Archos 5 Personal Media Player

Archos 5 Personal Media Player Image (View Larger Archos 5 Personal Media Player Image)

Archos have recently introduced a new Personal Media Player, which also incorporates a new concept:  The Internet Media Tablet. The ARCHOS 5 is the first in a new range of Internet media tablets which is enables the customer to enjoy Internet, Media and TV in a handheld device, wherever you are.    

ARM Processor : ARM Cortex-A8 Processor

Operating System: Linux


  • Display: High resolution screen, 800x480 pixels, 4.8 inch TFT LCD, 16 million colors 
    Touch screen  
  • Main processor: ARM Cortex-A8
    RAM memory: 128 MB  
  • Mass storage memory: 
    - 60 GB* (stores up to 80 Movies, 600,000 photos or 30,000 songs1)
    - 120 GB* (stores up to 160 Movies, 1.2 million photos or 60,000 songs1)
    - 250 GB* (stores up to 300 Movies, 2.5 million photos or 145,000 songs1) 
  • Operating system: Linux
    Connectivity: Bulit-in WiFi (802.11 b/g), USB 2.0
    PC accessories: Possible attachment of - keyboard, mouse, memory key, memory cards reader, camera.  
  • Video playback:
    MPEG-42 (ASP@L5 AVI, up to DVD resolution)
    WMV (MP@ML, up to DVD resolution) included WMV protected files, M-JPEG (in QVGA resolution)
  • Optional software plug-in:
    HD support: MPEG-4 (ASP 720p) & WMV HD (MP 720p)
    PEG-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).
    With optional software plug-in:
    AAC3 and AAC+ stereo audio files
    AC3 stereo audio and 5.1 sound files (via SPDIF output of DVR Station) 
  • Photo viewer: JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF 
    PDF viewer:  Reads PDF documents (may not implement all PDF features) 
  • Video recording6:
    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 
  • Interfaces: USB 2.0 High-Speed Device - Mass Storage Class (MSC) and Media Transport Protocol (MTP)
    USB 2.0 Host: Mass Storage Class (MSC) and Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP)
  • Connections: WiFi (802.11 b/g) connection. Free Web Browser (Opera® Web browser with Adobe Flash® 9 video support)
  • 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 hours4
  • Video playback time: up to 7 hours4 
  • Power source: Internal: Lithium Polymer battery 
  • Device charges via computer USB port
  • External: Power adapter/charger (via optional accessories) 
  • 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

Source: Archos


We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. By continuing to use our site you consent to our cookies.

Change Settings

Find out more about the cookies we set