Philips S398 recently sold in Russia with a price 7,990 rubles (roughly 151 USD or Rs. 9,300). The company is now planning to release the same in India. It is listed online officially without price tag and its availability details yet.
The Philips S398 boasts a 1.3GHz Quad-Core processor and features a big 5-inch TFT (720X1280 pixel) HD IPS screen. It supports dual-SIM (WCDMA+GSM) and features dual-standby functionality, that runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS. It houses an 8 MP auto-focus rear camera with LED flash and also a 2-megapixel front camera for self-portrait and video calling.
The S398 measures 143.7 x 71.1 x 9.65 mm and weight is 170 gms, will be available in Black colour only. It is backed by a 2040 mAh Li-ion battery, that is rated for 300 hrs of standby and 8h (2G) / 4h(3G) of talk-time. It has all basic connectivity options, like Bluetooth, GPS, WiFi, and 3G. It has 1 GB of RAM and also 8 GB expandable internal storage using an external microSD card.