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Archos 50 Platinum

alaTest has collected and analyzed 274 reviews of Archos 50 Platinum. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and screen. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the reliability and battery. Many are negative about the connectivity and durability.

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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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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Archos 50 Platinum

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Archos 50 Platinum from Amazon.co.uk. 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 Amazon.co.uk. Views about the price and size are overall positive. The performance and screen are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the reliability, and there are some negative comments about the durability.

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durability

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

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

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 : Ian Morris (pocket-lint.com)

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 : Alex Todd (recombu.com)

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...

64GB microSD support

Low internal storage

Aug, 2013

Expert review by (channel5.com)

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

Expert review by : Paul Briden (knowyourmobile.com)

Archos 50 Platinum review: Nice try, but it's no Nexus 4

 

Archos is a company you may have heard of before as it's one that has been in the tablet game for some time now. However, its tablet offerings, usually budget Android arrangements, have so far been relatively unsuccessful at breaking into the mainstream.

Nice screen, Good camera, Stock Android 4.1

Unreliable performance, Low onboard storage

So close and yet so far. The Archos 50 Platinum has a lot of nice surprises but the one or two unpleasant ones regarding performance put a damper on the whole experience

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