A smartphone company recently released a new smartphone called Diamond – Archos Diamond. The device is a mid-ranger with some pretty impressive specifications. It has a 6.39-inch AMOLED display with no notch, slim bezels, under-display fingerprint sensor and a pop-up camera. It uses MediaTek’s Helio P70 SoC which paired with 4GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage and runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. Let’s have a look at what it has to offer.
Archos Diamond Key Specs
・6.3-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels
・Android 9.0 Pie, 4GB Of RAM
・Octa-core 2.0GHz, MediaTek Helio P70
・128GB built-in storage
・16MP + 5MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera
・3,400mAh non-removable battery
Archos Diamond Design And Display
Archos Diamond looks gorgeous with the full-screen display which has no notch and just a little bit of chin, thanks to the motorised pop up that houses the front facing camera. The display itself is a 6.39-inch 1080p+ AMOLED display with a 403ppi.
At the back is a neatly placed dual camera setup with an LED flash at the top left corner. No fingerprint sensor at the pack because it uses an in-display fingerprint sensor. The volume buttons and power button are situated at the right side. It features a Hybrid dual Nano SIM for both SIM cards and storage expansion. The device weighs 166 grams, measures 8.6mm in thickness and comes in just one colour; Dark Blue.
Archos Diamond Camera Review
A 16MP shooter sits at the back with an f/1.8 aperture and PDAF which is accompanied by a secondary 5MP depth sensor camera with an f/2.2 aperture. There is also a dual-LED flash for low light shots with features like HDR, Panorama and the ability to record 1080p videos at a maximum of 30fps. The 8MP selfie camera is located in a motorised compartment at the top of the device which comes up when in need. The camera has an f/2.0 aperture, HDR and can also record 1080p videos at 30fps.
Archos Diamond Hardware and Software
Archos opted for a MediaTek SoC for this one. It uses the MediaTek Helio P70 SoC which is based on the 12nm FinFET process technology and has 8 cores clocked at 2.0GHz alongside a Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. 4GB of RAM is available for multitasking while 128GB of storage takes care of files. Storage space can be expanded further but at the expense of a SIM slot (second SIM slot), up to 512GB. It runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the box also.
Battery & Network Connectivity
The 3,400mAh battery here supports MediaTek’s proprietary Pump express fast charging Technology of up to 18W through the USB Type-C Port which also supports USB On The Go. It also supports wireless charging too. No 5G here but there is 4G LTE, dual-band WiFi, WiFi hotspot, WiFi direct, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and a 3.5mm jack.
Archos Diamond Price and Availability
No Official pricing yet for the Archos Diamond as at the time of writing this.
Archos Diamond Full Specifications
Dimension: 158.7 x 74.1 x 8.6 mm
SIM: Single Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Type: AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen
Screen Resolution: 19:9, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 403ppi
Software and performance
Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
Chipset: Helio P70, Octa-core 2.0GHz
RAM: 4GB RAM
Internal Storage: 128GBGB
Card Slot: Yes, up to 512GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Primary: 16MP + 5MP with f/1.8 + f/2.2 – dual LED flash, HDR, Panorama, PDAF
Secondary: 8MP with f/2.0
Network and Connectivity
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi direct, hotspot
Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G: 2100 MHz
Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
USB: Yes, Type-C
Audio Jack: Yes
Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (under-display)
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Sensors: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
Capacity: 3,400mAh non-removable
Fast Charging: Yes, 18W MediaTek Pump Express, wireless charging
OTG Support: Yes
Price and Availability
Recommended Retail Price: Unknown
Availability: Coming Soon