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Archos 40 Neon (2016) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Spreadtrum SC7731G
Mali-400 MP2
512 MB / 8 GB
4 inches (480 x 854 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px

Archos announced the launch of the 40 Neon smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Archos 40 Neon phone with 4 inches display, Spreadtrum SC7731G chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Archos 40 Neon comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1300 mAh, non-removable battery. The 4 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 854 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.

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Archos 40 Neon specifications

BrandArchos
Name40 Neon
Model40NE
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Archos 40 Neon is about 3.56 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Archos phone are average (4.9 x 2.5 x 0.39 inches).

Weight3.56 oz
Dimensions4.9 x 2.5 x 0.39 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeMicro SIM, Mini SIM

System

The Archos 40 Neon 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 SC7731G
CPUQuad-core 1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of 40 Neon screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4 inches TFT display of Archos 40 Neon with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size4 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Archos 40 Neon (512 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM512 MB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the 40 Neon has no autofocus capability (fixed-focus). 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
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Archos 40 Neon 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 Neon 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 1300 mAh, non-removable 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 Neon isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 1300 mAh, non-removable

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

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