Philips has launched two new smartphones “sapphire life V787” and sapphire s616 with anti-blue screen.

These smartphones are said to reduce strain on eyes by lowering the hurtful blue light emitted from the display. Philips named this as “soft blue” screen and this technology will reduce the blue light by 86%.

Phillips Launches Eye Friendly Display Smartphones

Scientist and researchers in the past have recommended people not to extensively use smartphones late night before going to sleep as the blue light can impact the quality of sleep. But as most users check out there favorite content on mobiles before sleeping a less harmful display can be advantageous for next generation of mobiles.

It is difficult to quantify how much benefit will Phillips mobiles will have on quality of sleep but Phillip says display are more eye friendly than what is currently used by other smartphones.

Phillips Sapphire V787

The Sapphire v787 smartphone features a Full-HD screen (1920×1080 pixels) measuring 5.5 inches with a pixel density of 441 Ppi.

Under the hood is an Octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor with a 2 GB RAM the graphics processing is done by the Mali-T720 GPU. The phone provides 16 GB of Internal storage space and runs on Android Lollipop OS with Philips’s customized UI.  The phone also includes a micro SD slot for up-to 128 GB of additional storage.

The Rear camera comes with 13 MP resolution with aperture size of 2.0. The front camera is a 5 mega pixel shooter for clicking selfies.

Philips claims that the smartphone will provide 47 hours of Talk-time with its mammoth 5000 mAh battery which in real may deliver 2 days of usage for sure.

Key specs of Sapphire V787

Screen                                 5.5 inch

Display                                Full HD

Processor                           MediaTek MT6753

GPU                                     Mali-T720

RAM                                    2GB RAM

Internal storage                16GB with micro SD slot

Camera                              13MP/5MP

Connectivity                      4G LTE

Battery                               5000mAh

Phillips Sapphire S616

The Sapphire S616 also have the same 5.5 Inch FHD screen, MT6753 chipset an 2 GB RAM. The camera resolution has 13 MP and 5 MP for rear and front respectively. While the hardware and software of both the smartphones are same, the S616 comes with a lower 3000 mAh battery and design is different compared to the V787.

Key specs of Sapphire S616

Screen                                 5.5 inch

Display                                Full HD

Processor                           MediaTek MT6753

GPU                                     Mali-T720

RAM                                    2 GB RAM

Internal storage                16 GB with micro SD slot

Camera                              13 MP/5 MP

Connectivity                      4G LTE

Battery                               3000 mAh

The Phillips S616 is priced at $222 or Rs. 14,999 and will go on sale in November 2015.

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    • Phillips will have to work very hard to establish a brand name in hyper-competitive market

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