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Archos 50 Helium 4G

alaTest has collected and analyzed 116 reviews of Archos 50 Helium 4G. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and reliability. The usability and performance also get good feedback, but comments are divided on the design. Many are less positive about the battery and screen.

size, performance, usability, reliability, price

screen, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Archos 50 Helium 4G is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (

Archos 50 Helium 4G Review: In Depth


We review the Archos 50 Helium 4G smartphone, a 5-inch LTE mobile rocking an 8-megapixel camera and HD screen - but can it do enough to stand out from the mid-range crowd?French company Archos is still…

Smooth performance ; Expandable memory ; Vanilla crapware-free Android

Disappointing screen ; Average battery life ; Uninspired design

May, 2014

Expert review by : Sami Mughal (

Review: Archos 50 Helium 4G


Sadly we're a bit late on this one. The Archos 50 Helium 4G seems to have been replaced by the 50b, which offers pretty much the same specs as this,[...]

Apr, 2015

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Archos 50 Helium 4G


Here comes the Archos 50 Helium 4G, another five-inch blower from the French electronics company that follows the same element naming scheme as some of its predecessors, but this time Archos has armed its latest handset with 4G powers and a slim...

Archos has crafted itself a fully functional 4G phone, but it’s simply uninspiring thanks to its boring design, lack of standout features and an inadequate display. If you’re after bang for buck, Google's Nexus 5 gives you better specs and a better...

May, 2014

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:2000
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Talk time (2G):10
Talk time (3G):8


Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Front camera type:Single camera
Main camera resolution (numeric):8
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:2
Sensor Type:BSI
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:1080p


Body SAR (EU):0.894
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes
Head SAR (EU):0.371


Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Bar


Display diagonal:12.7
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 720
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Ambient light sensor: Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes


Internal RAM:1


E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, ADPCM, MP3, OGG, PCM, WAV
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPEG XR, PNG / BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
Supported video modes:1080p
Video formats supported:3GP, AVI, H.264, H.265, MP4 / 3GP, AVI, H.264, MP4


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location: Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900 / 900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:800,2100 / 850,900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+, WCDMA / UMTS, WCDMA
4G: Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, HFP
Bluetooth version:4.0
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Battery pack: Yes
Cables included:USB
Carrying case: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


Ambient light sensor: Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.3
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0


Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A7
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.2
Processor Model:MSM 8926


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.3


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:1024
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:64
RAM capacity:1


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Colour : Yes
Google applications:Gmail, Google Books, Google Calendar, Google Hangouts, Google Maps, Google Music, Google Play / Gmail, YouTube
GSM bands supported:900,1800,1900
Resolution:1280 x 720

Weight & Dimensions

Height :14.5
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