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.
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.