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Archos 50 Helium 4G (2014) review

Android OS v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
Adreno 305
1 GB / 8 GB
5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Archos announced the launch of the 50 Helium 4G smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Archos 50 Helium 4G phone with 5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Archos 50 Helium 4G comes with Android OS v4.3 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Archos 50 Helium 4G specifications

BrandArchos
Name50 Helium 4G
Model50HE4G
Release date2014

Body

The weight of Archos 50 Helium 4G is about 5.64 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Archos phone are average (5.71 x 2.81 x 0.35 inches).

Weight5.64 oz
Dimensions5.71 x 2.81 x 0.35 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Archos 50 Helium 4G comes with Android OS v4.3 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 305

Display

The size of 50 Helium 4G screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of Archos 50 Helium 4G with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Archos 50 Helium 4G (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 50 Helium 4G 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 camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Archos 50 Helium 4G 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 50 Helium 4G 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, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2000 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 50 Helium 4G is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2000 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.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, light, proximity
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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 50 Helium 4G, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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