Amazon offers free headphones with Alexa-equipped Essential Phone

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Amazon is offering a pair of Essential HD earphones  — a $99 value  — for free when you purchase an Essential Phone this week. Sweetening the deal is the fact that Amazon has already discounted this Android 8 phone by $50 from $499.99 to $449.99, which is the lowest price currently available. As such, you'll save a total of $149 when you purchase this bundle. This deal runs through Saturday, March 24.

Amazon offers the Essential Phone in three colors: Pure White, Black Moon, and Halo Gray, which is exclusive to Amazon and has a matte finish. This minimalist titanium and ceramic phone features an edge-to-edge 5.7-inch 2,560 x 1,312 display, 128GB of onboard storage, 3,040mAh battery,13MP dual-lens camera, and Android Oreo 8.1. And when you purchase the Halo Gray version, you'll also get Amazon's Alexa voice assistant.

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Founded by Android creator Andy Rubin, the Essential Phone was launched in February 2017 at a list price of $699. That price was dropped by $200 in October.