Archos Core 55S is a very cheap smartphone from a French OEM with an attractive body design that makes the phone appealing to the eye. Well on the specs and performance, the Archos Core 55S has the same thing with an entry-level phone just that it supports 4G LTE network which you hardly see on this category of smartphone.
Let’s see some of the features of the Archos Core 55S.
Key Features of Archos Core 55S.
- Display: 5.5 inch, 960 x 480 Pixels
- Processor: Spreadtrum SC9850, 64-bit with 1GB RAM
- Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
- Memory: 16GB inbuilt storage with support for SDcard
- Camera: 8MP rear and 2MP front camera
- Battery: 2300mAh.
Designs and Display.
The Archos Core 55S on the design, sports something commendable. The mixture of metal and plastic that the maker design this phone with, bring the quality out making it looks premium even with the low specs.
On the back is a camera and LED flash that is well positioned. The side is where you get a curved rounded edge while on the front is 2.5D curved glass all this is assembled in an orderly manner to makes the phone smooth and portable. The Archos Core 55S has 5.5 inches with TFT capacitive touchscreen and a resolution of 960 x 480 Pixels.
Camera and Storage.
The Archos Core 555 has a single primary camera of 8MP. Some features of this sensor are Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital Zoom, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geotagging, Panorama, Scene mode, Self-timer, Touch focus and White balance settings. With video recording capability. On the front where the selfie snapper is located you get just 2MP lenses which in this case is better than none.
For music, video or other files storage, you get 16GB of inbuilt memory on this phone which is OK because most smartphone in this range normally come with 8GB. There is a slot for microSD card in case you want to expand the storage.
Hardware and Software.
Don’t expect a miracle on this phone when it comes to performance, the Archos Core 55S will only do it best with the Spreadtrum SC9850, 64-bit Processor and a Quad-Core that clock at 1.3GHz with 1GB RAM.
The phone might not be able to answer quickly on multitasking or gaming but it will run the day to day phone activities smooth without a glitch. You get a working operating system of Android 7.0 Nougat OS that gets to work with a power supplied by 2,300 mAh removable battery which can last up to 7 hours of talk time.
Price of Archos Core 55S.
The Archos Core 55S will cost $63. In Nigeria, Archos Core 55S will start selling at a price of 20,000 Naira to 25,000 Naira depending on your location.
General features of Archos Core 55S
|Here are the few Features and specs of Archos Core 55S|
|Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Internal memory: 16GB|
|External memory: Yes up to 32GB.|
|BUILD and DESIGN|
|Processor: Spreadtrum SC9850, Quad Core 1.3GHz ARM Cortex-A7|
|Dimension: 5.90 in x 2.81 in x 0.37 in|
|GPU: ARM Mali-820 MP1.|
|SIM Type: Dual SIM, Dual standby, Nano SIM|
|Screen size: 5.5 inches.|
|Screen Resolution: 960 x 480 Pixels.|
|Screen protection: Yes|
|Screen Resolution Density: 197 ppi .|
|Display Type: TFT capacitive touchscreen.|
|LED flash: Yes.|
|Main camera features: Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital Zoom, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geotagging, Panorama, Scene mode, Self-timer, Touch focus, White balance settings, CMOS Sensor|
|2G GSM: Yes, 900 / 1800 MHz|
|3G WCDMA: Yes, 900 / 2100 MHz.|
|3G WCDMA EVDO: No.|
|4G LTE: Yes, 800 / 1800 / 2600 MHz.|
|WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct|
|wi-fi hotspot: Yes.|
|Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth v4.2.|
|Infrared Blaster: No.|
|Bluetooth tethering: Yes.|
|USB Tethering: Yes.|
|USB port: Yes, Micro USB 2.0.|
|4G LTE: Yes.|
|Music Player: WAV, AAC+, MP3, AMR, AAC, eAAC+, OGG, FLAC, MIDI, WMA.|
|Video player: 3GP, 3GP, M4V, xVID, WMV, FLV, MP4, H.265, H.264, MKV, DivX, AVI.|
|FM Radio: Yes.|
|Ear Phone jack: Yes.|
|Instant Messaging: Yes.|
|SMS, MMS: Yes.|
|Push Email: Yes.|
|Digital Compass: No|
|Proximity Sensor: Yes.|
|Light Sensor: Yes.|
|Heart Rate Monitor: No.|
|Iris Scanner: No.|
|Face Unlock: No|
|Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes.|
|Voice Control: -.|
|Navigation: Yes, with GPS, A-GPS.|
|Water Resistant: No.|
|Dust Resistant: No|
|Wireless Charging: No.|
|Video Streaming: Yes.|
|Active Noise Cancellation: -.|
|Capacity: 2300 mAh Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer).|
|Talk Time: Up to 7 hours|
|Standby Time: Up to 168 hours|
|Browsing Time: up to 5 hours.|
|Music play Time: up to 12 hours.|
|Charging Time: 1.8 hours|
|fast charging: No|