Pioneering Android mobile and tablet manufacturer, Archos has added two new handsets to their Helium series of smartphones. Unveiled today in Paris, the Archos 50 Helium Plus and 55 Helium Plus 4G smartphones come with great specs at an affordable price.

Both, 50 Helium Plus and 55 Helium Plus come with HD Screens, IPS image quality and 4G dual SIM connectivity. Both are available in Jet Black or White Frost finishing with a “Glass Effect” finishing.

In a statement today, Archos CEO Loic Poirier said:

“The ARCHOS 50 Helium Plus and ARCHOS 55 Helium Plus reflect ARCHOS’ goal of bringing 4G technology to everybody and offer users better performance at affordable prices”


The 50 Helium Plus smartphone has a 5-inch 1280×720 IPS HD display with 8GB on-board storage (expandable via MicroSD card), 1GB RAM, a 2000 mAh battery with a 64-bit quad-core CPU. It measures 5.63″x2.79″x0.36″ and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop . The 50t Helium Plus has a 13 MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera. It is priced at $109.

The 55 Helium Plus has similar features with the only differences being that it comes with a larger 5.5-inch 1280×720 IPS HD display, and a bigger 2400 mAh battery. Its priced at $139.

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Both the phones show promise in the budget smartphone market with decent specifications and optimum pricing. They are set to hit the market in July 2015.

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