Formerly known as the OSOM OV1 and considered the spiritual successor to the Essential Phone is all set to jump into the fray with another name.
In 2017 Andy Rubin, one of the creators of Android, launched a proposal as an alternative to traditional manufacturers. We refer to the Essential PhoneA phone that, despite having at least two official sequels, has had its history cut short in early 2020.
now, As we found out thanks to Phone Arena, Former Essentials employees are working on a “sequel” to the Essential Phone. Already in the past we have heard that the team is working on a successor, which we know as OSOM OV1. This terminal was focused on security, but it seems plans have changed.
Essential phone’s spiritual successor
That OSOM OV1 was supposed to offer a high-end experience with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, but that all changed in June. OSOM OV1 Solana Labs became Sagawhose specifications are already known and which were A tweet post By OSOM itself:
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1.
- 6.67-inch screen with OLED panel and 120 Hz refresh rate.
- 12 GB of RAM.
- 512 GB of internal storage can be expanded via a microSD card.
- 4110mAh battery.
- Ceramic back, stainless steel frame and titanium details.
- IP68 certification.
Saga, though not mentioned in the tweet Google Apps will supportWhich means it will include the Play Store and work with the Big G’s main apps.
On paper, this specification gives us a Very interesting device And of course located in the higher range. Interesting is the fact of being able to expand the internal storage with an external memory card, something that seems to be forgotten in most premium ranges today.
The amount of processor and RAM dictates that We will find a device with great performance. The GPU coupled with the processor will surely be able to handle the most demanding graphics tasks and games and the 12 GB RAM suggests enough power to multitask and manage multiple applications at the same time.
for now No release date is known of this device, but It can already be pre-purchased on the Solana Labs websiteWhere it is confirmed to arrive in early 2023. It will be available in the US, Canada, Europe and the UK 1000 dollars worth.
Finally, it should be noted that the first 10,000 customers who pre-purchased Solana Labs Saga Get a collection of limited edition NFTs.