Summary: It's functional, usually. I bought it to replace my Sansa Fuze that bit the dust. The touch screen is very lousy, nothing like a smart phone like I had anticipated. Instead the screen is like a button you need to push down instead of just touch.
Summary: The Archos Vision 30c 4 GB Video MP3 Player with 3-Inch Touchscreen and FM Radio comes loaded with features. You can play music (it supports MP3, WAV, OGG, FLAC, and APE), and even see the lyrics on the screen if you want to.
I'd Steer Clear of This MP3 Player & Save Your Money for Something Better
Tom Tracy, Amazon
21 October 2011
Summary: Given their vastly different price points, it really is not fair to compare this Archos Vision 30c 8 GB Video MP3 Player to an iPod Touch but, since this iPod model, as well as several earlier models of the iPod Shuffle, Nano & Classic have been my MP3 players of choice for the last 7 or so years,...
Summary: I'm usually a fan of archos; they generally have well constructed, solid, linux-run media devices. It's great that this was so cheap, and I DO still use it, but if you want to do anything other than listen to songs, get something else.
Pros: - It's pretty cheap! - Plays music - Small - Decent battery life
Cons: - Poor controls and no hold button (buttons get pressed in my pockets) - Lint and dust has gotten behind the screen - All of the labeling has been rubbing off. - Occasionally freezes and restarts (usually accompanied with loud static; it's really unpleasant) - Power button doesn't always work - S...
Summary: I ordered the Archos Vision for my mom, who has a ton of pictures on her computer, but no device to show them to others when she's away from her home. I also thought it might be a great way of getting her to listen to audiobooks, and store he small collection of favorite music.