Philips S398 with 5-Inch HD Display, 8MP Camera listed Online

Philips has listed its newest handset the Philips S398 on company’s official website. The device is already launched in Indonesia for 2990000 Vietnamese Dong. The phone will be available in Black Color options soon and is expected to be priced at around Rs. 8,500.

Philips S398 Features

The mobile phone sports a unique 63 degree curve on both the edges which makes it easy to hold in hands yet maintaining a premium feel factor. It has a 5-Inch IPS Display with 1280 x 720 Pixels resolution and supports multi-touch capabilities. It is powered by a 1.3GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6582M Processor, Mali GPU and is backed by 1GB of RAM. There is 8GB of Internal storage which is further expandable up to 32GB via MicroSD card slot.

The Philips S398 runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS and is powered by a 2040 mAh battery that gives 8 hours of 2G talk time or 300 Hours of standby. The phone has Dual SIM slots with Dual standby and has 3G network support. The handset comes with a 8 mega pixel main snapper on the back with CMOS Sensor and LED flash. There is a front facing 2 Mega Pixel camera as well.

Talking about the connectivity, the device supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, A-GPS, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.  There is a loud speaker at the bottom of the phone which makes the sound audible in noisy situations. Philips S398 - Photo-2

Philips S398 – Specs Overview

  • Dual SIM, Dual Standby (2G + 3G)
  • Android 4.4 KitKat OS
  • 5-Inch IPS Display, 1280 x 720 Pixels Resolution
  • 1.3GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6582M Processor / Mali GPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB Internal Storage, Expandable up to 32GB
  • 2MP Front / 8MP Rear Camera with CMOS Sensor, LED Flash
  • 2040 mAh Battery
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, MicroUSB, A-GPS
  • FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack

Philips S398 – Full Phone Specifications

Details Name Philips S398
Price Rs. 8,500 approx
Type Phone
OS Android 4.4 KitKat
Body Dimensions 143.7 x 71.1 x 9.65 mm
Weight 170 Grams
SIM Slot Dual SIM, Dual Standby (GSM + WCDMA)
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
WCDMA 900 / 2100 MHz
Data Speed GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA: 21 Mbps, HSUPA: 5.76 Mbps
Display Size 5-Inch
Resolution 1280 x 720 Pixels
Technology IPS Capacitive Touch Screen
Multitouch Yes
Chipset CPU 1.3GHz Quad Core MediaTek MT6582M Processor
Memory RAM 1GB
Storage 8GB Built-in
Expandable Yes, Up to 32GB via MicroSD Card
Camera Front 2 Mega Pixels
Rear 8 Mega Pixels
Camera Features LED Flash, CMOS Sensor, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Digital Zoom, Geo-Tagging
Battery Capacity 2040 mAh Li-Ion
Talk Time Up to 8 hours (2G) / 4 Hours (3G)
Standby Up to 300 Hours
Data WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes, V4.0 with A2DP
USB MicroUSB V2.0
FM Radio Yes
IR Blaster No
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
Others OTA Updates
Formats Audio AAC+, AMR, WAV, MP3
Video 3GP, MP4, AVI, H.264, H.263
Others Sensor TBC
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