Philips i966 Aurora

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OS Android based YunOS 3.0
RAM 3 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB
Display Size 5.5 inch
Rear Camera 20.7 MP
Front Camera 8 MP
Battery Li-Po 3000 mAh
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
Processor Quad-core, 2.5 GHz
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General Information
Announced Oct, 2014
Form Factor Bar
Languages English
OS Android based YunOS 3.0
Box Content Headphone, Handset, Charger, USB Cable, Battery, User Manual, Warranty Card
Shades Black
Hardware
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
Processor Quad-core, 2.5 GHz
Display
Multi-Touch
Pixels Per Inch Density 534 ppi
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Display Resolution (H) 1440 pixels
Display Resolution (V) 2560 pixels
Display Size 5.5 inch
Touchscreen
Display Features Capacitive Touchscreen
Display Type Quad HD
Camera
Auto Focus
Camera Flash LED
Rear Camera 20.7 MP
Digital Zoom
Camera Resolution 5200x3850 pixels
Front Camera 8 MP
Resolution (Front) 3264x2448 pixels
Camera Features Sony IMX220 Exmor RS BSI sensor, f/1.8 aperture
Primary Camera 20.7 MP, 5200X3850 Pixels, Digital Zoom, LED Flash, Autofocus
Memory
RAM 3 GB
Call Log
Internal Memory 32 GB
Phonebook Capacity Unlimited
Dimensions & Weight
Height 153 mm
Thickness 8.2 mm
Width 76 mm
Battery
Battery Li-Po 3000 mAh
Internet & Connectivity
Bluetooth
Browser
GPS
Handsfree
USB
SIM Type Micro
A-GPS
2G Network GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
3G Network HSDPA 1900 / 2100 / 850 MHz
4G Network LTE 700 MHz
EDGE
GPRS
Networks 2G + 3G + 4G
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Features
Alarm Clock
Calendar
Clock
Office Applications
Organiser
SNS Integration
Voice Dialing
Voice Memo
Other Features Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 technology
Entertainment
3.5mm Jack/Port
Radio
Image/Video Editor
Image Viewer
Music Player
Video Player
Video Recording
Voice Recording
Games
Ringtones
Vibration
Ringtones MP3
Messaging
Predictive Text Input
T9 Dictionary
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, IM
Social Networking Facebook,Twitter
Sensors
Accelerometer Sensor
Proximity Sensor
Ambient Light Sensor
Gyro Sensor

Philips i966 Aurora Review

01 Nov, 14 04:57 PM

Overview

Excuding Excellence In Every Step
By Natasha

Philips is one of the largest Dutch diversified electronics company in the world. Its headquarters are located in Amsterdam. The company has announced a new smartphone the Philips i966 Aurora in the month of October, 2014. The box packs a handset, headset, charger, battery, USB cable, user manual and warranty card. The phone is discussed in detail below.

Design and Display

The i966 Aurora features a slim design that not only looks appealing but even feels good to hold. The dimension figures include a height of 153 mm, width of 76 mm and a thickness of 8.2 mm. The overall look of phone is impressive with a nice wide Quad HD display of 5.5-inches which gives a high resolution of 2560x1440 pixels and a 534 ppi pixel density. The screen features Corning Gorilla Glass 3 which is protective in function. The ambient light and proximity sensors are there to adjust the brightness according to environment.

Hardware and Software

Housing the device is a powerful Quad-core 2.5 GHz processor with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC chip-set. It comes loaded with an Android based YunOS 3.0 operating system. The smartphone has a massive RAM of 3 GB and an internal storage of 32 GB which is good enough.

Telephony and Messaging

The i966 Aurora runs on GSM Quad-band 850/900/1800/1900, HSDPA 850/1900/2100 and LTE 700 MHz frequencies. The user can store a huge number of contacts in it's phonebook memory. The messaging and emailing facilities available for the phone includes SMS, MMS, IM and email where as predictive text input facilitates all of these.

Camera

The smartphone comes with a brilliant 20.7 MP rear shooter that captures every detail whether you are near or far with a 5200x3850 pixels resolution. It features a photo editor to tweak and add filters, LED flash, auto-focus and Sony IMX220 Exmor RS BSI sensor. While the front-facing camera has a 8 MP count which is capable of recording 1080p full HD videos and allows the users to make a video call.

Multimedia

The device comes loaded with a music player, FM radio and video player for the entertainment of the users. One can record full HD videos from the front as well as back cameras. Games and HD content looks really impressive and interesting on the large screen of this phone. There are various social networking and other apps available in the phone for better user interface.

Connectivity and Battery

On the connectivity front, the phone has GPRS, EDGE, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, micro USB and GPS with A-GPS for navigation. The i966 Aurora is fueled by a Lithium-polymer 3000 mAh battery which assures you a better usage time.

Shades and Price

The Philips i966 Aurora is available in a Black shade with a price tag of Rs.37,000 approx, may vary.

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