ARCHOS announces the 50 Helium Plus and 55 Helium Plus

These two new offerings from ARCHOS are designed with bringing affordable 4G hardware to everyone, while still offering a high-end design. The ARCHOS 50 Helium Plus will be priced at $109, while the 55 Helium Plus will go for $139, when they hit the market in July. On the 50 Helium Plus, ARCHOS has included a 5-inch IPS display, and the 55 Helium Plus will offer an extra half inch of screen size, bumping it up to 5.5-inches. Both models will run Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box, with support for 2 SIM cards, and a 4G radio built in.

Loic Poirier, CEO at ARCHOS said:

The ARCHOS 50 Helium Plus and ARCHOS 55 Helium Plus reflect ARCHOS' goal of bringing 4G technology to everybody and offer users better performance at affordable prizes.

Additionally, both devices will come equipped with a 13MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera, and the ability to add additional storage through a microSD slot. The 50 Helium Plus will contain a 2,000mAh battery, while the 55 Helium Plus will offer a 2,400mAh battery. Both new models are set to hit the market in July 2015.