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Archos unveils the budget-friendly 50 Diamond phone, 80b Helium tablet
French device manufacturer Archos has just announced two new devices ahead of CES 2015. The company has been a long-time budget device supporter, and the new Archos 50 Diamond smartphone and the 80b Helium tablet are no exceptions.
The 50 Diamond is a 4G LTE-capable device that sports a 5-inch 1080p display with an impressive pixel density of 440ppi. It also boasts an Octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor, 2GB of RAM, a 16MP rear-facing camera and an 8MP front facing camera. The device also measures 8mm and weighs only 142g, and has a 2700mAh battery. It launches with Android 4.4.4 KitKat, but will likely receive Android 5.0 Lollipop sometime in the future. Archos is forecasting the device to be sold for less than $300, and the company will have the device on the show floor at CES in the coming days.
Archos has also announced their new 80b Helium tablet, a 4G LTE-capable budget tablet for less than $150. Details are pretty scarce when it comes to this tablet, so we’ll have more details for you in a few days. Additionally, the company has announced their renewal of the 45b, 50b, 50c phones and 70 and 101 tablets to be offered at cheaper prices.
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[press] ARCHOS Strengthens its 4G range during CES 2015
Complete selection of 4G devices on display at CES 2015 at Sands Expo Hall A-C Booth 70437
Paris – January 2, 2015 – ARCHOS, a pioneer in Android™ devices, unveils its new 4G tablets and smartphones ranges at CES 2015. With the evolution of mobile technology and the advancements 4G offers, ARCHOS continues to innovate answering consumer demand for high performance smartphone and tablet technology with an affordable price tag
The latest offering from ARCHOS provides a range of high quality and great performance 4G smartphones and tablets starting at under $80.
ARCHOS Diamond, the best 4G smartphone ever under $200
Announced at the “Paris CES Unveiled”, the ARCHOS Diamond boasts both sleek design and 4G compatibility. The Diamond is fully loaded with an octa-core processor, 16 GB of internal storage and 2 GB of RAM, a 16 MP camera, and a 5 inch full HD IPS allowing users to fully enjoy games or movies without delays thanks to 4G speeds.
Previously dominated by entry-level handsets with basic functionality, the sub-£200 smartphones segment is now more competitive than ever, thanks to ARCHOS offering handsets with an unprecedented set of features and outstanding performance in this category.
“In 2014, consumers don’t have access to high performance handsets from traditional smartphone vendors below $500” says Loïc Poirier, General Director of ARCHOS. “With the ARCHOS 50 Diamond, we are pushing forward the same advanced technology but we make it accessible to all consumers.”
The 80b Helium, an over-equipped 4G tablet for less than $150
Downloading an HD movie (2 GB) and watching it on your tablet, in less than 3 minutes is now possible with 4G technology!
With the resolution of the ARCHOS 80b Helium 4G, consumers can not only enjoy various multimedia content but also enjoy all the games available on Google Play Store, thanks to its 1.5GHz Quad Core processor.
A full range of 4G smartphones and tablets
ARCHOS does not stop there because the brand will also announce a full range of 4G smartphones, including the renewal of the range Helium, with 45b, 50b and 50c Helium and new tablets, the 70 and 101 Helium all offered at affordable prices.
For more information about ARCHOS and its entire selection of Connected Devices, visit us during CES 2015 at Sands Expo Hall A-C, Booth 70437 or at www.ARCHOS.com [/press]