Four new MediaTek powered Archos phones to debut at MWC 2015


Laste year’s MWC spectacle mightn’t have gone too well for Archos, but that hasn’t deterred the company from coming back with a bang. The France-based consumer electronics vendor will be showing off four new phones at the impending mobile show.

The devices — ranging from 5 inches to 6.3 inches — will all come with MediaTek processors and price tags that read numbers lesser than US$200. This includes the 5-inch 720 Archos 50 Oxygen Plus, which is powered by the MediaTek MT6592 octa-core processor along with 1GB of RAM and 8GB ROM. The phone will also have an LTE variant which will go on sale later this year.

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A trio of MediaTek MT6582 powered phones will grace the stage also. As noted by Liliputing, all of the three phones will have a gig of RAM, 8GB of storage, 8 mega-pixel rear cameras, 2 mega-pixel front cameras and 720p IPS display panels, besides the common MT6582 chipset. One would’ve hoped Archos to go with the newer MT6732 chipset, especially since the devices will sell for around the US$150 mark.

The first of the three, the Archos 52 Platinum will have a 5.25-inch display and a 1750mAh battery, while the 59 Xenon will feature a 5.9-inch screen, and a 2500mAh battery. Lastly, the 6.2-inch 62 Xenon will have a 2300mAh battery, and the devices will sell for US$158 US$147 and US$170 respectively.

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23 Comments

  1. renky89
    February 26, 2015

    these battery sizes must be wrong because this is unbelievably bad

    • Yeti hand
      February 26, 2015

      it’s not bad it’s just archos

  2. mf1gt3r
    February 26, 2015

    Are you kidding me? Mt6582? 2300mah for a 6inch device? Archos please go back to sleep.

    • Yeti hand
      February 26, 2015

      took the words out my mouth ^^

    • balcobomber25
      February 28, 2015

      The specs aren’t great but for phones selling for under $150 they are pretty much the same as the rest of the market.

      • mf1gt3r
        February 28, 2015

        For that price they are a lot of devices using MTK6732. Its not just about the price. Its not just practical using 2300mah for a 6inch phablet. Giving the fact that MTK6732 is out now, the previous generation MTK6582 should be much cheaper now. So I don’t see anything special about that price giving the spec sheet of these devices.

        • balcobomber25
          February 28, 2015

          Never said these phones offer anything special, I wouldn’t buy one that’s for sure. But the specs they offer including the 6582 are pretty standard for phones under $150. The 6732 is still in its infancy, the 6582 is still the standard for budget phones. A price drop will eventually happen but it’s still early.

          • Yeti hand
            March 1, 2015

            Quit lying!! I know you’re looking for what they’re smoking!

            • balcobomber25
              March 1, 2015

              Quite lying? I can look on any reseller and find dozens of phones for under $150 with a 6582, 720p (or less) and 1 GB of RAM. Not sure what I am lying about,

            • Yeti hand
              March 1, 2015

              I’m joking balcobomber come on! No offense was meant, don’t take me seriously.

  3. Kim
    February 26, 2015

    Game over Archos

  4. MaxPower
    February 26, 2015

    They might have thought that MWC was a vintage fair. They probably went dressed with bell-bottoms pants and long sideburns

  5. RRRobert
    February 26, 2015

    This is brilliant stuff for the 2013 MWC! Oh, wait…

    Honestly, After last year’s epic fail you could have wandered how this company wanted to retaliate from that disastrous moment, but apparently some donkeys do like to hit the same rock twice.

  6. George
    February 26, 2015

    Who they think will buy this crap,got jokes?

    • overlord
      February 27, 2015

      French People, Next!

  7. Rene
    February 27, 2015

    Unless the MTK6592 modelis sub $120, there is absolutely no market for it, and the MTK6582 phones better be sub $80 to even compete in the low end market…

  8. Muhammad Yasir
    February 27, 2015

    need 64 bit or get yer ass OUTTA MWC :@

    • Yeti hand
      March 1, 2015

      hahahahahahaha

      • Muhammad Yasir
        March 1, 2015

        was i wrong 😕

        • Yeti hand
          March 1, 2015

          Hell no! You are right on the money

          • Muhammad Yasir
            March 1, 2015

            😀

  9. Tapian
    February 27, 2015

    Im french and sorry shame on him! lol

    Archos its very bad

  10. balcobomber25
    February 28, 2015

    I remember when Archos was one of the only ones making tablets, a few years before the Ipad came out and Apple fan boys everywhere proclaimed Apple invented tablets.