Phone42.com / Smartphones / Archos / Archos 40 Helium

Archos 40 Helium (2015) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Spreadtrum SC9830A
Mali-400 MP2
1 GB / 8 GB
4 inches (480 x 800 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus

Archos announced the launch of the 40 Helium smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the Archos 40 Helium phone with 4 inches display, Spreadtrum SC9830A chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Archos 40 Helium comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Po 1500 mAh battery. The 4 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 800 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

Add Archos 40 Helium to your comparison

Archos 40 Helium specifications

BrandArchos
Name40 Helium
Model40HE
Release date2015

Body

The weight of Archos 40 Helium is about 3.88 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Archos phone are average (4.94 x 2.58 x 0.46 inches).

Weight3.88 oz
Dimensions4.94 x 2.58 x 0.46 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeMicro SIM, Mini SIM

System

The Archos 40 Helium comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCSpreadtrum SC9830A
CPUQuad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

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

Display typeTFT
Screen size4 inches
Resolution480 x 800 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Archos 40 Helium (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the 40 Helium 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 camera2 MP
Main camera5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Archos 40 Helium supports 2G, 3G and 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 Helium 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 / 4G
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-Po 1500 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of 40 Helium is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Po 1500 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. The Dual SIM capability of Archos 40 Helium 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
SpecialsDual SIM
Add Archos 40 Helium to your comparison

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 Helium, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

Archos 40 Helium pictures

Please let us know if you find incorrect information or something isn't working, or if you have a suggestion for improvement. Our e-mail address is webmaster@phone42.com.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. You consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website. (More information)