Like many others before it, Philips has been the one of the top rated modern day pioneers of technology. We have seen the advent of the company in numerous avenues of technology and now the latest avenue to attract the company has become the smartphone market.
Philips is one of the few names in the industry but it's still striving to make good phones and few months back it has launched Philips S388 at Rs. 7,795 on online. Today Philips S398 is listed on its official website in India. Priced at 2990000 Vietnamese Dong (approx Rs 8,850) it comes in black color.
Philips S398 Specifications
Philips S398 sports a 5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels with a unique 63 degree curved design. It is clocked at 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582M processor along side 1GB of RAM. Further, it carries a dimension of 9.65mm thickness and weighs around 170grams.
Moreover, it supports 8GB of built-in memory, with an expansion upto 32GB via microSD card slot. The S398 features 8MP of rear camera with LED flash, 2MP of front facing snapper for selfies, skyping and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat.
On the connectivity front, this dual SIM smartphone supports 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS/A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio and powered by a 2040mAh battery.
As there is no official announcement about the pricing and the release date, we are expecting the information upcoming days.
Nowadays, there is a overwhelming amount of quad-core smartphones available in the market. Philips S398 will face a tough competition ahead of its release. Now we can see some of the rivals in the same sections.
Asus Zenfone 5 Lite
Asus Zenfone 5 Lite sports a 5-inch qHD display, is clocked at 1.2GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2520 processor alongside 1GB of RAM, 8MP rear and 0.3MP front-facing camera, 8GB of inbuilt storage, which can be expanded via microSD card, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, AGPS, and 3G. It is powered by 2500mAh battery and runs on Android out of the box with ZenUI. It is available for Rs 8,999 exclusively on Flipkart.
Nokia Lumia 630
Nokia Lumia 630 sports a 4.5-inch display with a resolution of 480x854 pixels,1.2GHz processor alongside 512MB of RAM and 5 MP rear camera, 8GB of internal storage with expansion slot and it runs on Windows phone 8.1. It is available for Rs 6,944.
Asus ZenFone 5
The Zenfone 5 sports a5-inch display, it is powered by 1.6 GHz dual core Intel Atom Z2560 processor besides 2GB of RAM, 8MP of rear camera, 2MP of front camera, in-built storage of either 8GB/16GB and runs on Android Jelly bean which is upgradeable to KitKat. It is priced at Rs. 9,999.
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