Archos 50 Oxygen

Archos 50 OxygenIn the last months of 2013, there have been a lot of new devices from Archos. This time has seen the release several series of smartphones such as the Platinum series, Titanium Series and now they have release the Oxygen moniker series which only has one model so far.

The Archos 50 Oxygen is a flagship smartphone with features which are impressive. It has been compared to the Nexus 5 in terms of features and build. The features on the Archos 50 Oxygen are as listed below:

Design: The Archos 50 Oxygen comes installed with the Android 4.2 OS, weighs about 130 g and has a body dimension of 70.5 x 9.9 x 143 mm. It does not have a removable back cover, hence you insert the microSIM under a flap located at the top edge of the phone’s chassis.

Display: It has a 5 inched IPS Display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, making it give as clear and crisp as the current types of Full HD smartphones.

Hardware: Under the hood it spots a Quad Core 1.5 GHz MediaTek 6589T processor, coupled by a 1GB RAM making it have formidable multitasking ability. It also has 16 GB of internal storage capacity but with no provision for expansion using a microSD card.

Camera: The Archos 50 Oxygen smartphone comes equipped with a 13 MP (4224×3168) rear camera, with LED flash, autofocus, face, smile and blink detection. It is also capable of 720 p video recording. On the front, it has a 5.3 MP (3072×1728) camera with LED Flash as well, this allows you to take good self portraits. The front camera will also improve your experience when you are video chatting and video calling. This will be particularly enjoyed by fans of video conferencing.

Connectivity and Technology: In terms of connectivity, it comes with the following features; Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 with EDR, A-GPS and A2DP. It also has the MHL support which allows you to display the content in the phone to your HDTV.

Battery: It comes packed with a 2300 mAh that is able to take you through the entire day and still there will be some power left for the next day. Thanks to the super-efficient processor in the phone that consumes less power. Its microUSB charging is also extremely fast.

Multimedia: It has FM radio, YouTube player, video playback and mobile gaming with high resolution display. It also has music player which will help you arrange you audio files in terms of playlists, albums and artists.

Other Features: The phone comes with GPS alongside other sensors like G-sensor, ambient light sensor, compass and gyroscope.

Pros: The Archos 50 Oxygen has impressive dual cameras all of which have got LED lights, which is quite rare. It also has impressive processor speed and a high resolution camera.

Cons: The phone has a good enough battery, although there are other phones which still outdo it when it comes to battery performance. There is room for improvement there.

Verdict: The Archos 50 Oxygen is a suitable phone, with impressive features. It is definitely can be classified to belong on the lower side of high-end smartphones.

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