Philips has unveiled Aurora i966 in China and can be purchased with a price 3699 Yuan from tmall .

Philips i966 Aurora

The latest smartphone, Philips i966 Aurora sports a 5.5-inch (2560×1440 pixels) Quad HD touchscreen display with 2.5D arc glass, slim bezels with 63.8% screen-to-body ratio and Corning gorilla glass protection. It is powered by a 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) processor with Adreno 330 GPU.

The Aurora  i966 runs on Alibaba’s YunOS 3.0 which is based on Google’s Android. It houses a 20.7-megapixel rear-facing camera with Sony IMX220 Exmor RS sensor, 6-element lens, f/1.8 aperture. There is also an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture is available for selfies.

The Philips i966 Aurora is equipped with 3GB RAM and also a 32GB internal storage that is further expandable (up to 32GB). It is backed by a 3000 mAh battery and a fingerprint sensor on the back. The sensor is built with Sabre ES9018 DAC chip and has high sensitivity to work even with wet hands.

In terms of connectivity options, the phablet include; 4G LTE, 3G, HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, A-GPS and 3.5mm audio jack. It measures 1523x76x8.2mm dimensions.

Key specifications of Philips i966 Aurora :

  1. 5.5-inch (2560×1440 pixels) Quad HD touchscreen display
  2. Corning gorilla glass protection
  3. 2.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) processor
  4. Adreno 330 GPU
  5. Alibaba’s YunOS 3.0, based on Google’s Android
  6. 20.7-megapixel rear-facing camera with Sony IMX220 Exmor RS sensor, 6-element lens, f/1.8 aperture
  7. 8-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  8. 3GB RAM
  9. 32GB ROM
  10. 3000 mAh battery
  11. fingerprint sensor
  12. 4G LTE, 3G, HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, A-GPS and 3.5mm audio jack

The Philips i966 Aurora is available in China in Black variant colours with a price 3699 Yuan (Roughly Rs 37000 or US $604).

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