Philips announced the launch of the S309 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Philips S309 phone with 4 inch display, MediaTek MT6572M chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.
The Philips S309 smartphone runs on the Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) operating system. This phone uses a 480 x 800 px, TFT display. The size of screen is 4 inch. This phone has only one rear-camera (5 MP, 2592 x 1936 px, autofocus) on its back for photos and videos. Some smartphones with multi-camera setups offer specialized features like macro photography, low-light capabilities, or advanced image stabilization.
Philips S309 specifications
|Dimensions||5.02 x 2.54 x 0.43 inch|
|Colors||black, blue, red, white, yellow|
|SIM type||Mini SIM|
The weight of the Philips S309 is 4.44 oz. It is still considered to be relatively lightweight and portable. The dimensions of this Philips smartphone are average (5.02 x 2.54 x 0.43 inch). For some people, larger smartphones are more comfortable to hold and easier to use, as they provide a larger display for watching videos, browsing the web, and using apps.
|OS version||Android OS v4.4 (KitKat)|
|CPU||Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A7|
The Philips S309 comes with Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is an open-source operating system, which means that users and developers have more control over the software and can customize it to suit their needs. The S309 has a MediaTek MT6572M CPU. This CPU can be fast enough for basic phone operations. The Philips S309 comes with Mali-400 MP1 Graphics Processing Unit. The GPU is optimized for parallel processing and complex mathematical operations required for rendering and manipulating graphics. ARM Mali GPUs are considered to be a good option for mobile devices, providing a good balance of performance and power efficiency, and are widely used in many popular smartphones and tablets.
|Screen size||4 inch|
|Resolution||480 x 800 px|
This 4 inch smartphone comes with a TFT display. TFT technology employs thin-film transistors, which are small semiconductor devices, to control the brightness and color of each individual pixel on an LCD display. Smaller smartphones are generally more compact and easier to handle. The display size represents the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner. Text will be easier to read, and videos will be more immersive on a larger display. This smartphone is multitouch capable. Multitouch is a feature in smartphones that allows for the detection and tracking of multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously. It enables users to interact with the device using more than one finger or touch input at the same time.
|Internal storage||4 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. Having more RAM in a smartphone can provide benefits in terms of performance and multitasking. When you have more RAM, you can keep more apps and processes open in the background without slowing down the device. If you primarily use your smartphone for basic tasks like calling, texting, and browsing the web, 32GB may be sufficient for your needs. The S309 has only 4 GB of internal storage. The memory of Philips S309 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. A microSD card is a type of small, removable flash memory card used to store digital information.
|Main camera||5 MP, 2592 x 1936 px, autofocus|
This smartphone has only one camera on its back. If you have budget limitations or prioritize other features over a multi-camera system, this single camera setup can be a suitable choice. The autofocus is an important feature in this smartphone. Autofocus helps the camera to focus on a subject automatically, which ensures that the resulting photo or video is clear and sharp. The main camera of S309 smartphone does not have OIS. The optical image stabilization (OIS) is an important feature in smartphones, particularly for those who frequently use their phones to take photos and videos.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Philips S309 supports 2G and 3G networks only. Compared to modern 4G and 5G networks, 3G networks are generally considered to be relatively slow. The Philips S309 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 S309 smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. Bluetooth is a wireless communication technology that allows devices to connect and communicate with each other over short distances. This phone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS (Global Positioning System) is a satellite-based navigation system that allows you to determine your location and get directions to your desired destination.
The S309 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 S309 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station. The S309 has a microUSB port. MicroUSB is a type of USB connector that was commonly used on older smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. The S309 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-Ion 1600 mAh|
The Li-Ion 1600 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of S309 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 accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. When an object, such as your hand or face, comes close to the sensor of S309, it triggers a response that can be used for specific functions or features. The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone that enables it to measure the intensity of light around the device. The Dual SIM capability of Philips S309 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.
The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Philips S309, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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