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Archos 50e Neon


Archos 50e Neon
Archos 50e Neon (50 Series)
Mediatek MT6580M 4 x 1.3 GHz, Cortex-A7
Graphics adapter
1024 MB 
5.00 inch 16:9, 854 x 480 pixel 196 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, LCD, TFT, glossy: yes
8 GB eMMC Flash, 8 GB 
, 4.56 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm audio jack, Card Reader: mircoSD (up to 64 GB), Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Proximity sensor, Accelerometer
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.0, 2G: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 MHz, 3G: 900 / 2100 MHz, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.4 x 145 x 72 ( = 0.37 x 5.71 x 2.83 in)
8.36 Wh, 2200 mAh Lithium-Ion, removeable, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 11.5 h, Standby 3G (according to manufacturer): 192 h
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Primary Camera: 8 MPix
Secondary Camera: 2 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Mono, Keyboard: On-Screen, Keyboard Light: yes, modular power adapter, USB cable, 2. rear cover, Quick Start Guide, Archos UI, 12 Months Warranty, SAR value: 0.891 (head), fanless
152 g ( = 5.36 oz / 0.34 pounds), Power Supply: 39 g ( = 1.38 oz / 0.09 pounds)
80 Euro



Average Score: 76.17% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 48%, features: 35%, display: 62% mobility: 86%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 67%, emissions: 92%

Reviews for the Archos 50e Neon

75.5% Archos 50e Neon Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Price cutter. At a mere 80 Euros (~$85), the 50e Neon is a cheap Archos smartphone. In the following review, we will check what the low budget device is capable of.
81% Archos 50e Neon
Source: Computer Magazin - 01/2017 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 81%
72% Archos 50e Neon anschaulicher Allrounder mit einigen Macken
Source: Technik Surfer German DE→EN version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/10/2016
Rating: Total score: 72% price: 90% performance: 80% display: 50% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%


ARM Mali-400 MP2: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 2 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

MT6580M: Quad-core SoC (4x Cortex-A7 at 1.3 GHz) for tablets and smartphones.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.152 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

Archos: The French manufacturer Archos S.A. was founded in 1988. While they initially produced products such as MP3 players, they have started producing laptops, smartphones, and tablets in 2009.


The world market shares are small, but there are many reviews on Archos smartphones and tablets. While the ratings were below average in the early years, they have become better by 2016.

76.17%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum, 2016-09-21 (Update: 2016-09-21)