Archos Saphir 50X has been announced by the company as a budget friendly rugged smartphone with IP68 certifications. The rugged device will be available immediately and it’s perfect for those on a budget.

We’ve seen lots of affordable rugged smartphones being released of late. You don’t need to spend much in 2018 to own a smartphone that’s water resistant. Apart from being rugged, what else does the Archos Saphir 50X has to offer? Lets find out.

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Design

Archos Saphir 50X

The Octagon shaped smartphone boasts of a rugged polycarbonate body that can literally stand the test of time. With IP68 certifications, the device offers dust and water resistant of up to 30 minutes underneath. The phone doesn’t come with a fingerprint scanner whatsoever.

Archos Saphir 50X

The overall durability of the device can’t be unrivaled, according to the company. It’s eight sides has been tested to withstand falls and scratches. Measuring 13mm in thickness, the Saphir 50X is bulky as expected. Weighing 210g and available in only Black color, a bummer to bright color lovers.

Display

Archos Saphir 50X

Looks like there are more bezels than screen here, but the bezels were added to protect the screen from falls and scratches. That’s why there’s no physical navigation buttons at the bottom bezel. Additionally, the screen is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

Archos Saphir 50X

At the top bezel, we can see the selfie camera, which is ready for your selfies both on land and underwater. The 5-inch S-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen has a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and 294 pixel per inch density. The screen dishes out a 16:9 aspect ratio and stretches up to 61.9% screen to body ratio.

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Hardware and Software

The Saphir 50X houses the Mediatek MT6737VWT chip with Quad-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 4-cores of processor clocks at 1.3GHz with 28nm process technology offering a smooth ride. In the graphics department, the Mali-T720 MP2 graphics processor handles it efficiently.

For multitasking, 2GB RAM space is available on the Archos Saphir 50X with a memory speed of 667MHz. In terms of storage, 16GB storage space is available for storing files and apps, you can also upgrade up to 128GB with a memory card. The Archos Saphir 50X runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system.

Camera

For photography, the 8MP shooter has autofocus, LED flash, touch focus, face detection and other quality features. Record videos of 1080 pixels at 30 frames per second, while the 2MP selfie camera is for video calls and selfies.

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Battery

Powering the Archos Saphir 50X is a 4000mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery with no fast charging technology. Even without the fast charging feature, it shouldn’t take more than 2.5 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.

 

Archos Saphir 50X Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Archos Saphir 50X
Announced April, 2018
Released April, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Polycarbonate
Dimensions 146.6 x 76 x 13 mm
Weight 210g
Protection Yes
Colours Black

Display

Display Type S-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5-inch
Resolution 720 x 1280 Pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 294ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 61.9%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No

Camera

8MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, LED
2MP

Software

Android 7.0 Nougat
Modified
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Mediatek MT6737VWT
CPU Quad-Core 1.3GHz
GPU Mali-T720MP2
2GB
Internal Storage 16GB
Yes, up to 128GB


Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Recognition No
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 4000mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging No
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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What is Archos Saphir 50X Price and Availability Status?

The Archos Saphir 50X is available on Shopping stores starting from $199 (N60,000) to $249 (N80,000). Click on the links above to view the latest Archos Saphir 50X price & availability on Shopping stores.

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