ARCHOS, one of the original pioneers in portable audio is making a huge splash this year at the Mobile World Congress conference this year in Barcelona. They have been relatively quiet in the U.S. the past couple of years, but that doesn’t mean they are dead.
ARCHOS will be unveiling three new Oxygen tablets as well as two high powered smartphones for less than $300.
Let’s start with the introduction of the two new phones it will be releasing. Both are not only impressive because of the low price points, but also because they have incredible hardware running Android 6.0.
ARCHOS Diamond 2 Plus
- Full HD 5.5″ Android Marshmallow 6.0 smartphone for $229
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB memory
- Wide angle 8MP front camera with flash combined with its 20.7 MP (Sony sensor) back camera
- Micro USB Type C with fast charging
- Fingerprint sensor
ARCHOS Diamond 2 Note
- 6″ 2k IPS Android M 6.0 smartphone for $269
- 3GB RAM
- Octa-core Helio X10 by Mediatek
- 3600 mAh battery with fast charging
- 16MP back camera with 4K Video recording and 8MP wide angle 84° BSI sensor F2.2 front camera for breathtaking images and videos
Both phones will available this May and are the best phones from ARCHOS. It’s incredible what you can get for less than $300 in the smartphone space right now.
As for the tablets, ARCHOS is going to be releasing three new versions which will come in 7″ (ARCHOS 70 Oxygen), 8″ (ARCHOS 80 Oxygen) and 10.1″ (ARCHOS 101b Oxygen) all for less than $175. ARCHOS definitely has its eye set on the sub $300 market and is going in at full speed. All three of the tablets will come with an elegant and durable aluminum casing and IPS HD displays with extra wide viewing angles.
Specs across the three tablets, are quite similar.
All three will feature:
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- Full HD IPS displays
- MTK 8163A Quad-core processor at 1.3GHz with a Mali 720 MP2 GPU
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB Memory
- 5MP rear camera, 2MP front camera
- Battery sizes: 3000mAh for the 7″ tablet, 4500mAh for the 8″ tablet, and 6000mAh for the 10.1″ tablet
The tablets start at about $85 and work their way up to $135 but will be sold in Europe in May.
All of the products from ARCHOS come in at a great price point and definitely are looking to up the budget category.
Learn more at www.archos.com.