Archos, the French consumer electronics company known for its budget offerings has just announced four new devices in the market, which includes three new smartphones and a tablet. The company may have unveiled these four devices before the Mobile World Congress because tech giants like Samsung and HTC will most likely steal the show in Barcelona.
The company’s flagship for this year will be the Archos 50c Oxygen. It will come with a 5″ 720p screen along with a powerful 1.7Ghz Octa Core MediaTek processor. On the back, there will be an 8MP camera and it will run on Android 4.2 Jellybean. The phone will have dual sim card slots and will only have 1GB RAM along with 8GB internal storage. As expected, the device is quite affordable and will be available for sale for £200.
The second device in the lineup is the Archos 64 Xenon which sports a massive 6.4 inch screen. The phablet will sport 720p display just like the flagship and will also cost £200. On the back, there is an 8MP shooter and on the front, there is a decent 2MP camera. Inside, there’s a quad core processor along with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage.
At the bottom of the lineup is the Archos Titanium 40b smartphone, which will have a 4 inch screen with a resolution of 800 x 400 pixels. It comes with a 1.3 GHz dual core processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB storage with Micro SD card slot and 5MP camera. It runs on Android 4.2.2 Jellybean OS and will cost around £99.
The pick of the lineup is the new Helium 80 4G which is an 8 inch tablet with LTE support. The screen comes with a resolution of1024 x 764 pixels. Inside, there is a quad core chipset along with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage with micro SD card support.
Unlike the other three devices in the lineup, this one will run on Android 4.2.3 instead of 4.2.2. However details about any future update to Android 4.4 version is not yet announced. On the back, the device sports a 5Mp shooter while on the front, there’s a 2Mp camera. It comes with standard connectivity features like the rest including Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, Wi-Fi with hotspot capability etc.
In spite of its 8 inch form factor, the tablet is affordable like the rest of the lineup and will be available for sale for around £230, which comes to around $370.
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