Philips has officially launched a new budget smartphone in China named Philips PH1 (Xenium S701). The news follows the unveiling of the Philips PH2 earlier this month.
Philips PH1 Specifications
This smartphone is 165.5 x 76.5 x 9.5 mm in size and weighs around 194 grams. It supports twin SIM cards and dual 4G VoLTE connections. It is powered by the Android operating system (the version is unspecified).
The Philips PH1 features a 6.517-inch display with a 1440 x 720 pixel HD+ resolution and an aspect ratio of 18:9. It sports low bezels and a screen-to-body ratio of 93%.
A quad-core UNISOC Tiger T310 CPU with a PowerVR GT7200 GPU powers the device. The chipset comes with 4GB of RAM and storage choices of 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB.
The Phillips PH1 comes with a battery of 4700mAh, unfortunately with no support for fast charging. The phone’s optics include twin 13MP and 3MP cameras with LED flash on the back. The phone’s screen features a dew-drop notch with a 5MP front camera.
The phone has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.2, USB Type-C, GPS, and a 3.5mm audio jack for connectivity.
Philips PH1Price & Availability
499 Yuan ($78 approx.) for a variant with 4GB RAM and 32GB storage.
569 Yuan ($89) for a variant with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.
769 Yuan ($121 approx.) for a variant with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage.
The Philips PH1 is available in three colors: Graphite Grey, Sea Sky Blue, and China Red. It’s already available for sale in Chinese marketplaces.