Archos, a smartphone and tablet manufacturer from France had unveiled some smartphones namely Archos Access, Archos Core, Archos Sense, and Archos Diamond Alpha+ at the IFA 2017 tech trade fair in September last year. After IFA 2017, it had also launched the Archos Diamond Omega smartphone. Fresh information revealed by well-known tipster Roland Quandt reveals that the company will be debuting the Archos Core 57S smartphone at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 tech expo later this month.
According to Quandt, the Archos Core 57S will be the cheapest full screen design smartphone as it is expected to hit the European markets with a pricing of 99.95 euros (~$125). The handset features a 5.7-inch IPS LCD display that produces HD+ resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and offers an aspect ratio of 18:9. The screen is placed under 2.5D curved glass. The bezels on the sides of the display are quite narrow.
The obsolete Spreadtrum SC9838A that was launched in 2016 is present under the hood of the Archos Core 57S smartphone. It includes a Cortex A7 1.3 GHz quad-core processor and Mali-400 MP2 graphics. The SoC is coupled with 1 GB of RAM. It comes with a native storage of 16 GB. The connectivity features available on the handset include dual-SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.0 (LE), microUSB and 3.5mm audio jack.
The Core 57S smartphone is fueled by a 2,500mAh battery. The back panel of the phone features a single-LED enabled 8-megapixel snapper. It has a selfie camera of 2-megapixel. It will arrive preloaded with Android 7.0 Nougat OS. The handset measures 9.1mm in thickness and it has a weight of 176 grams. It will be arriving in the market exclusively in blue color.
The above specs reveal that the major highlight of the Archos Core 57S is its 18:9 aspect ratio display. There is no information available on when it will be arriving in the market.