Philips i966 Aurora with 5.5-inch Quad HD display, YunOS 3.0 and 20.7MP camera announced

Philips i966 Aurora

Philips has unveiled Aurora i966, the company’s latest flagship smartphone in China. It has a 5.5-inch (2560×1440 pixels) Quad HD display with 2.5D arc glass, slim bezels with 63.8% screen-to-body ratio and Corning gorilla glass protection, powered by a 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) processor with Adreno 330 GPU and runs on Alibaba’s YunOS 3.0 based on Android.

It has a 20.7-megapixel camera Sony IMX220 Exmor RS sensor with 6-element lens, f/1.8 aperture and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. It packs 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage and a 3000 mAh battery. It even has a fingerprint sensor on the back that has high sensitivity to work even with wet hands. It has Sabre ES9018 DAC chip.

Philips i966 Aurora specifications

  • 5.5-inch (2560×1440 pixels) Quad HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) processor
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory
  • YunOS 3.0 OS based on Android
  • Dimensions – 1523x76x8.2mm
  • 20.7MP rear camera with LED Flash, Sony IMX220 Exmor RS BSI sensor, f/1.8 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE / 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
  • 3000mAh battery

The Philips i966 Aurora comes in Black color and is priced in China at 3699 Chinese Yuan (Rs. 37,000 / US$600 approx.)

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