The IFA opens its doors in Berlin next week. But upstream manufacturers are starting already to unveil their new products. This is the case of French Archos in November which will market three entry-level smartphones.
3 The future smartphones share a 5 inch screen, 4G connectivity and fact of being below the 200 euros – just a penny for the best equipped model. In November 2015, but in demonstration at IFA, Archos will launch the 50th Helium Cesium 50 and 50 S. Diamond
2 similar models, but 2 separate OS
The first and second show the same hardware specifications, with a 5-inch HD screen, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage (expandable with microSD). What distinguishes the 50th and 50 Helium Cesium is the operating system.
The Helium model will run on Android 5.1 when the Cesium will Lollipop 10 Windows Mobile, Windows Smartphone Edition 10 whose development is being finalized. Advertised price: 119.99 euros
“By offering a choice between two similar models, systems with two separate operations, our customers can choose the interface that suits them.. Android and Windows are both quality operating systems that provide a different user experience, “justifies the manufacturer’s boss, Loïc Poirier.
The 50 Diamond S finally, the most high-end terminal Archos is 4G / LTE, and has a particular octo-heart processor, Super AMOLED Gorilla Glass 3, all under Android 5.1. The smartphone will be available in November to 199.99 euros.