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Archos 50 Platinum

alaTest has collected and analyzed 72 reviews of Archos 50 Platinum. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the usability and design are overall positive. The portability and screen are also appreciated. Many are negative about the connectivity and battery. There are mixed comments on the size and performance.

price, screen, portability, design, usability

battery, 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 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 72 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Archos 50 Platinum from The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones on Opinions about the design and price are generally positive, whereas views are divided on the performance.

portability, price, design

50% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: Ian Morris (

Archos 50 Platinum review


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 be business users, or those who travel a lot. Now that doesn't sound typical of Archos, the company...

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


One of Archos' first Android smartphones offers quad-core performance, dual-SIM functionality and 64GB microSD support for under £230.

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

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

With it’s more mid-range spec sheet and price tag of around £225, we’d place it against the new Nokia Lumia 625, which offers affordable 4G and a comparable screen size for around the same price, the Sony Xperia SP, again for 4G LTE and a more premium...

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

Processor Brand:QUALCOMM
Processor Number:MSM8225Q


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:HD720p


GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: Yes
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Data Transfer

Technology:WCDMA (UMTS)


Display Technology:IPS
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 4.1 Jellybean
Operator:Sim Free
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Sim Free


E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes