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Archos has three new smartphones planned for MWC

The 50c Oxygen is one of three smartphones Archos plans on revealing at MWC
The 50c Oxygen is one of three smartphones Archos plans on revealing at MWC
50c Oxygen, 64 Xenon and 40b Titanium make up the trio of smartphones Archos has stored for MWC.

Archos is joining the list of companies creating hype around their upcoming Mobile World Congress lineup, and it looks like they've got a number of devices planned for the party. The French company is hoping to reinforce their commitment to 3G/4G in Barcelona next week, and three new smartphones should be there to prove it.

Starting things off, the Archos 50c Oxygen will be the company's flagship smartphone, packing dual-SIM capabilities and a MediaTek Octa-Core CPU running at 1.7GHZ. The 5" device also features a 1280x720 pixel IPS display, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage, but it's stuck running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

Next in line, the Archos 64 Xenon is the answer for folks looking for a bit more real estate, featuring a 6.4" IPS display with a resolution of 1280x720. Like the 50c, the 64 Xenon runs Android 4.2 and is powered by a MediaTek processor, though it's of the 1.3GHz Quad-Core variant. 

Last but not least, the 40b Titanium rounds out the Archos trio of smartphones, dubbed as "the music lover's dream". To that goal, Archos has added an enhanced audio system and dual front-facing speakers to go along with a 1.3 GHz MediaTek CPU. The 40b is also equipped with Android 4.2 and its 4" IPS screen features a resolution of 800x480.

Archos has yet to reveal a specific date for availability of the smartphones, though they should appear within the first half of 2014. As for pricing, both the 50c Oxygen and 64 Xenon should retail for £199.99, while the 40b Titanium will sell for just £99.99.

Archos 64 Xenon
Archos 64 Xenon
Archos 40b Titanium
Archos 40b Titanium


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Omar Qudsi, 2014-02-21 (Update: 2014-02-21)