Philips presents smartphone with fingerprint reader and Androidfork in China




Philips presents smartphone with fingerprint reader and Androidfork in China

Philips Monday a high-end phone presented in China. The device, which runs on the Androidfork Yun OS from Alibaba, has a Snapdragon 801-soc and a fingerprint reader. The phone would be converted about 470 euros.

The Chinese site MyDrivers was the first mention made ​​of the new device from Philips. The smartphone, the i966, features a 5.5 “quad-HD screen with 2560 × 1440 pixels. The device runs on a Snapdragon-soc 801, which is clocked at 2.5GHz and a battery with a capacity of 3000mAh. Furthermore, there is 3GB RAM and 32GB storage.

The housing of the Philips i966 seems to be of metal, although there is at present nothing about concrete say yet. For photos is a 20.7-megapixel camera on the back and an 8-megapixel camera on the front site. There is also a fingerprint reader. The i966 is already on sale for 3699 Chinese yuan, which translates to about 470 euros, and will be delivered from 1 November.

The unit of the Dutch Philips was Monday introduced simultaneously with version 3.0 of the Androidfork Yun OS. This mobile operating system is the Chinese Alibaba and was a few years ago put the company on the market Aliyun OS. The Philips i966 runs on OS Yun and needs in China, in particular, to compete with Android devices.

Philips has been active longer in the Chinese market. In April, announced the manufacturers, a smartphone with a battery of 5300mAh. The Dutch manufacturer sells smartphones for years only in Asia and never brings them out here.


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