With IFA 2014 just a little over a week away, Archos has released the details of a plethora of products which will be on display at the event. The lineup includes a few Android devices and Archos’ first ever Windows Phone gadgets. Archos’ entries aren’t bleeding edge, but rather mid-range offerings which carry nominal price tags. Here’s a quick look at Archos’ new offerings:
ARCHOS 50b Platinum Smartphone
- Quad-core processor (type unspecified)
- 5-inch IPS screen
- dual SIM support
- 8MP rear camera, 2MP front camera
- LED flash
- Android KitKat 4.4
- Multiple color choices
- Available in September for $149
ARCHOS 101 Oxygen Tablet
- Android 4.4 KitKat
- ARM-Cortex A17Quad-core processor
- 1.5GB of RAM
- 16GB of internal storage
- 10.1 inch full HD 1080p screen
Windows Phone Devices
ARCHOS 40 Cesium Smartphone
- Windows Phone 8.1
- 4-inch screen
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 Quad Core processor
- Black, yellow and blue back cases
ARCHOS 80 Cesium Tablet
- Windows 8.1
- 8-inch IPS screen with 1280×800 resolution
- Available in October for $149
All of Archos’ products listed above will be on display at IFA in Berlin from September 5th to 9th.
Press release follows below for more information.
ARCHOS Unveils New Android and Windows Products at IFA 2014
Complete selection of tablets, smartphones and connected objects on display from September 5th to 9th at Hall 12, Stand 103
Denver – August 26, 2014 – ARCHOS, a pioneer in Android™ devices, unveils its upcoming lineup of smartphones, tablets and connected objects designed to “democratize” technology during IFA 2014. ARCHOS’ products; including the new Platinum smartphones, 101 Oxygen tablets, Microsoft OS smartphone and tablets, and connected objects; features a balanced blend of performance, design and affordability.
“Our upcoming lineup of consumer products delivers amazing performance, superior design and impressive affordability,” says Loïc Poirier, CEO of ARCHOS. “We are committed to making technology universally available and are proud to shape the market by providing high quality, yet attainable devices.”
ARCHOS’ newest smartphone, the ARCHOS 50b Platinum, offers a balanced mobile experience for only $149. Powered by a blazing fast Quad Core processor, the smartphone features an ultra-bright 5-inch IPS screen, dual SIM support, full HD video encoding capability, and ultra-precise 8 MP with autofocus back and 2 MP front cameras with integrated LED flash.
Available in September, the ARCHOS 50b Platinum comes with Android KitKat operating system, three back colored cases, a protective cover, and an 8 GB micro SD card to store all your multimedia files. ARCHOS also announces the availability of the ARCHOS 45c Platinum in September, a smaller version of the 50b Platinum for only $129.
Reshaping the Android tablet experience
ARCHOS 101 Oxygen reshapes the Android tablet user experience by combining power, features and design. Powered by an ARM Cortex –A17 Quad Core processor, 1.5 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage, the ARCHOS 101 Oxygen is powerful enough to handle all your apps and activities and light enough to carry on a purse.
Available in October for $249, the thin and light ARCHOS 101 Oxygen transcends the traditional mobile multimedia experience with a full HD 1080p screen and a variety of proprietary applications such as the critically acclaimed ARCHOS multimedia player.
Introducing Microsoft’s OS on smartphones and tablets
ARCHOS prides in being an early adopter of cutting edge technology. Based on its experience with and the success of the ARCHOS 9 PC tablet in 2009, the first tablet running Windows 7, ARCHOS proudly unveils the ARCHOS 40 Cesium smartphone and ARCHOS 80 Cesium tablet with Microsoft’s mobile OS.
ARCHOS 40 Cesium Smartphone – The powerful and affordable smartphone features Windows Phone 8.1 operating system and enjoys an ultra-clear 4-inch screen. Available in September for only $99, the ARCHOS 40 Cesium is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 Quad Core processor and comes with three colored back cases, yellow, blue and black.
ARCHOS 80 Cesium Tablet – ARCHOS 80 Cesium, the ideal Windows 8.1 tablet, showcases an 8-inch IPS screen with 1280×800 resolution and is run by an Intel Quad Core processor. Available in October for only $149, ARCHOS 80 Cesium perfectly blends quality and affordability, and replicates the user experience of your desktop on the go.
Universal availability of Connected Objects
ARCHOS strengthens its ecosystem of connected objects by unveiling new products, upgrading its existing selection and refining its technology. Available in September for only $149, the connected Weather Station will work with both iOS and Android devices and will measure temperature, humidity, air quality, noise and atmospheric pressure with indoor, outdoor and plant-dedicated sensors.
ARCHOS Weather Station, as well as the two new additions to the family of Connected Objects, follows the ARCHOS Smart Home Principles by showcasing an outstanding design, being completely wireless, and remaining easy to install and use. ARCHOS new additions to include:
ARCHOS Music Light – a lamp capable of streaming music via Bluetooth from a smartphone or tablet. ARCHOS Music Light is compatible with iOS, Android or Windows OS devices and is available now for $49.
ARCHOS Music Beany – a plush beany that combines the benefits of a headphone with the style and comfort of a traditional beany. Similar to the Music Light, it connects via Bluetooth, is compatible with all devices and will be available for $39.
For more information about ARCHOS’ entire selection of smartphones, tablets and connected objects, visit us at www.ARCHOS.com or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
ARCHOS, a pioneer in the portable audio and video player market, and now specializing in Android Tablets and Smartphones, has repeatedly revolutionized the market for consumer electronics since 1988. Today, ARCHOS offers its own line of Android Tablets and Smartphones, as well as a full line of OEM devices. In 2000, ARCHOS launched the Jukebox 6000, the first MP3 player combined with a hard disk. In 2008, ARCHOS launched the first generation Internet Tablets, and then the first ever Android powered tablets in 2009. In 2013, ARCHOS launched its first generation of Smartphones with the ARCHOS Platinum series. ARCHOS has offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. ARCHOS is quoted on Compartment C of Eurolist, Euronext Paris, ISIN CodeFR0000182479. Website: www.archos.com.
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