Philips announced the launch of the S260 smartphone in 2019. The manufacturer is offering the Philips S260 phone with 5.45 inch display, Spreadtrum SC9850K chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.
The Philips S260 series was launched with Android OS v8.1 Go Edition (Oreo) pre-installed, but it is upgradable to newer versions of OS as they become available. This phone features a high resolution 480 x 960 px IPS display. The size of screen is 5.45 inch.This display is a solid choice for S260 smartphone. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The front camera of S260 gives you the freedom to capture moments with yourself or your friends and family easily.
Philips S260 specifications
|Dimensions||5.93 x 2.8 x 0.35 inch|
|SIM type||Micro SIM|
The weight of Philips S260 is about 5.71 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Philips smartphone are average (5.93 x 2.8 x 0.35 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with. A micro SIM is a smaller (15 x 12 x 0.76 mm) version of the standard SIM card used in mobile devices. The micro SIM card provides the same functionality as the standard SIM card, allowing the user to connect to a cellular network and use mobile data, voice, and messaging services.
|OS version||Android OS v8.1 Go Edition (Oreo)|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7|
The Philips S260 comes with Android OS v8.1 Go Edition (Oreo) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is based on the Linux kernel and includes a user interface, middleware, and a range of pre-installed applications. The S260 has a Spreadtrum SC9850K CPU. This mid-range, quad-core CPU is capable of delivering fast and efficient performance for a wide range of tasks. The S260 utilizes Mali-T820 MP1 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. ARM Mali GPUs are widely used in mobile devices and have a good reputation for performance and power efficiency. They offer competitive performance and power efficiency, making them suitable for a range of applications, including gaming, multimedia, and user interface rendering.
|Screen size||5.45 inch|
|Resolution||480 x 960 px|
The 5.45 inch phone comes with IPS display. The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. The 5.45 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of Philips S260 is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||8 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
1 GB of RAM is not typically considered to be enough for a smartphone. Most smartphones today come with at least 3 GB or 4 GB of RAM, and some high-end devices have even more. The amount of RAM needed for optimal performance depends on factors such as the operating system, the apps and services you use, and how you use your device. 32 GB of internal storage is generally considered to be the minimum amount of storage you would want in a smartphone. The S260 has only 8 GB of internal storage. The internal storage of the S260 (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. MicroSD cards are popular because they're small, lightweight, and easy to use.
|Main camera||5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus|
|Selfie camera||2 MP|
The S260 offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of the S260 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. S260 is equipped with a basic camera setup, and it does not have any advanced features. Basic camera setups are designed to fulfill the needs of users who prioritize affordability and basic photography requirements.
|GSM 2G bands||900 / 1800|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Philips S260 supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G networks are widely used around the world and have become the standard for mobile networks in many countries. The Philips S260 like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi allows devices to connect to the network from anywhere within range of the wireless access point, making it easier to work or access the internet from different locations or on different devices.
The S260 supports the latest Bluetooth standards, which offers faster data transfer speeds, better range, and improved reliability compared to previous versions of Bluetooth. The S260 has a GPS receiver. GPS allows smartphones to determine their precise location and provide accurate navigation and mapping services. This includes turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates, points of interest, and alternative routes.
The S260 isn't NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. NFC is not essential for basic phone functionality, but it can be useful for a variety of tasks and features. The S260 phone has built-in FM radio. During emergencies or natural disasters when cellular networks may be congested or disrupted, FM radio can provide a reliable source of information and emergency alerts. The S260 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The S260 smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.
|Type||Li-Po 2000 mAh|
The Li-Po 2000 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of S260 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
|Sensors||accelerometer, light, proximity|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The Philips S260 smartphone has an accelerometer. The presence of an accelerometer in smartphones enables a range of interactive and intuitive functionalities that enhance the user experience and enable innovative applications. This Philips phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.
The ambient light sensor detects the level of ambient light in the surrounding environment. The main purpose of a light sensor in a smartphone is to automatically adjust the brightness of the device's display. The Dual SIM capability of Philips S260 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use.
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