by Vineesh C    Published on October 21st, 2014   and last updated on April 17th, 2015

Philips i966 Aurora Price and Specifications

Philips i966 AuroraPhilips i966 Aurora Overview

Philips launched their latest smartphone Philips i966 Aurora in India. The phone is packed with Android based YunOS v3.0 OS, 5.5 Inches display, 2.5 GHz quad-core Processor, 3GB RAM, 20.7MP rear camera, 32GB Internal storage and 3000mAh Li-Ion battery.

Philips i966 Aurora Review

Philips i966 Aurora is a newly launched android based smartphone from Philips with great technology. The hot features are 5.5-inch Quad HD display, YunOS 3.0 and 20.7MP camera of this device. The display is very special as it features 2.5D arc glass, slim bezels with 63.8% screen-to-body ratio. 


Philips i966 Aurora coming with a beautiful 5.5-inch Quad HD display. This great display offers 2560×1440 pixels resolution for viewing contents with high quality. The screen is well protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. There is a  fingerprint sensor on the back of this phone that has high sensitivity to work even with wet hands. 

Processor and RAM

Philips has unveiled Aurora i966 in China Now and priced 3699 Chinese Yuan. Powering the Philips i966 Aurora is an efficient  2.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) processor for high end performance. The processor works in support with 3GB RAM for smooth functioning and multitasking.

Storage, OS

Storage options includes 32GB internal memory to keep songs, films and photos. The operating system in which the Philips i966 Aurora  runs is the YunOS 3.0 OS based on Android platform. So you can enjoy almost all features like games, apps as in android smartphone. 

Dimensions, Camera 

Philips i966 Aurora measures Dimensions of 1523x76x8.2mm on measurement. Camera used in Philips i966 Aurora  is a high clarity images assured 20.7MP rear camera for photos and video capturing. The camera coming with features like LED Flash, Sony IMX220 Exmor RS BSI sensor, f/1.8 aperture etc. Front camera 8MP front-facing camera for good selfies and video calling. 

Connectivity, Battery

Data and connectivity options includes  4G LTE / 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS etc. Battery powers the Philips i966 Aurora  is a 3000mAh battery for long hours of back up and talk time. The Philips i966 Aurora available in Black color option. Over all the company’s latest flagship smartphone is a great option for the price.

Philips i966 Aurora Features

  • YunOS 3.0 OS (Android based)
  • 5.5 Inches capacitive touch screen
  • 2.5 GHz quad-core Processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 20.7 MP rear and 8MP front camera with LED flash
  • 32GB internal storage
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • 3000mAh Li-Ion battery

Philips i966 Aurora Specifications


Philips i966 Aurora

Operating System (OS) Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS based YunOS 3.0 OS
Preloaded Apps Yes
Processor 2.5 GHz quad-core Krait 400
Chipset MSM8974AC Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330 (2160p)
Sensors Proximity, accelerometer, fingerprint sensor, compass, gyro
Screen Size & Resolutions 5.5 Inches, 2560×1440 pixels resolutions
Display Technology Quad HD IPS capacitive touch screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 2.5D arc glass
Rear camera 20.7 MP
Front camera 8 MP
Camera features LED flash, autofocus, digital zoom, geo-tagging, touch focus, Sony IMX220 Exmor RS BSI sensor, f/1.8 aperture lens, video calling, panorama, HDR, face and smile detection
Inbuilt Capacity 32GB
Expandable Capacity No
Mobile Network
Mobile Network Support 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G: WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G: LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz
GPRS/EDGE (Class 12)
SIM Card Type Micro SIM
Internet Speed HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP Profile
USB microUSB v2.0 with OTG support
3.5mm audio jack Yes
Audio & Video
FM Radio Yes
Audio Playback Formats MP3, AAC, AAC+, WMA, AMR, OGG
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Sabre ES9018 DAC chip
Video Playback Formats 3GP, MP4, WMV, FLV, MOV, XviD
Battery 3000mAh Li-Ion battery
Talk Time:-
Standby Time:-
Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions 1523x76x8.2 mm

Philips i966 Aurora Price in India On 17 April 2015: Rs. 36,999/-

Philips recently launched another android smartphone Philips I928 in India. The phone has Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS, 6 Inches, 1.7 GHz Octa-core Processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB Internal storage, 13MP rear camera and 3300mAh Li-Ion battery.

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4 thoughts on “Philips i966 Aurora Price and Specifications

  1. Mohanan Kannan Nair
    October 22, 2014 at 9:08 am

    philips is the market leader in some other products than mobile. Philips i966 Aurora looks great and price is little high.

  2. Manu
    October 22, 2014 at 12:09 pm

    phone is great but the name Philips i966 Aurora is not good… put simple names for phones… hello please make a compare between the Philips i966 Aurora and samsung galay s5 plus phone. so that we can easily understand what is the best best

  3. Yashwant
    October 22, 2014 at 7:16 pm

    Best operating system and excellent performance.

    1. Anonymous
      November 21, 2014 at 10:12 pm

      yes if Philips wanna competent with any other company’s prices to be need to reduce shore

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