IPS LCD screen? No thank you Essential!
Wake me when you upgrade to OLED
This thing is dead on arrival.
Aside from the PR disaster of it being months late and half the senior staff leaving the company, having read both reviews and a few user reports, it's a low stuttery mess that's beyond buggy, and half the apps don't work properly - including the one for its vaunted camera system.
AnonD-428442, 19 Sep 2017And people pay $700 for this POS.People pay similar amounts for phones with over-processed, artifact-ridden photos but are convinced they have great cameras because they don't know what they are looking at. Or 5/7 as much for a phone that is hyped as a flagship killer but will be dropped for support after 1 year (and also has a poor camera). Or they buy phones that have last year's technology and this year's prices. Or where experience says that the performance will degrade rapidly with time.
This is for people who value the design, materials and lack of bloat over a long feature list. I don't have one, but I see who it would work for (assuming they carry on finishing the software). If that's not you, fine, but people with different tastes or priorities to you will have looked at your phone and decided that for them it would be a waste of money as well.