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Archos to get in the Android smartphone game

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 18 Feb 2013 21:18 User comments (1)

Archos to get in the Android smartphone game Archos has announced it will be introducing three new Android smartphones at next week's Mobile World Congress event in Spain.
The company is best known for its PMPs in the early 2000s and more recently for budget tablets that include hard drives instead of flash memory.

On the low-end, the Archos 35 will include a 3.5-inch display with 320x480 resolution, a 1GHz single-core processor, 512MB RAM and 512MB internal storage. The phone will run on Android 4.0, have dual-SIM support and 3G. The phone will only lighten your wallet by 90 ($121 USD).

The company will then introduce the large-screened 5.2-inch 800x480 Archos 52 Titanium. The device will be underpowered, however and have a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage. There was no word on price.

Finally, the company's flagship is the Archos 48 Platinum. The device has a 4.8-inch IPS with 720p resolution, is powered by a 1.7GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6589 processor, runs on Jelly Bean, has LTE and an FM Radio. The device will go on sale in May for 249 ($330).



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118.2.2013 23:29

The one pictured looks like the Galaxy Note II..

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