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Archos 50b Platinum (2014) review

Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Mediatek MT6582
Mali-400 MP2
512 MB / 4 GB
5 inches (540 x 960 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Archos announced the launch of the 50b Platinum smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Archos 50b Platinum phone with 5 inches display, Mediatek MT6582 chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.

The Archos 50b Platinum comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 1900 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with IPS display (540 x 960 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 50b Platinum specifications

BrandArchos
Name50b Platinum
Model50BPLA
Release date2014

Body

The weight of Archos 50b Platinum 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 (5.78 x 2.87 x 0.33 inches).

Weight5.64 oz
Dimensions5.78 x 2.87 x 0.33 inches
Colorsblack, blue, pink
SIM typeMini SIM

System

The Archos 50b Platinum comes with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.4.2 (KitKat)
SoCMediatek MT6582
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of 50b Platinum screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of Archos 50b Platinum with 540 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inches
Resolution540 x 960 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Archos 50b Platinum (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 50b Platinum 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 50b Platinum 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 50b Platinum 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-Po 1900 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 50b Platinum is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Po 1900 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 50b Platinum 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 50b Platinum, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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