The Archos 5 is an from Archos, introduced in late August 2008 and is the update to the somewhat popular Archos 605 player. The major upgrades over the 605 include a sturdier, slicker Chromium body, improved user interface and more Internet-enabled applications. With multiple sizes, ranging from 60 to 250GB the Archos 5 can connect to the internet via Wi-Fi and play both local and web-based media. To date there are many applications and accessories available for the device, allowing users access to e-mail, Web TV and radio, and the world wide web as well as extended functionality such as GPS or digital over-the-air TV tuner. A resistive touchscreen interface is used to control the unit that flexes under pressure.
- Screen: 4.8", 800 x 480px
- Connection options: WiFi
- Storage: 60, 120, or 250GB HDD
- Battery life: 4h video, 12h audio
- Supported formats: AVI, H.264, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, WMV, JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG, AAC, MP3, WMA, WAV
- Dimensions: 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