telus, this looks like a great phone and where's the love for the UK. ? ! I mean I've got good English pound notes to spend with the Queen's head them. . We Brit's expect coming out of the EU a good trade deal with Canada,. 😉
Abhishek Shrestha (17 days ago)
give me a phone
oHANDSOMEo (18 days ago)
Essential Phone or Moto Z2 Force?
LegitCharge (19 days ago)
Look who the iPhone x copied. Like completely.
Perrie 27 (20 days ago)
I am saying agin please mak a video on jio phone.
beastz Z (23 days ago)
It would be interesting if you tell the price at the title
Ucok16 Lgaol (25 days ago)
essentials 👍👍👍👍
Luca Lind (25 days ago)
what is the background song called at 7 minutes?
Bd Tunaman (25 days ago)
iOS is better
chinnu raam (28 days ago)
RIP apple, Samsung.
shivam roy (1 month ago)
No branding should be the branding now
kevon jones (1 month ago)
Drop any phone in a box with sand it don't matter what glass it is it mess up
Jazzz lq Wilson (1 month ago)
We ieva ahkz
Mr Frog (1 month ago)
What about a case
Fardad Hasanzadeh (1 month ago)
Do a doogee s60 lite please
thatgamerboiil (1 month ago)
I had to sub
Hamza Ahmed (1 month ago)
No offense android but this phone looks kind of ugly
Apple Pie (1 month ago)
I like the phone with no branding on it
Mohamed Asker Fawmy (1 month ago)
I live in UK, how can I buy this phone ? Thanks
Mustafa Yasharov (1 month ago)
Bak kardeşim görünce zarc yerini boktan zarc Samsung ayni zarclan her ay yeni zarc alıyorum benim oğlumun tabletine yani tek bozulmadık zarc yeri iPod
DT55B (1 month ago)
Tested it out at the store the other day, with the updated camera software, and it worked like a charm. Auto-focus was quick, no lag or wait time. At $460 CAD, and the 360 camera only $50, this phone is getting harder and harder to ignore. And now that the only retailer in Canada having it on end-of-life status, I'm seriously considering picking one up before they're all gone, despite my Galaxy S7 still working fine. But with no confirmed date for 8.0 (nevermind 8.1) on the S7, I don't know how much longer I want to wait.
Asimali Tahtasiz (1 month ago)
Anayi avradi sikim orus pu vocugu
G. Rodriguez (1 month ago)
I'd wait till they come out with expandable storage and if they upgrade the sound/speakers, yes it would be cool if they added stereo sound as the ZTE Axon7 phone which has the speakers on the front top and bottom but great Unboxing presentation though 👌
Bunny Winslow (1 month ago)
Essential phone may be as ok as you say, but speaking from experience, if you have any issues with their software, Essential says it is the fault of the network for not "keeping up". POS phone made by a POS company.
Daniel _Apple Shep_ (1 month ago)
I bought 4 for my family
Mr Garza (1 month ago)
I'm planning on buying this phone
Corkoth55 (1 month ago)
this or the xiaomi mi mix 2
Michael Silva (1 month ago)
So it wont work in usa ?
Gabriel Garcia (1 month ago)
Bought the Essential Phone for $349! Best Deal of 2018.
King Gideon Ojogu (1 month ago)
How much is the phone and where can it be bought?
Vikas Kumar (2 months ago)
How can I get this phone ? I am from India. And what is the cost of this phone in an Indian currency ?
Bighouse Productions (2 months ago)
Awesome phone!!!
prodigieX (2 months ago)
And so, the start of the horrific trend of notches was born...
strawberry shortbread (2 months ago)
Does this company ship to the uk
erogers7053 (2 months ago)
Moto X4 or Essential?
Soheil Lotfi (2 months ago)
Lu i have Sony Xperia XZ. What do you think about switch my phone with this one?
San Jan (2 months ago)
i thinks its time to show jack
Abdullah Nadeem (2 months ago)
I took mix2 and S8
Top Frog (2 months ago)
No headphone jack= no purchase. Samsung Galaxy S8.
Kinky Nothing (2 months ago)
No, it is not
elvis ohemen (2 months ago)
What is the price and how will i get it
Maheen Tariq (2 months ago)
would love to have this one ... :)
Imshaq Hassan (2 months ago)
No headphone jack 8/10
zudi army (2 months ago)
So cool unbox therapy
It'zFireBoy Playz (2 months ago)
can it buy in phillipines
i am a spam but its ok (2 months ago)
If the logo is circle, then the fingerprint scanner is the logo....
Mike Fahey (2 months ago)
auseklis jumis the logo is two circles
Roger Tordecilla (2 months ago)
Ey unbox guy what do you do after you tested the phones? I mean do you give it to lucky people or what?
T3ARDROP SHAWDY (2 months ago)
that camera quality is sooooo cleaaar!
Mohd Ikmal (3 months ago)
how many phone u have?
Cooltrout04 (3 months ago)
Who's watching this on essential phone
MR. NIGGA (3 months ago)
can i buy it from bangladesh?? and how much it is??....help pls
Orcun Ercan (3 months ago)
Same as wiko view 2
John McDonald (3 months ago)
Ik
Ahmed alogby (3 months ago)
Why don't you unbox HTC devices...
Yash Balyan (3 months ago)
Will it get 8.9
Slime (3 months ago)
WHY NO HEADPHONE JACK!? THAT'S LIKE THE MOST ESSENTIAL THING THERE IS LOL!
Naza Naza (3 months ago)
Can u unboxing and review a TURING CADENZA smartphone?
rinku dhara (3 months ago)
Can I get it plzzzz plzzz
Ziyad El Habashi (3 months ago)
Unbox the Huwawei mate 10 lite
Zephyr Gaming (3 months ago)
I would call it the necessary phone
Erik Žnidaršič (3 months ago)
But why the chin tho:-(
Josh Ramirez (3 months ago)
I was interested in the phone until I saw the video quality
cj adkins (3 months ago)
Love this phone, even more after your review. Well laid out, even like Eminem. Keep em coming. Subscribed -CJ
Asher Adson (3 months ago)
i'm not sure if anyone noticed the finger print scanner being logo...
Mike Fahey (2 months ago)
Asher Adson essentials logo is actually two circles with one inside of a square
all is here (3 months ago)
wow
A RIS (3 months ago)
Press the back screen several times.... Uhh that was fast
Ocirne Hernaez (3 months ago)
The best design of phone ever
Santoz Aadhik (3 months ago)
Views lesser than his subscriber.
keggerous (3 months ago)
No OLED? No headphone jack?
liam balon (3 months ago)
Is this phone compatible with rogers
Akash Yadav (3 months ago)
Good phone
TuCents NJ (3 months ago)
I've been using this phone for about three months and I'm not at all impressed. It constantly LAAAAAGGGGSSSSSS. I do however love the body and structure of the phone it feels great to hold. But it's so damn slowwwwww... I don't understand why! It's not like I've downloaded a million apps. Then there's the lock/power button that is beyond sensitive. You can almost lock this phone by blowing on the lock/power button. The screen is very nice I'll give it that. Maybe the next version will be better. This is there first phone so obviously there was going to be flaws.
Sam Withoutlimits (3 months ago)
I like your style!!! I've only listened to a couple of your reviews but you seem to give a lot of the negatives instead of just the positives. I hope I am right about you because I am in desperate need of a high end phone US made but under $200 - maybe $250 at the very highest. I know most would call me rediculous but you get nothing if you don't ask. That's my rule that I live by so I'm asking if you can recommend me something. the last two I've brought have been awful. Again, I can't afford the high priced phones. Anything you can do will be so much appreciated. Thanks in advance!
Proksok Marady (3 months ago)
I hate peoples who copy iPhone phone
Dennie Bone (3 months ago)
Proksok Marady The Essential PH1 came out with the notch first so Apple is the thief.
Shaun Bentz (3 months ago)
Hey b****... I have a Samsung Galaxy Note 8... And they think when I got it... It was about... $600... Then I bought a Samsung S8 the phone... The phone has better camera quality but... My tablet way better sound
Esteban Røcha (3 months ago)
he admits that the goverment uses the phones
🐸🍽️
Basher Henrik (3 months ago)
Release of the essential phone came before iphone x. did apple rob the notch display idea from andy rubin ?
Ismael Onita (4 months ago)
give me some hahahahha
Marcko Lopez (4 months ago)
Huh. I wish.
Bigbird Johnson (4 months ago)
This phone in 2018 for budget phone?
Matthew Walker (4 months ago)
I watch all you videos about all the smart phones that you judge on what is the best choice and i take it all into consideration. How ever you never talk about the HTC cell phones, where do you rank them?
Hayatullah Abasi (4 months ago)
please unbox the sony Xperia xz premium and tell us a little information about that smartphone i love sony thank you very much.
Amrit Mohanty (3 months ago)
@Unbox therapy I thought you will make a video about your India journey but you didn't 🙄😩😭😭I subscribed your channel from more than 1.5 year but you broke my heart 💔😖😭😭😭
Amrit Mohanty (3 months ago)
Mario Morciano sorry typing mistake 🤣 thanks for noticing
Mario Morciano (3 months ago)
Amrit Mohanty maybe you meant “my heart” 🤔
Xavier Bolivar (4 months ago)
"Telus" Hot damn, I did not know this channel was Canadian.
Jeff Rigi (4 months ago)
It is my new phone...
Akash Slatch (4 months ago)
hiii
Akash Slatch (4 months ago)
hi
Lug Nut (4 months ago)
Once they dropped the price and fix some of their software issues with the camera app. I bought the phone after my S8 plus broke and I got to say this phone is so much faster stock Android is so much better than TouchWiz.
royalmakrani khan (4 months ago)
Sir plz I want to know about Samsung galaxy s7 edge how that’s phone how performance
Echtvergoldet (4 months ago)
At the "usual camera test" you actually missed the usual selfie.
ImmyTGK (4 months ago)
Aluminium***
Pablo Orellana (4 months ago)
Still an LG G6 Fan, this is pretty impressive thou....
Nabs Akhtar (4 months ago)
U didn't tell anything about 3.5mm audio not present
Little Tangerine (4 months ago)
Gimme Gimme Gimme Gimme!

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