Archos on Thursday unveiled its latest high-end smartphone, the Archos 50d Oxygen. The handset will be showcased at the MWC 2016 trade show and will go on sale starting May this year priced at $149.99 (roughly Rs. 10,200).
The dual-SIM dual standby supporting 50d Oxygen runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop and features a 5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) IPS display with a pixel density of 440.51 ppi. The smartphone packs an octa-core MediaTek MTK6753 processor clocked at 1.3GHz, clubbed with Mali T720 MP3 GPU (450 MHz) and 2GB DDR3 RAM.
The Archos 50d Oxygen houses a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with LED flash, along with a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It features 16GB inbuilt storage, which can be expanded via microSD card (up to 32GB). The 4G LTE-enabled handset also includes Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, GPS, and Micro-USB under its connectivity options.
Measuring 141.4x70.6x8.12mm, the Archos 50d Oxygen is backed by a 2100mAh battery. "The Archos 50d Oxygen is the epitome of sleek, functional and modern," says Loic Poirier, CEO of Archos. "The smooth exterior with gold accents emanates a truly high-end feel which make it an essential part of our Oxygen line."
The Archos 50d Oxygen comes as the successor to the 50c Oxygen. The Archos 50c Oxygen sports a 5-inch HD display, octa-core Mediatek MT6592 processor clocked at 1.7GHz, 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt storage, and 2000mAh battery. The handset runs on Android 4.2 KitKat.
(Also see: Archos 50d Oxygen vs. Archos 50c Oxygen)
The company at the last year's MWC 2015 trade show launched four smartphones and 3 tablets. The French smartphone maker launched the Archos 50 Oxygen+, 52 Platinum, 59 Xenon, and 62 Xenon, along with the Archos 101 Magnus, 101 Magnus +, and 94 Magnus tablets.