Knowing how beautiful and elegant the Archos Diamond Alpha was, it shouldn’t be a herculean task to guess how much better the Archos Diamond Alpha Plus is.
The Archos Diamond Alpha Plus is an upgrade to the Archos Diamond Alpha device. Check the headers below to see what aspects of the device were upgraded and the features that remained the same.
Design and Display
Design-wise, the Archos Diamond Alpha Plus retains the same appearance, size, colours and dimensions as its predecessor, the Diamond Alpha.
The Archos Diamond Alpha Plus has the same metal body, dual rear camera, and fingerprint sensor position as its base device; the Archos Diamond Alpha.
The Archos Diamond Alpha Plus also rocks a 5.2 inch Full HD display and a 2.5D curved scratch resistant Corning Gorilla Glass covering the display and guarding against dust and shattering.
Performance and Memory
These compartments are where the major modifications were made. Under the Archos Diamond Alpha Plus, a more powerful chip, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 SoC was utilized.
Regarding the device’s storage, the capacities were also beefed up. The RAM of the Diamond Alpha Plus is a whooping 6GB, while the inherent storage space to keep files and multimedia is 128GB. This is more than enough space to keep whatever you wish you store on your device.
However, the SIM 2 card slot allows for expansion to up to 256GB.
No alterations were made in this department. The dual camera on the rear are both 13 Megapixels, while that on the front is a single 16 Megapixels lens.
The Archos Diamond Alpha Plus uses a quite old OS. The device runs on the Nubia 4.0 UI which is based on the Android v6.0 Marshmallow operating system.
The battery of this device was only tad bit fine-tuned. The Archos Diamond Alpha Plus’ battery capacity is capped at 3,000mAh. The battery is of Lithium Polymer type and it supports Fast Charge.
Archos Diamond Alpha Plus Specifications
- 2G: GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
- 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz.
- 4G: LTE with VoLTE.
- Network Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps.
- SIM Type: Micro-SIM, dual standby.
- SIM Count: Dual SIM.
- OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow).
- User Interface: Nubia 4.0 UI
Design & Display
- Dimensions: 146.65 x 72.5 x 7.45 mm.
- Weight: 155g.
- Display size: 5.2 inches.
- Display Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels (FHD).
- Pixel resolution: ~424 ppi pixel density.
- Display Technology: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen.
- Form Factor: Touchscreen Bar.
- Build: Metal body.
- Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version).
- Colours: Black and Gold.
- Processor Name/Technology: Qualcomm Snapdragon 653
- Processor Speed: 1.95GHz.
- Number of Processor Cores: 8 (Octa-Core).
- Graphics Processor: Adreno 510
- RAM: 6GB
- Internal Storage: 128GB
- External Storage: expandable up to 256GB with microSD.
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient Light, Proximity, Compass, Fingerprint sensor, Gyroscope.
- Lens: Dual 13MP + 13MP
- LED Flash: Yes
- Video recording: Yes, 1080p@30fps.
- Properties: Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Panorama, Self-timer, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, HDR, Autofocus
- Lens: 16MP.
- LED Flash: Yes, Screen Flash
- Video recording: Yes.
- Properties: –
- Music Support: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA.
- Loudspeaker: Yes.
- Audio Technology: n/a.
- Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player.
- FM Radio: Yes.
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.2.
- Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP, LE.
- WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n , Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot.
- GPS: GPS + GLONASS.
- USB: micro-USB v2.0.
- USB OTG: Yes.
- NFC: No.
- 3.5mm audio jack: Yes.
- Battery Capacity: 3,000 mAh.
- Battery Technology: Lithium Polymer.
- Removable? No.
- Fast Charging: Yes.
- Extra Features: –
- Launch Date: June, 2017.
- Availability: June, 2017.
How much the Archos Diamond Alpha Plus?
The Archos Diamond Alpha Plus costs about $370 but probably you can get the device at a discount price of $319.99 on GearBest.