Philips S397


Philips S397
Philips S397 (S Series)
Graphics adapter
2048 MB 
5.72 inch 18:9, 1440 x 720 pixel 281 PPI, glossy: yes
16 GB eMMC
Card Reader: microSD
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.2, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.5 x 153.8 x 73 ( = 0.33 x 6.06 x 2.87 in)
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Primary Camera: 13 MPix
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix
152 g ( = 5.36 oz / 0.34 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)



Reviews for the Philips S397

Обзор плюсов и минусов Philips S397. Ультрабюджетник с хорошей автономностью
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Good price; excellent display; high autonomy; nice performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/14/2019
Philips S397: двойная камера, разблокировка по лицу и LTE
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Positive: Nice dual cameras; elegant design; fast fingerprint sensor; good face unlock; long battery life; support 4G LTE; nice performance; dual SIM; memory card slot; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/22/2019


PowerVR GE8322 / IMG8322: Entry level graphics card based on the PowerVR Rogue architecture with support for OpenGL ES 3.2 and Vulkan 1.1.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

SC9863A: Entry level octa core SoC with 8 ARM Cortex-A55 cores in two clusters. One performance cluster with up to 1.6 GHz and a efficiency cluster with up to 1.2 GHz. The SoC also integrates an LTE modem, a IMG8322 GPU and 1080p video support.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.152 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2019-12-17)