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Archos 53 Platinum (2013) review

Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q
Adreno 203
1 GB / 4 GB
5.3 inches (540 x 960 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

Archos announced the launch of the 53 Platinum smartphone in 2013. The manufacturer is offering the Archos 53 Platinum phone with 5.3 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.

The Archos 53 Platinum comes with Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery. The 5.3 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 53 Platinum specifications

BrandArchos
Name53 Platinum
Model53PLA
Release date2013

Body

The weight of Archos 53 Platinum is about 6.67 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Archos phone are average (6.05 x 3.07 x 0.36 inches).

Weight6.67 oz
Dimensions6.05 x 3.07 x 0.36 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeMini SIM

System

The Archos 53 Platinum comes with Android OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225Q
CPUQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5
GPUAdreno 203

Display

The size of 53 Platinum screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.3 inches IPS display of Archos 53 Platinum with 540 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.3 inches
Resolution540 x 960 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Archos 53 Platinum (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the 53 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 53 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 53 Platinum phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv3.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2800 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 53 Platinum is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2800 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 53 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, compass, 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 53 Platinum, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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