The Essential Phone project failed, howeverThe author is actively working on the successor to Essential PH-2. On the Internet recently appeared technical details and design of the gadget. As evidenced by a set of images, the smartphone will be equipped with the original screen and camera.
The screen may become completely transparent.passing light in the necessary volume. Thanks to this camera can be placed directly under it, without making holes. In this case, under the display will be 2 sensors: a selfie-camera, as well as a light sensor. So there won't be any “monobrow” or a hole in the screen.
The gadget will receive an OLED panel with almost no frame, becoming translucent when the selfie camera is activated. Also under the screen will be a fingerprint scanner.
The device will most likely be called Essential PH-2. So follows from the documentation of the cellular operator of America. The novelty will function on the top Qualcomm chipset running Android 9 Pie. The novelty will have a USB-C charging jack and a 3.5mm headphone jack, which was not in the first Essential Phone.