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In a nutshell

  • See more on the 5-inch HD screen
  • Take sharp photos with the 13MP camera
  • Get more done wherever you are with 4G mobile internet
  • Blast through apps and games with the powerful quad core processor

What Carphone Warehouse says

What Carphone Say

“The value for money you get with the Archos 50d Helium 4G is amazing. It’s a great alternative to one of the bigger brands.”

What users say

3.9 based on

  • Camera

    13 megaixels

  • Storage

  • Display

    5 inches

  • Battery

    Up to 8 hours talk time

  • Operating System

    Lollipop (5.1)

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Design and display

See more. Do more

With a large 5-inch HD display, the Archos 50d Helium 4G lets you enjoy sharp text, crisp pictures and immersive movies.

Elegant style

Despite the budget price of the 50d Helium 4G, you still get a premium design. The metallic frame around the screen looks elegant while the smooth matte plastic back adds a modern touch. The phone even comes with two back covers so you can personalise it to your tastes.

Camera

See memories in stunning clarity

The 13MP camera on the 50d Helium 4G lets you capture amazing photos and spectacular HD videos. You’ll be able to relive the best moments in unbelievable detail.

Take sensational selfies

With the 5MP front camera, you can snap brilliant selfies or enjoy HD video chats with your friends and family. The camera’s is also perfectly designed to get big groups into all your shots.

 

Under the hood

Enjoy a smooth experience

Archos has given the 50d Helium 4G a powerful quad-core processor. The four cores make it perfect for multitasking, letting you jump between apps instantly. And the raw speed of the processor means everything runs smoothly.

 

All day battery life

Head out in the morning knowing that the battery in your Archos 50d Helium 4G will last all day. It’s big enough to let you talk non-stop for up to eight hours, so you shouldn’t need to hunt for a plug while you’re out.

A need for speed

Browsing and sharing your favourite photos, videos and music is faster than ever before with 4G on the 50d Helium 4G. You can watch videos without buffering, stream your music effortlessly, and enjoy smooth online games.

Dual SIMs

With two SIM slots, you can choose which network to use. Travel a lot? Then put a UK SIM in one slot and another country’s SIM in the other to enjoy cheaper calls, texts and data.

Lollipop makes life easy

The Archos 50d Helium 4G comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop, so you get easy quick settings and fantastic battery saving features.

SPECIFICATION SUMMARY

WHAT's IN THE BOX

The box contains

  • Charger
  • Device

FULL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Processor

    • 1.2 GHz

    • 1 GB

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 410-4x 1.2GHz Cortex A53 /Adreno 306 processor

    • Quad

  • Music and entertainment

  • Connectivity

  • Special Features

  • Camera

    • 1080p HD

    • 5 megapixels

    • Single LED

    • 13 megapixels

  • Calls & Messages

    • Quad band

  • Storage

    • MicroSD

    • 32 GB

  • Display

    • 1280 x 720 pixels

    • IPS HD

    • 5 inches

  • Dimensions

    • 146 x 72.2 x 8.4 mm

    • 154 grams

  • Battery

    • 2100 mAh

    • 160 hours

    • 8 hours

  • Operating System

    • Android

    • Lollipop (5.1 )

  • Body

    • Micro

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Archos 50d Helium 4G Dual SIM is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 40.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this phone Archos 50d helium This is my third Archos phone and my second 50d Helium, only replaced my last one as I smashed the LCD. Great camera great phone and two sim cards so I use one contract number and one Payg number. Been using this model phone for years and no problems. Please note if you smash the screen no one will repair it not even Archos they just say send it back and we will give you discount on your next phone!!
Date published: 2016-10-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good Value Smartphone... I've had this phone everyday for a month now, and I must admit it is decent phone. Despite the small on-board memory, you are able to expand it. I sadly was unable to as my device didn't read either of the two SD cards I purchased. Also the camera is extremely poor even though it is advertised as 13mp. To summarise, in my experience this device has held up pretty well with my heavy use, and the battery could easily last a full day.On the other hand, the camera does not perform well and the memory just isn't enough for most people, especially went the device refuses to read any SD card you may use.
Date published: 2016-06-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Dont get it wet Phone only lasted 6 days.. phone was in my back pocket and fell into the toilet... my previous phones have been OK when this happened before .. The back cover on the Archos is not as tight as on my other phones.. the back cover just has tabs along the edge rather than a tight lip all around the edge. I had only read the warranty on receipt that says phone is not covered if it gets wet. Dried it out with rice and humidifier pellets but broken.
Date published: 2016-03-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't buy this phone!!! At first I was very happy with this phone but after 2 months it started to heat up then shut down. Then it started doing it all the time and cut out during calls so I took it back to carphone warehouse who told me this was an online offer and they don't repair that make of phone!!!! I bought it from them because even though I had never heard of the make I knew if anything went wrong I could take it back to carphone warehouse and get it fixed!! But I have had to deal with ARCHOS direct and it's been a nightmare. I sent it back a month ago and I still haven't got a replacement- they said it could take longer and they don't know when!! No-one gives a toss and I'm £120 down and without a phone. I should have bought a known make.
Date published: 2016-03-16
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