Archos Diamond Alpha

Archos Diamond Alpha

Archos Diamond Alpha

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Archos Diamond Alpha (SIM Free / UK)

The Archos Diamond Alpha gives you a high-end specification with superb craftsmanship and design in collaboration with Nubia. This attention to detail means that it exudes class and style.

Photography is another highlight of this phone with its main camera being made up of dual 13 MP lenses. This ensures all photos have a high level of detail, improving the look of them.

Reason to buy the Archos Diamond Alpha

  • Android 6 Marshmallow – the Nubia UI 4.00 adds extra depth to the display
  • Superb craftsmanship – with a high attention to detail
  • Main 13MP camera - consists of two Sony lenses for amazing results
  • Powerful Snapdragon S652 processor – keeps everything responsive and fast
  • 64GB of internal storage – plenty of space for downloads
  • 5.2-inch IPS display – offers a Full HD resolution with superb clarity
  • 4GB of RAM – ensures you can playing the latest games or demanding apps
  • 4G LTE compatible – for high-speed downloads and fast internet access

Box Contents

  • Archos Diamond Alpha
  • USB Charger
  • USB Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty Booklet

Archos Diamond Alpha Overview

Archos has partnered with the renowned Nubia, to offer a stunning smartphone.  It excels in photography and has a design which makes you want to pick it up and hold it. 


The Diamond Alpha uni-body design incorporates a unique metal integration process. A narrow antenna is fused into the body of the phone, through the usage of nano moulding technology.

This means that the case of the phone has a seamless appearance, and fits perfectly into the palm of your hand. It also has a natural texted finish for comfort.

The exquisite look is thanks to the high attention to detail in the craftsmanship. The case of each phone takes over 3 hours to be completed, with there being up to 60 minutes of continuous polishing alone.


In this feature, the Diamond Alpha excels, due to its main camera being comprised of dual 13MP Sony lenses. The colour, along with the black and white lenses, works together to produce stunningly detailed images which look amazing every time.

Your photos will appear vibrant with rich colours and detailed lighting.

Breathtaking visual effects including the blurring of backgrounds can give the ability to create artistic creations, meaning that anything you think of is possible.

Immersive 3D photos can give an extra dimension to your photos, for a new and unique look.

The clone app is a fun way to create something interesting. Simply put it enables you to take several photos of you and then provides the ability to combine them. This means that you can appear numerous times in the same photo.

Nubia UI 4.0

With the Nubia UI 4.0, it is incredibly easy to navigate on your phone. You can switch between apps by swiping up and down for seamless interaction. The ability to double click the edge makes to easy to move back through apps.

If you need to adjust the brightness of your display, you can achieve this by simply moving your fingers along the edge.

Adding a split screen is instant with the just a swipe from the bottom of the display. With it being possible to view the split in either landscape or portrait modes.

If you enjoy taking screenshots of your display and sending them to friends the Super Screenshot will be something you just need to have. It is possible to customise your screenshots and sharing is easy with the convenient interface. You can even record videos of your interactions on the screen for easy upload.


The powerful Snapdragon 652 octa-core processor is a significant improvement on previous generations. It is up to 90% better at rendering in comparison, give you the edge when playing demanding 3D games.

The ability to play this type of game, or to use demanding apps is further enhanced by the inclusion of 4GB of RAM. This is an amazing amount of RAM for this type of phone, so you should never encounter any slowdown.

A full 64GB of internal storage is available, meaning that you don’t have to consistently worry about which apps to keep. You can just keep all of your favourites installed, as you are unlikely to out of space.

If you do need more space to media, you will be glad to hear it is possible to use, up to, 256GB SD cards. Plenty of room for a few movies to keep you occupied, along with your photos.

Stock Origin & Compatibility

All our phones are SIM Free & Factory Unlocked, compatible with UK, EU & most global SIM cards, with support for global GSM & 3G networks. For 4G/LTE & 5G support outside of Europe, please check the specifications.

Clove Technology primarily obtains stock from a manufacturer's official UK supply chains. These products will be displayed as a 'UK Model'.

Occasionally Clove source products from the European mainland. These will be marked as an 'EU Model', supplied factory sealed with a 2pin EU mains charger or 'EU Convert', opened to swap to a UK charger and resealed.

EU sourced phones will have a full warranty and are compatible with all UK networks. We do not source any products from Hong Kong or other Asian markets.

Operating System
6.0 (Marshmallow)
Custom Skin
Qualcomm Snapdragon S652
Octa Core (4x 1.8GHz & 4x 1.4GHz)
Adreno 510
Expansion Slot
Capacity (Up to)
Internal Storage
64 GB
4 GB
1920 x 1080 (~424 ppi)
Rear Camera
Dual 13 MP
Lens & Sensor Tech
13MP (1): 1/2.9", 1.25um | 13MP (2): B/W
Flash & Focus
LED Flash
Front Camera
16 MP
Lens & Sensor Tech
Flash & Focus
2,950 mAh
Non-removable Li-ion
2G/GSM Bands
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G/HSPA Bands
900 / 2100 MHz
4G/LTE Bands
800 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz
5G Bands
802.11 b/g/n/ac
4.2 with LE
FM Radio
Power Port
USB Type-C
Data Port
USB Type-C
Audio Port
3.5mm audio jack
Video Out
Wirelesss via Miracast, Google Home
Physical Keyboard
Power, Volume
Fingerprint Sensor
Other Controls
Location Technologies
Built-In Maps
Google Maps
Digital Compass
Light Sensor
146.7 x 72.5 x 7.5 mm (5.78 x 2.85 x 0.30 in)
155 g (5.47 oz)
Google Play, Google Apps, Archos Media Apps