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Archos 40 Cesium (2014) review

Microsoft Windows 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212
Adreno 302
512 MB / 4 GB
4 inches (480 x 800 px)
5 MP, 2560 x 1920 px, autofocus

Archos announced the launch of the 40 Cesium smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Archos 40 Cesium phone with 4 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212 chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.

The Archos 40 Cesium comes with Microsoft Windows 8.1 out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1950 mAh battery.

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Archos 40 Cesium specifications

BrandArchos
Name40 Cesium
Model40CES
Release date2014

Body

The weight of Archos 40 Cesium is about 4.44 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Archos phone are average (4.96 x 2.52 x 0.41 inches).

Weight4.44 oz
Dimensions4.96 x 2.52 x 0.41 inches
Colorsblack, blue, yellow
SIM typeMini SIM

System

The Archos 40 Cesium comes with Microsoft Windows 8.1 out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionMicrosoft Windows 8.1
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 302

Display

The size of 40 Cesium screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4 inches LCD display of Archos 40 Cesium with 480 x 800 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeLCD
Screen size4 inches
Resolution480 x 800 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Archos 40 Cesium (512 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM512 MB
Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the 40 Cesium is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie cameraVGA
Main camera5 MP, 2560 x 1920 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Archos 40 Cesium doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The 40 Cesium phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1950 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of 40 Cesium is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1950 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This Archos phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Archos 40 Cesium phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Archos 40 Cesium, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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