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Photos: Andy Rubin demos the new Essential Phone

We got a first look during our Code Conference.

Andy Rubin, the creator of Android, announced a new phone and company today, called Essential. He gave the Code audience a closer look at it from the conference stage. You can get a full rundown of all the features of the phone itself, but below you’ll find some of the latest photos of the phone.

The Essential Phone has a magnetic connector for accessories and wireless data transfer capabilities.

The dots on the upper right of the back are the magnetic connectors for accessories.

The screen stretches across the entire front of the phone.

One of the first accessories will be what Rubin called the world’s smallest 360-degree camera. It’s less than three inches long and weighs less than a tenth of a pound — it can also turn the camera without turning the phone.

Andy Rubin, Essential, camera, phone, Code 2017 Asa Mathat

The phone weighs less than half a pounds and is only 0.3 inches thick.

The front-facing camera can take eight-megapixel resolution photos, and the back camera takes 13-megapixel pictures and 4K video.

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