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Display and Design
The Archos 50 Saphir arrives with a 5-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels and a pixel density of 294ppi with Corning Gorilla Glass v4. The phone has a very unique look and has been designed to help people who are active or work in harsh environments to keep in touch with their near and dear ones without breaking their device constantly. The smartphone is IP68 certified and can survive water at depths up to 1-meter. It also promises to survive drops from 3.2-feet in the air.
Configuration and OS
The smartphone derives its power from a 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM which delivers seamless performance while multitasking. The device runs Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system.
Camera and Storage
The device sports a 13MP rear camera with LED flash that captures great pictures and has features like Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection and Touch to focus. For selfies and video calls there is a 5MP front camera. To download applications and store data, the phone comes with an inbuilt memory of 16GB which can further be expanded up to 128GB.
Battery and Connectivity
The Archos 50 Saphir comes with a massive 5,000mAh li-ion battery which gives over two days of use per charge. To connect to other devices and networking, the phone is compatible with 4G, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, Bluetooth and USB connectivity.
The Archos 50 Saphir is a budget-friendly smartphone which arrives with rugged looks and good configuration. Apart from the incapability of supporting 4G for Indian bands, the device does not lack from any end considering its price. The waterproof body and large battery backup makes it even more of a lucrative choice.