The Philips Xenium X598 was first announced a couple of months ago, but the device has finally found its way to shopping stores. This is Philips’ flagship device of the year after they released the Philips S395 budget friendly smartphone earlier.

Philips Xenium X598

The Xenium X598 comes with 4GB RAM, 64GB storage and offers great value for money. It has an octa-core processor, dual rear camera and a massive battery capacity. Without further ado, lets meet the Philips Xenium X598.

Design

Philips Xenium X598

The Xenium X598 has a Plastic and Metal mix body with dual antenna lines. It has a Plastic body and a Metal frame, there’s also a Metal rectangular foundation at the top middle with the usual features.

Philips Xenium X598

The dual rear shooters are seen on top of the foundation with the dual-LED flash sitting in-between. It measures 9.4mm in thickness when you turn over to the sides and weighs 167g overall. It was launched in Black, no words if other colors will be rolled out too.

Display

Philips Xenium X598

Philips kept it pretty simple at the front, you have the normal 16:9 aspect ratio screen here with so many bezels. There’s a physical home button at the bottom bezel which doubles as a fingerprint scanner as well.

Philips Xenium X598

The 5.5-inch FHD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen shouldn’t be underestimated. The screen boasts of 1920 x 1080 pixels in resolution and 400.53 pixel per inch density. Furthermore, the screen stretches up to 70.47% screen to body ratio.

Hardware and Software

The device adopts the MT6750 chip from MediaTek, so don’t expect magic from the device. It has 8-cores of processor that reaches clocks at 1.5GHz, while the ARM Mali-T860 MP2 graphics processor clocks at 520MHz. Multitasking of all your light apps shouldn’t be a problem with 4GB of RAM space available.

Even though it has a slow memory speed of 667MHz, it should do its job. You also get a massive 64GB storage space to store files and apps. There’s an external memory support of up to 128GB, while it runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box.

Camera

The dual 13MP + 5MP rear shooters has f/2.0 aperture and 5p element lens, there’s a dual-LED flash in-between and other Internal features as well. While for selfies, there’s another 13MP shooter for that.

Battery

Powering the Philips Xenium X598 is a 4000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, charging the battery from 0% to 100% shouldn’t take up to 2.2 hours.

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Philips Xenium X598 Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Philips Xenium X598
Announced June, 2018
Released June, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE: 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz
TDD-LTE: 1900 (B39) / 2300 (B40) / 2500 (B41) / 2600 (B38) MHz
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Plastic + Metal
Dimensions 154.8 x 76.4 x 9.4 mm
Weight 167g
Protection Yes
Colours Black

Display

Display Type FHD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.5-inch
Resolution 1920 x 1080 Pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 400.53ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 70.47%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No

Camera

13MP + 5MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, dual-LED
13MP

Software

Android 7.0 Nougat
Modified
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

MediaTek MT6750
CPU Octa-core 1.5GHz
GPU ARM Mali-T860 MP2
4GB
Internal Storage 64GB
Yes, up to 128GB

Fingerprint (Rear)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Identification No
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 4000mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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What is Philips Xenium X598 Price and Availability Status?

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