To all who are health conscious and prevent to use latest gadgets or smart phones as much as possible, because there is no any secret that smart phones are quite dangerous to the eyes. In fact, the screen emit short-wave blue light, which harms the retina. Philips decided to help with this issue without losing any comfort with your communication and entertainment. They invented a new technology named ‘SoftBlue’ that reduces up to 80% blue light rays coming from a screen.
The company officially announced the Philips Sapphire S616 and Sapphire Life V787 Smartphones with new SoftBlue display where you can enjoy the device day and night without any harm to the eyes. The fact that the Japanese firm already working on Philips S616, but the news of the other Sapphire Life V787 smart phone was a complete surprise.
The Philips Sapphire S616 features a 5.5-inch IPS display with FHD resolution of 1920×1080 pixels that rated pixel density of 401ppi. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz Octa-core processor, MediaTek MT6753 chipset that’s backed by the Mali-T720 GPU. There is a 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage along with a micro SD card slot to expand the storage up to 32GB.
The Sapphire S616 comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera along with LED flash and f/2.2aperture, while front has a 5-megapixel selfie camera with wide-angle lens. In addition, camera features such as autofocus, continuous shooting, photo effects, scene, digital zoom, panorama and much more.
The handset runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop and packs a 3000mAh battery. For connectivity, it features 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, A-GPS Bluetooth, microUSB and dual SIM functionality. The Philips Sapphire S616 will be available in this month – November 2015 at a price of $222.
The Philips Sapphire Life V787, on the other hand comes with a 5.0-inch display with FHD resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and pixel density of 441ppi. Other specifications of the device is same as the Sapphire S616 except battery capacity of 5000mAh with Xenium technology that can deliver talk-time up to 47 hours.
The handset also features a 13-megapixels autofocus camera with PDAF which click stills in just 0.2 seconds along paired with LED flash. Unfortunately, the price of the Sapphire Life V787 is not specified yet.