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Essential 'Project Gem' Smartphone Has Unusual Design

A company called Essential has shared images of a smartphone concept they're working on and it looks like a smartphone combined with a TV remote.

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Project Gem Smartphone


A couple of photos have appeared on Twitter which show a new smartphone design from a company known as Essential. 

Now, we don't know anything about this new 'Project Gem' Smartphone apart from what you see in the photos but it's certainly not a smartphone design we've seen before. 

The photos show an elongated, rectangular shaped smartphone with rounded corners and we're not talking Sony Xperia smartphone rectangular, we mean, tv remote rectangular-shaped.

It's long, it's thin and has a UI to match that has small tiles with your apps on. It's probably not the best smartphone for viewing images on but for those wanting a simpler interface and a smartphone that's not as wide, it might be of interest. 

Project Gem Smartphone


On the back looks to be a fingerprint recess and what appears to be just one camera lens in a circle that protrudes from the smartphone

The 'Project Gem' Smartphone is shown in 4 colours that appear to alter shade slightly depending on the light and are very reflective. 

No information on what camera is built-in is mentioned but we'll update this page when we know more information. 

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