Philips the multinational Dutch electronics company has launched six (Xenium) Dual SIM mobile phones in the Indian Market. The Xenium series from Philips not only looks attractive but are quite affordable but it is the battery life that is the main highlight. Some Philips Xenium Dual SIM mobile Phones can last for almost 60 days standby time.

The Philips Xenium Dual SIM handsets are available from Rs. 1,700 up to Rs. 8,000. Check out the features and the price. Philips Xenium is about enduring performance, design and an amazing battery life.

Philips Xenium Series Price list

Philips Xenium X806

This handset comes with a 3 inch TFT touch screen with touch panel for quick access to applications. The max display resolution supported is 240 x 400 pixels with 262K colours.  The X806 is a dual SIM phone which means you can use two different numbers, one for personal use and other for work along with a longer battery life.

Philips Xenium X806 price in India
Philips Xenium X806 price in India

This handset comes with 47 MB of user memory and microSD card supported up to 8 GB. The X806 is not a 3G phone, however GPRS/ EDGE is supported. The mobile phone weighs 136.5 grams and is of dimension 103.5 x 53 x 14mm.

The Xenium X806 features a 5 megapixel camera with 8x digital zoom with flash (and red eye reduction feature). You can record video in MPEG4, H.262 and 3GP formats at 15 fps.

Other features are Bluetooth, USB 2.0 / mini USB and built in FM radio.  The battery is of capacity 1530 mAh that gives a standby time of up to a month and up to 8 hours of talktime. You can play continuous music for almost 70 hours.

Xenium X806 Price Rs. 8,000

Philips Xenium X523

This is a dual SIM phone with an comfortable price tag and with a 50 days standby time thanks to the 2000 mAh battery that is houses. Talktime is also impressive which is around 16 hours.

Philips Xenium X523 price in India
Philips Xenium X523 price in India

The Xenium X523 comes with integrated FM radio (well this is a must if you are targeting Indian consumers), Bluetooth and microSD memory card up to 32GB. The handset features 78 MB of internal user memory. This handset can also be connected to your PC and can act as a modem for sharing internet connection. This is a 2G phone ( no 3G supported ) for internet connectivity you will have to do with GPRS or EDGE network.

The X523 is a candy bar type phone with keypad and a 2.4 inches TFT screen supporting 240 x 320 pixel resolutions. The handset weighs 116.8 grams and is of 117.5 x 51 x 15 mm dimension. This phone also comes with a 3.2 megapixel camera with built in flash.

Xenium X523 price Rs. 4,900

Philips Xenium X518

This is a touch screen phone with Dual SIM features. The TFT screen is 2.8 inches supporting resolution of 240 x 320 pixels. The handset weighs 108 grams and is of dimension 104 x 57 x 14.3mm. You can capture pictures using the 2 megapixel camera with flash supported. MicroSD card up to 16GB is supported.

Philips Xenium X518 price in India
Philips Xenium X518 price in India

Other features are Bluetooth, GPRS (modem), USB 2.0 and FM radio. The Xenium X518 comes with 1 MB of internal memory and memory management features. The 1530 mAh battery supported by battery saving manager makes it possible to achieve a standby time of up to 1000 hours (40 days) and a talktime of up to 12 hours.

Xenium X518 price Rs. 5,900

Philips Xenium X513

Dual SIM and a super long battery life (2000 mAh battery) is what defines the X513. Now here is something that will amaze you. The X512 mobile phone gives a standby time of up to 2 months on a single change. Moreover the talktime is up to 20 hours. Perfect phone for people on the move.

Philips Xenium X513 price in India
Philips Xenium X513 price in India

This is a 2G candy bar phone with 131.2 grams weight and 112 x 47.6 x 15.6 dimension. The 2.2 inch display screen supports 262K colours on a 240 by 320 pixel resolution. This handset comes with built in flash and a 2 megapixel camera for crisp pictures.

Other features are modem capabilities using GPRS, Bluetooth 2.0, USB 2.0 and built in FM radio.

Xenium X513 price Rs. 4,700

Philips Xenium X121

This is a phone with 1 month standby time and up to 7 hours of talktime with dual SIM support. This is a basic phone with MP3 player, FM radio and LED flashlight to help you out in dark situations.

Philips Xenium X121 price in India
Philips Xenium X121 price in India

X121 candy bar phone weighs 75.5 grams and features a 1.8 inch screen with 128 x 160 pixels resolution. Memory card up to 2 GB is supported. There is no camera and you cannot surf on this phone.  Take a look at the price and you will know why the phone comes with basic feature.

Xenium X121 price Rs. 1,700

Philips Xenium X116

The X116 is slightly better than the X121. This handset gives a talk time of 8 hours and comes with 1 month standby time (1050 mAh battery). This phone supports MP3, FM radio, LED flash and microSD memory card up to 4 GB. The display screen is 2 inches with 176 by 220 pixels resolution.

Philips Xenium X116 price in India
Philips Xenium X116 price in India

This candy bar mobile phone supports Dual SIM and comes with VGA camera. The handset weighs 79.5 grams and is of 108.3 x 46.7 x 13.2mm dimension.

Xenium X116 price Rs. 2,700

By Rajeev Rana

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