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Archos Unveils 4 New Android Devices Ahead Of MWC 2014

Archos, a French consumer electronics company known for its budget friendly Android devices, announced ahead of the MWC 2014 three new smartphones and one tablet. The devices are priced at $249 or less and are expected to be showcased at the Mobile World Congress starting February 24th.

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CEO of Archos Loic Poirier said that “Archos’ new lineup of products highlights the company’s commitment to innovation and confirms its position in the 3G/4G market. Our new product offerings continue to push the boundaries of technology, blending superior design, cutting-edge technology and impressive affordability.”

Archos 80 Helium 4G

This device joins the company’s Helium 4G line of devices. It is reportedly the world’s first 8-inch 4G tablet that’s priced under $250. It runs on Android 4.3 and uses a quad-core A7 processor that allows it to provide a smooth user experience at the same time fast Internet speeds.

  • OS: Android 4.3 “Jelly Bean”
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8926 / Quad Core 1.2Ghz Cortex A7
  • GPU: Adreno 305
  • Display: 8” 1024×768 Screen with IPS technology
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 8GB expandable using microSD
  • Camera: 5MP- Autofocus with LED Flash, 2MP front camera, 1080p Video encoding
  • Network: 4G/LTE: 800 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 Mhz, LTE cat. 4 150Mbps/50Mbps
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth: 4.0 + A2DP + HFP + EDR
  • Battery: Li-on 3500mAh
  • Price: $249

Archos 50c Oxygen

This is one of the better smartphone models of Archos that comes with premium specifications. It sports a 5-inch 1280 x 720 pixel IPS display. It also uses an octa-core processor combined with 1GB of RAM.  It also has a dual SIM functionality making it easier to separate work and personal contacts.

  • OS: Android 4.2 “Jelly Bean”
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6592 / Octa-Core at 1.7GHz Cortex A7
  • GPU: Mali 450MP4
  • Display: 5” 1280 x 720 Screen with IPS technology
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 8GB expandable using microSD
  • Camera: 8MP- Autofocus with LED Flash, 2MP front camera, 1080p Video encoding
  • Network: HSPA+ 21Mbps/5.76Mbps
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth: 4.0 + A2DP + HFP + EDR
  • Battery: Li-on 2000mAh
  • Price: $199

Archos 64 Xenon

For consumers looking for a bigger display this model might just be the perfect choice. Its 6.4-inch display may be larger than most smartphones yet its resolution is just 1280 x 720 pixels. It has similar specs as the 5-inch model but comes with an upgraded 2800mAh battery.

  • OS: Android 4.2 “Jelly Bean”
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6582 / Quad-Core at 1.3Ghz Cortex A7
  • GPU: Mali 400MP2
  • Display: 6.4” 1280 x 720  Screen with IPS technology
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Storage: 4GB expandable using microSD
  • Camera: 8MP- Autofocus with LED Flash,2MP front camera, 1080p Video encoding
  • Network: HSPA+ 21Mbps/5.76Mbps
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth: 4.0 + A2DP + HFP + EDR
  • Battery: Li-on 2800mAh
  • Price: $199

Archos 40b Titanium

This is one of the cheapest smartphones that the company is going to launch with a price tag of only $119. It also has low-end specs that match its price. One notable feature of this device is that it has enhanced audio system and dual front facing speakers making it perfect for those who love to listen to music.

  • OS: Android 4.2 “Jelly Bean”
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6572 / Dual-Core at 1.3Ghz Cortex A7
  • GPU: Mali 400
  • Display: 4” 800 x 480 Screen with IPS technology
  • RAM: 512MB
  • Storage: 4GB expandable using microSD
  • Camera: 5MP- Autofocus with LED Flash, VGA front camera, 720p Video encoding
  • Network: HSPA+ 21Mbps/5.76Mbps
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth: 4.0 + A2DP + HFP + EDR
  • Battery: Li-on 1400mAh
  • Price: $119

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