Archos Diamond - the flagship smartphone with a retractable camera

Archos has released a new smartphone - the model Archos Diamond.

The name is somehow suspiciously familiar. The company used to have a whole line of Diamond apparatuses: in 2017, it already had four smartphones. All polls are turned models of Nuia produced by ZTE. Archos Diamond.

From whom did the Archos Diamond of today be made?

Yes, that's somehow not very clear. Full analogues, like, and no, although what inspired, obviously.

Archos Diamond has a large, beautiful, high-quality screen: AMOLED, 6.39 ″, with a resolution of 1080 × 2340 pixels. With built-in fingerprint scanner and practically borderless.

The speaker on the display fit, the share of the camera space is not allocated. The front camera is located in the sliding module.

The camera itself is not very outstanding - 8 MP Samsung S5K4H7.

Iron can not be called top, but it is quiteserious and for the company Archos, among the A-brands not brilliant - very good. Chipset MediaTek Helio P70, RAM 4 GB. Built-in 128 GB memory, microSD cards up to 1 TB are supported.

The main camera is a dual camera 16 MP Sony IMX499 f / 1.8 with an additional 5 megapixel module. Of course, artificial intelligence is provided that recognizes scenes and optimizes settings.

The battery could have been bigger, but oh well3400 mAh per day is enough. Supports wireless charging. Wired is connected via the Type C port. However, contrary to the fashion, it does not negate the presence of a standard audio jack. It is located, however, for some reason, below.

NFC support is available.

This curious device will be presented at the MWC-2019 exhibition in Barcelona in a week and will be available on the European market in May this year. Promised price tag of € 299 ($ ​​224).

The main characteristics of Archos Diamond:

Screen AMOLED, 6.39 ″, 1080 × 2340, 16M colors, touch, capacitive, multitouch, Laminated AMOLED
IronMediaTek Helio P70
2.1 GHz, 4 x Cortex-A73, 4 x Cortex-A53, Mali-G72 MP3
RAM RAM 4 GB, ROM 128 GB, Micro-SD up to 1 TB, hybrid slot
Mobile Internet LTE cat.7 300/100 Mbps
HSDPA 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA 11.5 Mbps
Mobile networksLTE Bands 1,3,7,20,28
UMTS 900, 1900, 2100
GSM 900, 1800, 1900
Li-Ion battery, 3400 mAh, wireless charging, 9V / 2A
Dimensions158.7 x 74.1 x 8.6 mm
Weight 166 g
Camera 16 MP, flash, autofocus, dual 16 MP Sony IMX499 f / 1.8 + 5 MP Samsung 5E9 f / 2.2
frontal: 8 MP, f / 2.0, Samsung S5K4H7,
NavigationGPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie
Sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Approximation, Illumination, Fingerprint Scanner, NFC

Tatyana Kobelskaya