Continuing the prior to a Mobile World Congress 2017 fever Despite not having the Samsung star among its guests, arising equally interesting as always with many new features on an Android platform that will focus on the Fira de Barcelona.
From Sunday will be living it on-site at Engadget to relay direct everything we see in the MWC 2017, and sure that devices that there we can play will be the New ARCHOS off-road terminals, a range which opens with a Tablet, the 101 Saphir, and a smartphone, the 50 Saphir.
These two terminals with a very industrial design It does not hide its real intentions, and is coming to become best friends of those requiring to use devices in conditions hostile or difficult jobs, with a resistance that will allow them to put to test water, dust, shock, etc..
ARCHOS adds to the usual feast in which tend to become the days leading up to an important fair as MWC 2017, and does so by presenting its new range of heavy-duty devices under the name of ARCHOS Saphir and not forgetting or format Tablet and smartphone
ARCHOS 101 Saphir
The first device is a Tablet, and it is strange to see a rugged tablet because we usually associate this type of terminals at home and not work. However, it is true that in circumstances many will need a comfortable and connected device in more hostile environments, so despite being a tablet “of niche” will surely find its niche in the market.
The 101 Saphir lies not with its nomenclature, because it has a panel of 10.1 inches with resolution 1280 x 800 pixels manufactured with IPS technology, which lets the density in about 150 pixels per inch easy to move for their MediaTek MT8163 chipset with four-core Cortex-A53 1.3 GHz and GPU ARM Mali-T720 MP2.
See complete gallery» ARCHOS 101 Saphir (5 photos)
The part of the memory is not great thing, with 1 GB of RAM and other 16 GB internal, expandable storage that Yes with microSD cards. There are also two 5 and 2 megapixel cameras, but it is not important here but they are very fair.
Its battery is 6,000 mAh, perhaps short for a tablet of its size, although importantly arrives with his resistance to impact and its IP68 certification that assures you resist liquid and powder.
It is protection has been developed by Logic Instruments, a subsidiary of ARCHOS with extensive experience in embedded and/or rugged mobile devices for harsh environments. And all this in a housing with 265.4 x 181 x 13.4 mm and 600 grams weight where a useful port can also micro-HDMI.
ARCHOS 50 Saphir
The tablet was not going to go alone to a range of extra-tough terminals such as the ARCHOS Saphir, so here is also the off-road smartphone that the French manufacturer brings to the Android catalog.
You esperaréis already have the 50 Saphir a 5 inch IPS Panel, so you are not surprised and just extend its resolution HD 720 p and its density of 294 pixels per inch. Is therefore very close to the psychological barrier of 300 DPI and ensures a good sharpness for that HD experience that have become accustomed is present.
New MediaTek power the heart of the device, with a SoC MT6737 Boasting four Cortex-A53-core 1.5 GHz and GPU ARM Mali-T720MP. This time that Yes the RAM goes up to approximately 2 GB more acceptable.
See complete gallery» ARCHOS 50 Saphir (5 photos)
The internal storage is 16 GB expandable with microSD cards, and their cameras are 13-5 megapixel. Obviously, has full connectivity up to Lte, together with support dual-SIM and WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, aGPS and FM radio.
Complete the device a huge 5000 mAh battery with autonomy sufficient for two whole days, as well as the same protection against bumps and IP68 certification Tablet 101 Saphir.
There are no more surprises for this tough smartphone, which features not only a generous battery but also generous, 146.6 x 75.9 x 13.9 mm, dimensions and that will reach the market with Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
ARCHOS 101 Saphir and 50 Saphir, availability and prices
The release of the new ARCHOS super-tough range dates have been set for summer, Surely throughout the month of June and in principle no other shades or colors other than black.
Their prices the French firm has announced to speak at Mobile World Congress, so when we have more information, we extend it directly.