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Archos 5
3.8 out of 10

Archos 5

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Display characteristics:
High resolution screen, 800x480 pixels, 4.8'' TFT LCD, 16 million colors
User interaction:
Direct by touch screen, ON/OFF, vol+ and vol- buttons, retractable virtual keyboard
Central Unit: - Main processor: ARM Cortex -A8, 32 bit, In-order, dual-issue, superscalar core @ 600 MHz - Additional processor: 32 bit DSP @ 430 MHz
RAM memory:
128 MB* (Low-Power Double Data Rate SDRAM)
Mass storage memory:
Hard drive, capacity according to the product version - 60 GB* (stores up to 80 Movies, 600,000 photos or 30,000 songs ) - 120 GB* (stores up to 160 Movies, 1.2 million photos or 60,000 songs ) - 160 GB* (stores up to 210 Movies, 1.6 million photos or 80,000 songs ) - 250 GB* (stores up to 300 Movies, 2.5 million photos or 145,000 songs )
Operating system:
On board WiFi (802.11 b/g), USB 2.0 host with optional accessories
PC accessories:
Possible attachment of numerous standard USB PC accessories**** (keyboard, mouse, memory key, memory cards reader, camera and other future computer accessories)
Video playback :
MPEG-4 (ASP@L5 AVI, up to DVD resolution) WMV (MP@ML, up to DVD resolution) included WMV protected files M-JPEG (in QVGA resolution) With optional software plug-in: HD support: MPEG-4 (ASP 720p) & WMV HD (MP 720p) MPEG-2 MP@ML up to 10 Mbps (up to DVD resolution) and AC3 stereo sound (5.1) H.264 up to DVD resolution with AAC
Audio playback :
Stereo MP3 decoding @ 30-320 Kbits/s CBR & VBR, WMA, Protected WMA, WMA pro 5.1, WAV (PCM/ADPCM). AC3 stereo audio and 5.1 sound files (via SPDIF output of DVR Station) Flac and OGG Vorbis audio files With optional software plug-in: AAC and AAC+ stereo audio files
Photo viewer :
PDF viewer:
Reads PDF documents (may not implement all PDF features)
Video recording :
Via the optional DVR Station or DVR Snap-on. Records NTSC/PAL/SECAM in MPEG-4 AVI format with stereo sound, VGA resolution (640 x 480) @ 30 or 25 f/s
Audio recording:
Via the optional DVR Station or DVR Snap-on: Stereo line-in, WAV (IMA ADPCM or PCM) format Voice recording via the optional FM remote and its built-in microphone in WAV format (IMA ADPCM)
Email client
Compatible with Email accounts supporting POP3 and IMAP services Import/export of vCard contacts
USB 2.0 High-Speed Device (compatible USB 1.1 at a lower speed): Mass Storage Class (MSC) and Media Transport Protocol (MTP) USB 2.0 Host: Mass Storage Class (MSC) and Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) with optional Mini Dock, Battery Dock and DVR station
WiFi (802.11 b/g) connection. Free Web Browser (Opera® Web browser with Adobe Flash® 9 video support) upon registration 3.5 mm mini jack for headphones Accessory connectors to connect to the DVR Station and other ARCHOS accessories
Built-in speaker Built-in leg stand
Battery life:
Music playback time: up to 22 hours Video playback time: up to 7 hours
Power source:
Internal: Lithium Polymer battery Device charges via computer USB port External: Power adapter/charger (via optional accessories)
Device automatically downloads latest firmware updates when the WiFi connection is activated Updates can also be downloaded at www.archos.com
Dimensions & weight:
Approx 127,5 x 78,3 x 12,9 mm (for 60GB* model) – 250gr Approx 127 x 78,8 x 19,4 mm (for 120/250GB* models) – 300gr
Minimum system requirements:
Microsoft® Windows® Vista, XP, ME, 2000 or higher MAC OS X and Linux (with Mass Storage Device Support) USB 2.0 interface
Package includes:
ARCHOS 5, headphones, ARCHOS USB cable, DVR Station adapter, screen cleaning cloth, Quick Start Guide (QSG), legal and safety notice.
Release Date
First seen
7 January 2007