Excerpt: Quote from review: "Normally, critics chuckle with maniacal glee given the chance to savage a really awful product. But we take no joy in reporting the Archos 32, the company 's 3.2-inch Android -based portable media player (or, as the company pretentiously calls it, an "Internet tablet "), is a complete disaster.
Excerpt: Normally, critics chuckle with maniacal glee given the chance to savage a really awful product. But we take no joy in reporting the Archos 32, the company’s 3.2-inch Android-based portable media player (or, as the company pretentiously calls it, an “Internet tablet”), is a complete disaster.
Cons: Voices in music and video sound faint or missing, Fuzzy screen, Limited number of Archos-optimized Android apps, Slow processor, Poor VGA camera, No expandable memory
Excerpt: The Archos 32 is a 3.2-inch touch screen tablet computing device that comes without the burden of a monthly cellular bill or contract. It runs the Google Android mobile operating system and has a solid construction all with an amazingly cheap price tag.
Pros: Great music/video interface, Android 2.2 "Froyo" installed, No contracts/monthly bills
Cons: Low-quality display, No multitouch, No access to Google Marketplace
Summary: The Archos 32 is a pretty good portable media player — if you’re cool with a device that has a 3.2 inch, 400 x 240 pixel display, no speaker, and very few physical buttons.
The internet tablet was able to handle most audio and video files I threw at it, and they looked pretty good on the little screen. I also really like the custom music and video software and widgets that Archos developed for its newest Android devices.
Summary: For $149, the Archos 32 is a pretty good deal, so long as you're willing to live with some trade-offs. It's a solid portable media player that can also surf the web and access (some) Android apps. We especially like the wide range of supported audio and video formats. You just have to be willing to put up with a lackluster touch keyboard and a resistive display that kicks back reflections.
Conclusion: Now, as Android PMP’s go, this is not bad. I say that because there are those that are better than with news emerging of a Samsung Galaxy Player , the standard is only going to get higher. As a budget Android PMP, though, this is probably one of the best and more than justifies the pricetag.
Excerpt: Der Archos 32 nennt sich selbst "Internet Tablet", ist aber nichts anderes als ein Multimedia-Player, der sich per WLAN auch mit dem Internet verbinden kann. Damit spielt er in einer Liga mit dem iPod touch , kann diesem aber schon wegen des schwachen Displays nicht annähernd das Wasser reichen. Optik & Verarbeitung: Der Archos 32 ist angenehm klein und mit 72 Gramm schön leicht geraten. In Sachen Optik kann der Player einigermaßen mit dem iPod touch mithalten.