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Archos 50 Saphir

Archos 50 Saphir
alaScore 89

14 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Archos 50 Saphir. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Archos 50 Saphir is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Andreas Osthoff (

Archos 50 Saphir Smartphone Review


Hard shell – slow core? The 50 Saphir from the French manufacturer Archos is a robust smartphone for harsh environments. The smartphone is not the most powerful of its kind, but it provides a lot of stamina in return.

very sturdy case ; IP68 certification ; very long runtime ; decent speaker ; bright IPS display ; dual-SIM and microSD (hybrid slot)

high weight and very thick construction ; GPS could be more accurate ; stiff physical buttons ; poor front camera

The outdoor smartphone 50 Saphir from the French manufacturer Archos targets a special user group. This impression is supported by the bulky and aggressive chassis, which is sturdy and should survive some drops, but it is hardly suitable for the...

Mar, 2017

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:5000
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):740
Standby time (3G):550
Talk time (2G):37
Talk time (3G):27

Call management

Call blocking:Y
Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y / Yes
Voice dialing:Y


Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2 / 5
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear camera flash:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13 / 8
Rear camera type:Single camera
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p


Body SAR (EU):0.804
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
Head SAR (EU):0.551


Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Bar
International Protection (IP) code:IP68
Protection features:Water Resistant


Display diagonal:12.7
Display Resolution:1280 x 720
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N / No
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes


Internal RAM:2


E-mail:Y / Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, ADPCM, OGG, PCM, Vorbis, WAV / AAC,AAC+,ADPCM,MP3,OGG,PCM,WAV
FM radio:Y / Yes
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG / BMP,GIF,JPG,PNG
Video compression formats:H.264
Video formats supported:3GP, AVI, MP4 / 3GP,AVI,H.264,MP4


Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
GPS: Yes
Position location:Y / Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:900,2100
3G standards:WCDMA
4G:Y / Yes
4G bands supported:800,1800,2100,2600
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other features

Google applications:Gmail,Google Calendar,Google Chrome,Google Hangouts,Google Maps,Google Music,Google Now,Google Play / Gmail,Google Chrome,Google Hangouts,Google Maps,Google Music,Google Now,Google Play

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Battery pack: Yes
Cables included:MICRO-USB / USB
Headset included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card: Yes


Graphics adapter:Mali T720
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calendar, Notes
Personalization:Menu, Ringtones, Wallpaper
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

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


Processor Cores:4
Processor family:MEDIATEK
Processor frequency:1.5
Processor Model:MTK6737VWT


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:6.0 Marshmallow


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Internal RAM:2
Internal RAM type:DDR3
Internal storage capacity:16
Maximum memory card size:128


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Built-in sensors:3D-G
Colour :Y
Google applications:Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Chrome, Google Hangouts, Google Maps, Google Music, Google Now, Google Play / Gmail,Google Chrome,Google Hangouts,Google Maps,Google Music,Google Now,Google Play

Weight & Dimensions

Height :146.6