The OSOM Reveals Detailed & Price Of The Saga Phone

OSOM is gearing as much to release its first smartphone early next year. Called Saga (formerly OV1), the handset is the spiritual successor to the Essential Phone 1. Ahead of its debut, Solana Mobile has revealed the price and detailed specifications of the phone. It has additionally opened a paid pre-order waitlist for the device.

For the uninitiated, OSOM is a new company formed by the team behind Essential Phone 1 (PH-1), after the latter was defunct. OSOM announced its first phone last year, calling it the OSOM OV1, creating a sense of continuity from the PH-1. But in advance this year, the organization renamed the smartphone to Saga and teamed up with Solana Mobile for its marketplace release. It additionally drove lower back the release from overdue 2022 to early 2023.

Amidst all this, we got to know a few things about the Saga, including its screen size and processor. And while the official launch is still months away, Solana Mobile has now revealed the phone’s detailed specifications and pricing as well. The unofficial Essential Phone 2 will cost $1,000, which can fully justify what you’re getting. Check the phone details below.

OSOM Saga Specs

The OSOM Saga sports activities with a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution (1080×2400 pixels) and 120Hz refresh rate. It is powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor coupled with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage, which can be expanded up to an additional 512GB via microSD card. You get a dual-camera setup on the back, which includes a 50MP primary shooter with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) and a 12MP ultra-wide lens. The phone has a 16MP wide-angle camera on the front.

Fueling this smartphone is a 4,110mAh battery. It supports wireless charging but OSOM is not yet detailing the charging speed. In March of this year, OSOM announced a secure charging cable that lets you physically disconnect data transfers when plugged into your computer. This will help keep your data safe. Saga will probably get this cable.

The first generation OSOM phone will run stock Android 13 out of the box. Other highlights consist of a rear-established fingerprint scanner, Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6E, and NFC. The handset is available in an unmarried black color. It has a stainless steel frame with ceramic back and titanium accents. The entire package measures 164 x 75.3 x 8.4 mm in dimensions (10.2 mm thick with the camera bump) and weighs 247 grams.

OSOM says Saga will come with a secure Speed Vault to store your cryptocurrencies, NFTs and other digital items. The first 10,000 buyers of the phone will also get a limited release collection of NFTs. If you are interested in this phone, you can join the waiting list by paying a refundable $100 fee here. The device will go on sale in the US, Canada and Europe in early 2023.

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