The Philips i966 Aurora is a premium smartphone built for people who are willing to explore some highly advanced features. It is the first smartphone to possess a curved 3D design. The handset also carries a fingerprint ID and boasts of stunning cameras. The Snapdragon chipset and 3GB RAM can handle anything you throw at it.
Display and Design
The Philips i966 Aurora flaunts a stunning 5.5-inch LCD multi touch display which boasts of a QHD resolution of 1,440 x 2,560 pixels and a mind blowing pixel density of 534 ppi. Despite being so large, the screen succeeds in posing crisp, rich and razor sharp visuals. With Corning Gorilla Glass v3.0 protection, it can deal with scratches and minor blows aptly. It is the first smartphone with curved 3D design that makes sure that you have lively viewing experience.
It has a thickness of just 8.2mm so that you can easily slip it in your pocket. It features a FIngerprint ID at the back. Both the panels carry a glossy black finish to impart a classy appeal.
Processor and OS
It is powered by a mighty 2.5Ghz quad-core processor sitting on Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 chipset. Assisting the processor is an equally powerful 3GB RAM which gives you the license to deal with high end games while running multiple applications in the background. It runs on YunOS 3.0 which is based on Android and for the first time is being offered with a smartphone.
Camera and Storage
The Philips i966 Aurora is bound to amaze shutterbugs with a 20.7MP rear shooter with presets like f/1.8 aperture, LED flash, Sony IMX220 Exmor RS BSI sensor so that you can capture high quality images even in low light conditions. It has an equally marvelous 8MP front camera with 28mm wide angle lens allowing you to capture great selfies. It has 32GB of onboard memory but lacks a microSD slot.
Battery and Connectivity
The Philips i966 Aurora is fuelled by a powerful 3000mAh Li-ion battery. You can connect it through 4G (selected countries), 3G, WiFi, GPS, USB port, Bluetooth v4.0 and GPRS/EDGE.