Essential PH-1 VS. Gigaset ME: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Essential PH-1 VS. Gigaset ME. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
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Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
8.3
6
Performance & Hardware
8.1
5.8
Camera
7.1
5.2
Connectivity
8.7
7.2
Battery
5.1
4.7

Basics

Brand

Aliases
Essential Phone
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Release Date

Release date
May 2017, 2 years ago
September 2015, 3 years ago
State
Not available
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
71.1 mm
141.5 mm
7.8 mm
69.4 mm
144.5 mm
7.7 mm
Weight
185 g
160 g
Usable surface
84 %
68 %
Materials
-
Stainless steel
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Gray

Green

White
Black

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.71"
5"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Resolution
1312 x 2560 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
504 Pixels per inch
441 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 500 cd/m2
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Frameless
  • LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
  • Multi-touch
  • Notch
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 500 cd/m2
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Viewing angle - 178°

Prototypes





Prototypes
Essential PH-1
Print 3D Model
Gigaset ME
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
CPU
4x 2.45 GHz Kryo + 4x 2.15 GHz Kryo
4x2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57+4x 1.55 GHz Cortex-A53
Type
Octa-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
2.45 GHz
2 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
Yes

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 540
Qualcomm Adreno 430

RAM

RAM
4 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
200.022 (Antutu v7)
Overall performance better than 91% of devices
69.514 (Antutu v6)
Overall performance better than 66% of devices

Storage

Capacity
128 GB
32 GB
SD Slot
No
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Light sensor
  • Pedometer
  • Proximity
  • UV

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
13 Mpx
15.9 Mpx
Pixel size
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1.354 µm
Sensor
Unknown Unknown
Omnivision OV16825
Type
CMOS
CMOS BSI 2
Aperture
f/1.9
f/2.0
Flash
LED
Dual LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous autofocus
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Macro mode
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
Yes
120 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
8 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B11 (1500)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B21 (1500)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B29 (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B42 (TDD 3500)
  • B43 (TDD 3700)
  • B66 (1700/2100)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B6 (800)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • CDMA BC10 (800 Secondary)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth 4.1
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DUN (Dial-Up Networking Profile)
  • GAVDP (Generic Audio/Video Distribution Profile)
  • GOEP (Generic Object Exchange Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SDAP (Service Discovery Application Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • Cell ID
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • Wi-Fi

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • USB Host 3.0
  • Mass Storage
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

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American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

0.280 W/Kg on head
0.760 W/Kg on body
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Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Infrared
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3040 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Fast Charging
Non-removable

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 8.1 Oreo
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Prices

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