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  • Powerful configuration
  • Good primary camera
  • Ample internal storage
  • Pocket friendly
Beware of
  • Heavy outfit
  • Average front camera
Verdict

The Philips S398 is a sub-10k smartphone with standard specs in every department. It runs Android KitKat OS on 5-inch HD display backed by powerful configuration. It houses a good amount of internal storage allowing to install a lot of apps and games without worrying about running out-of-memory.

Efficient smartphone within budget
Display, Build and OS

The Philips S398 flaunts a 5-inch IPS LCD multi touch display which offers wide viewing angles and sharp viewing experience with a resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels (HD) and a pixel density of 294ppi. It looks quite elegant and has a thickness of 9.6mm with a weight of 170g.

Under the hood, it is loaded with a MediaTek MT6582M chipset housing a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and 1GB RAM to deliver robust performance. It runs on Android v4.4 KitKat OS.

Camera and Storage

The Philips S398 houses an 8MP camera and LED flash at the back and a 2MP snapper at the front. It sports an internal memory of 8GB which can be further expanded up to 32GB.

Battery and Connectivity

The Philips S398 sips the required amount of juice from a 2,040mAh Li-ion battery. From the connectivity and networking point of view, it supports 3G, GPS/A-GPS, USB port, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and Wi-Fi.
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Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v4.4 (Kitkat)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Available
  • 8 GB + 32 GB Expandable
  • Dual SIM
  • FM Radio
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Philips S398 Specifications

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General
Brand Philips
Model S398
Operating System Android v4.4 (Kitkat)
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
Network 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Design
Height 143.7 mm Compare Size
Width 71.1 mm
Thickness 9.6 mm
Average
Thickness compared to
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9.6 mm
Average in group
8.6 mm
Best in this group
5.5 mm
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Weight 170 grams
Below Average
Weight compared to
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This Device
170 grams
Average in group
150 grams
Best in this group
96 grams
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Colours Black
Display
Average
Display compared to
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This Device
55%
Average in group
55%
Best in this group
76%
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Screen Size
5.0 inches (12.7 cm)
Screen Resolution
HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density
294 ppi
Very Good
Pixel Density compared to
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294 ppi
Average in group
294 ppi
Best in this group
441 ppi
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Display Type
IPS LCD
Touch Screen yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio
67.41 %
Performance
Average
Performance compared to
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41%
Average in group
53%
Best in this group
87%
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Chipset MediaTek MT6582M
Processor
Quad core, 1.3 GHz
Poor
Processor compared to
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This Device
Quad core, 1.3 GHz, Chipset: MediaTek MT6582M
Average in group
Quad core, 1 GHz, Cortex A53, Chipset: MediaTek MT6735M
Best in this group
Dual core, 2.15 GHz, Kryo + Dual core, 1.59 GHz Kryo, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
RAM
1 GB
Good
RAM compared to
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1 GB
Average in group
2 GB
Best in this group
4 GB
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Storage
Very Good
Storage compared to
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This Device
87%
Average in group
95%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Internal Memory
8 GB
Average
Internal Memory compared to
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8 GB
Average in group
16 GB
Best in this group
64 GB
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Expandable Memory
yes Up to 32 GB
Camera
Average
Rear Camera compared to
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55%
Average in group
56%
Best in this group
85%
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Main Camera
Resolution 8 MP Primary Camera
Good
Main Camera compared to
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8 MP
Average in group
8 MP
Best in this group
16.00 MP
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Flash yes LED Flash
Image Resolution 3264 x 2448 Pixels
Camera Features Digital Zoom
Front Camera
Resolution 2 MP Front Camera
Poor
Front Camera compared to
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2 MP
Average in group
5 MP
Best in this group
16 MP
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Battery
Good
Battery compared to
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This Device
66%
Average in group
77%
Best in this group
95%
Group: 7 - 11 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Capacity
2040 mAh
Type Li-ion
Network & Connectivity
Network Support
3G, 2G
SIM 1
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
SIM 2
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
Wi-Fi yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Bluetooth
yes v4.0
GPS
yes with A-GPS
USB Connectivity
microUSB 2.0
Multimedia
FM Radio
yes
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
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