Like many other electronics companies, Archos is prepping for the upcoming IFA 2015 in Berlin. Among the devices the company plans to present at the trade show are the Archos Diamond S and 50e Helium smartphones.

As the latest addition to the Diamond line, the Archos Diamond S (pictured above) features powerful specs and great design while maintaining a reasonable price. On the other hand, the Archos 50e Helium is aimed at the more frugal mobile consumer. If you don’t feel like using Android and want Windows instead, Archos has also announced the 50 Cesium smartphone. It’s identical to the 50e Helium except that it has Windows 10.

 Archos Diamond SArchos 50e Helium
Operating SystemAndroid 5.1 Lollipop Android 5.1 Lollipop
Display5-inch Super AMOLED
(720x1280 HD), ~294ppi
5-inch IPS LCD
(720x1280 HD), ~294ppi
CPU1.5GHz octa-core
MediaTek MT6753 processor
1GHz quad-core
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor
GPUMali-T720 MP3 GPUAdreno 304 GPU
RAM2GB RAM1GB RAM
Internal Storage16GB internal storage8GB internal storage
microSD supportUp to 32GBUp to 32GB
Main Camera16 megapixels
with autofocus and LED flash
8 megapixels
with autofocus and LED flash
Front Camera8 megapixels2 megapixels
Wi-FiYesYes
Dual SIMYesYes
Data3G HSPA+, 4G LTE3G HSPA+, 4G LTE
Bluetooth4.04.0
GPSYes, with A-GPSYes, with A-GPS
Dimensions152.6 x 76.4 x 8.4mm147 x 72.5 x 8.5mm
BatteryLi-Ion 2300mAh Li-Ion 2100mAh

Archos 50e Helium, 50 Cesium

All three smartphones are slated for a November release. The Archos Diamond S will be priced £159.99 (approx. Php11,520), whereas the 50e Helium and 50 Cesium will cost £99 (approx. Php7,130) each.

[Source: Archos – 1, 2]



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