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Archos unveils 50 Helium Plus and 55 Helium Plus Android smartphones

Archos 50 Helium Plus and 55 Helium Plus 4G smartphones with Android 5.1 Lollipop
50 Helium Plus and 55 Helium Plus
The two Helium Plus handsets come loaded with Android 5.1 Lollipop and offer 4G connectivity and modest specs, but also have competitive prices.

French smartphone and tablet maker Archos announced yesterday the addition of two new 4G LTE-capable smartphones to the Helium family. These new handsets are called 50 Helium Plus and 55 Helium Plus. According to Archos, they will hit the market next month, priced at $109 USD and $139 USD.

Archos 50 Helium Plus and 55 Helium Plus have similar features, although there are a few differences as well:

  • Processor: 64-bit MediaTek MT6735P
  • Memory/Storage: 1 GB RAM; 8 GB internal storage and microSD support up to 64 GB
  • Display: 5-inch and 5.5-inch IPS multitouch, both with 1,280X720 pixels
  • Cameras: 5 MP front, 13 MP with autofocus and flash on the back
  • Connectivity: WiFi with WiFi Direct and Hotspot, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, GPS with A-GPS
  • Operating system: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Size/Weight: 5.63X2.79X0.36 inches and 0.35 pounds (50 Helium+), 6.1X3.07X0.33 inches and 0.37 pounds (55 Helium+)
  • Battery: Lithium-Ion 2040 mAh (50 Helium+) and 2400 mAh (55 Helium+)

Both handsets come with dual SIM/dual standby capability and feature Archos Fusion Storage, a technology that combines the internal memory with the space offered by an external microSD card.

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Codrut Nistor, 2015-06-10 (Update: 2015-06-10)