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Archos 50 Platinum

alaTest has collected and analyzed 258 reviews of Archos 50 Platinum. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the screen and price. The usability and performance also get good reviews, whereas some have doubts about the connectivity and durability.

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durability, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Archos 50 Platinum is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Archos 50 Platinum from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on People are impressed by the price and size. The performance and screen are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the reliability. There are some critical reviews about the durability.

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83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ARCHOS 50 Platinum 4GB UK Sim Free Smartphone - BlackARCHOS 50 Platinum 4GB UK Sim Free Smartphone - Black

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Ian Morris (

Archos 50 Platinum review - Pocket-lint


The Archos 50 Platinum is really a phone for those who need or want access to dual-SIM card functionality - a rare thing in the UK. Usually this would

Sensible price, nice design, stock Android, easy to use, dual-SIM can be very helpful, bright IPS LCD screen has natural colour

Battery life can be bad, dual-SIM interface can confuse things, bad phonebook recall for incoming calls and text messages, headphone jack is ill-fitting

We have genuine love for the Archos 50 Platinum. It's a simple phone, without much customisation, but that will be a draw for many. We found that, despite its decent spec, it can feel a bit slow and unresponsive. It's not a big deal, but this phone...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Archos 50 Platinum


Desperate for a dual-SIM smartphone? Archos has reasonably priced option for you.

Relatively zippy, Pleasing audio output, Decent build quality

Disappointing screen quality, Limited internal storage, Poor battery life

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: Alex Todd (

Archos 50 Platinum Review: In Depth


With the shift from dedicated media devices to all-singing, all-dancing smartphones and tablets, French company Archos has had a little trouble finding its feet, but with a range of affordable Android…

Great 8-megapixel camera ; Solid battery life ; 64GB microSD support

Cheap design ; Large but low resolution display ; Low internal storage

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: (

Archos 50 Platinum


Years ago, Archos was one of the very first companies out there to ship an Android-powered tablet, but it's only just now getting into the phone game. Meet the Archos 50 Platinum, a phone with a five-inch screen to sate your big screen display needs on...

We’re glad to see Archos finally getting into the smartphone game, but it faces stiff competition. Too stiff, in fact: since Google’s very own (and quite possibly subsidised) Google Nexus 4 Android smartphone packs better specs and more up to date...

Jul, 2013

Product Specifications


Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8


E-mail: Yes


GPS: Yes


2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
4G: No
SIM card capability:Dual SIM

Ports & interfaces

USB port: Yes