This could very well be the best price for a premium smartphone in Canada.
Telus, the exclusive carrier of the Essential Phone, has followed suit to our American friends and has lowered the no-term cost of the titanium and ceramic-made Android device by a respectable $400 CAD. Originally priced at $1,050, Telus is now selling the Essential Phone at an outright cost of $650.
Additionally, the phone now costs $0 on most of Telus’ plans — not just on a two-year contract with a Premium Plus plan.
The Essential Phones comes with a 5.71-inch ‘Full-Display’ with a 19:10 aspect ratio and 2560 x 1312 pixel resolution, and is powered by a Snapdragon 835 chipset, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
Read more: Essential Phone review