Microsoft has not unveiled a Windows 10 smartphone yet. However, French smartphone maker Archos has reportedly launched three new devices recently and one of them runs on Windows 10.
While the new “Archos 50 Cesium” is a Windows 10 smartphone, the “Archos 50e Helium” apparently runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. GSM Arena reported that except for the software component, other configurations are absolutely identical in the aforesaid handsets. Meanwhile, the third device is the “Archos Diamond S” and it is again an Android smartphone.
Known as one of the first Windows 10-running smartphones, the Archos 50 Cesium specifications include a 5.0-inch display, bundled with 720p screen resolution. Under the hood, the device comes powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 chip, featuring a quad-core Cortex-A7 processor, running at 1.1 GHz. The graphics end is handled by Adreno 304 GPU and backed by a modest 1 GB of RAM
When it comes to camera specification, the Archos 50 Cesium reportedly sports an 8-megapixel rear-facing unit with LED flash, in addition to a 2-megapixel front-facing snapper for selfies. Furthermore, the handset comes equipped with 8 GB of built-in storage space.
Speaking of size, the Archos 50 Cesium flaunts the dimension of 147 x 72.5 x 8.5 mm. Apart from the standard connectivity options, the handset also support 4G LTE and dual-SIM capability. Lastly, a 2,100 mAh battery unit keeps the lights on.
Moving on to Archos 50 Cesium price, the handset will reportedly cost about $155, and will hit the store shelves in November.
Meanwhile, the Archos Diamond S specifications include a 5.0-inch display, 720p resolution, 16-megapixel primary camera, LED flash and an 8-megapixel front-facing shooter. Other configurations include a 16 GB of expandable storage, MediaTek MT6753 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 2,300 mAh battery unit.
With Android 5.1 Lollipop on board, this device also supports dual-SIM functionality and 4G LTE. The device reportedly costs 159.99 pounds ($250) in the U.K., with a release date set in November.