French company ARCHOS has announced its latest Smartphone called the Diamond (2019). It comes with mechanized pop-up camera that is rated to have more than 300,000 slides. The handset is also equipped with in-display fingerprint sensor.
The popup module houses an 8MP selfie camera with Samsung sensor and allows different shooting modes like AI, Portrait, Video, Photo, HD, Beauty, Pro etc. The back side is 16MP and 5MP dual shooters with LED Flash. The mobile can recognize people, scenes and objects almost instantly and allows easy sharing on social media.
The new ARCHOS Diamond specs include 6.39-inch multi-touch AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution and covers more than 90% of front surface. For durability, it has heath-strengthened and laminated glass.
The MediaTek Helio P70 SoC is placed at the core. It has several enhancements like CorePilot, Imagiq, NeuroPilot, Pump Express, Pump Express wireless, Response Time enhancement technologies etc. The chipset is backed by 4GB RAM and 128GB ROM and allows further expansion as well.
ARCHOS Diamond Specifications
- Dimensions: 158.7×74.1x 8.6 mm
- Weight: 166 grams
- Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
- SIM: Hybrid Dual Nano SIM slots
- Fingerprint sensor: Yes
- Display: 6.39-inch AMOLED Display (Heat Strengthened and Laminated Glass) with 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 404ppi pixel density, multi-touch support
- Chipset: octa-core (2.1GHz A73 x 4 + 2GHz A53 x 4) MediaTek Helio P70 processor with ARM Mali-G72 MP3 (900Mhz) GPU
- RAM: 4GB LPDDR4X
- Storage: 128GB eMMC, Expandable up to 128GB using MicroSD card
- Front camera: 8MP with Samsung S5K4H7 sensor, F/2.0 Aperture, 88-degree FOV, Fixed Focus, Face Unlock, AI
- Rear camera: 16MP (Sony IMX499 sensor, F/1.7 Aperture, PDAF) + 5MP (Samsung 5E9 sensor, F/2.2 Aperture) and LED Flash
- Battery: 3400 mAh with 9V2A Fast charging, Wireless charging (Pump express / Pump express wireless)
- Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display, Bluetooth V4.2, NFC, GPS/AGPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C, 3.5mm Audio jack
- Sensors: Proximity, G-Sensor, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Accelerometer, Ambient Light
The new ARCHOS Diamond price is €299 (US$ 340 / Rs. 24,150 approx.) and will be available across Europe in May 2019.