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Archos 32 Internet Tablet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 216 reviews of Archos 32 Internet Tablet. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the connectivity and screen. The portability and design also get good reviews, whereas some have doubts about the battery and camera. Reviews are divided on the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Archos 32 Internet Tablet is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Archos 32 Internet Tablet

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Archos 32 Internet Tablet from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

67% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Joanna Stern (engadget.com)

Archos 32 Internet Tablet review

 

With there now being five (oh yes, five!) Archos Android Internet Tablets on the market, it's understandably hard to keep 'em all straight, but in our

Support for lots of audio and video formats ; Responsive resistive touchscreen ; Good sound quality

Lacks access to Android Market ; Awkward camera placement ; No speaker

Timex’s Ironman Global Trainer is solid device that’s decidedly more watch-like than other GPS watches, but it’s still on the large side, and more expensive than some competitors.

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Stewart Wolpin (digitaltrends.com)

Archos 32 Review

 

Voices in music and video sound faint or missing ; Fuzzy screen ; Limited number of Archos-optimized Android apps ; Slow processor ; Poor VGA camera ; No expandable memory

Expert review by : Donald Bell (cnet.com)

Archos 32 (8GB) review

 

Many of the hottest mobile devices of 2010 run some variation of Google's Android OS. Unfortunately, getting your hands on an Android device that isn't wrapped up in carrier contracts and monthly bills is nearly impossible.

The Archos 32 delivers features such as music and video playback, e-mail, Web browsing, Bluetooth, a camcorder, and plenty of Android 2.2 goodness, in a contract-free device that fits in your pocket.

Archos uses its own app store instead of the official Google Marketplace. The touch screen is difficult to read outdoors, and the keyboard's small size makes it prone to error. The audio player choked on some podcasts and audiobooks. Storage is limited.

The Archos 32 tablet offers many of the core features of Android 2.2 at an attractive price, but its keyboard is too impractical to rely on as a productivity tool, and the Archos-managed app store limits the device's overall potential.

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Robert Nelson (gadgetell.com)

Gadgetell Hands On: Archos 32 Internet Tablet

 

Personally, I have been checking out these new Archos devices since we first started seeing leaks several months back. Given that, and given I was able to find one in stock I finally broke down and pulled the trigger on the Archos 32, though in truth I...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : Susan McGlaun (i4u.com)

Archos 32 Review

 

Quote from review: "Normally, critics chuckle with maniacal glee given the chance to savage a really awful product. But we take no joy in reporting the Archos 32, the company's 3.2-inch Android-based portable media player (or, as the company...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Sarah E. Anderson (computershopper.com)

Archos 32 Internet Tablet Review and Ratings

 

This tiny Android tablet has some good features, but the highlights fail to outweigh the shortcomings of this finicky device.

Good media playback ; Slim design

Finicky touch controls ; Hard-to-use virtual keyboard ; No 3G option ; Not compatible with Android Market ; Freezes up after prolonged non-use ; No maps or GPS functionality

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Brad Linder (liliputing.com)

Archos 32 Internet Tablet review

 

On the other hand, the Archos 32 has a smaller screen, a thicker body, a plastic case, a lower resolution display, a resistive touchscreen, and no speaker, which explains why it costs so much less than an iPod touch

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Hugo Jobling (trustedreviews.com)

Archos 32

 

Is it an Internet tablet or a portable media player? All we know for sure is that it runs android and has a 3.2in screen.

, but these features are not the devices raison d’etre to the extent that they are of the iPod touch. The small size, more than the interface, is what will put you off doing much Internet-ing with the Archos 32.

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Joe Minihane (t3.com)

Archos 32 review

 

A neat and affordable iPod touch alternative

Sep, 2011

Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Archos 32 Internet Tablet 8GB review

 

It was only a matter of time before manufacturers started using Android in touchscreen media players; its flexibility and polished interface make Google's mobile operating system the logical choice for anyone out to make an iPod Touch rival. Archos's...

Once we fixed its limitations we enjoyed using the Archos 32, but we're sure better Android media players will be out soon.

Feb, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Battery

Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Browsing time:8
Continuous audio playback time:24
Continuous video playback time:6

Camera

Built-in camera: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Second camera: No

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Slate
Product color:Black

Display

Display Diagonal:3.2
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y

Media Formats

Audio formats supported:AAC,MP3,OGG,WAV,WMA
Subtitle formats supported:SMI,SRT,SSA,SUB
Video compression formats:3GP,ASF,AVI,FLV,H.264,M-JPEG,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG4,MPG,RM,RMVB,VOB

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Data network: No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Compatible operating systems:- Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7\n- Mac\n- Linux
Docking connector: No
I/O ports:Composite AV out
Wi-Fi: Yes

Performance

Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
GPS: No
GPS (satellite):N
Position location:N
Subtitle formats supported:SMI, SRT, SSA, SUB
Video compression formats:3GP, ASF, AVI, FLV, H.264, M-JPEG, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG4, MPG, RM, RMVB, VOB

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone out:Y
Microphone in: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Processor

Processor:CORTEX-A8
Processor frequency:0.8
Processor model:CORTEX-A8

Software

Bundled software:Deezer, Ebuddy, Mewbox, Raging Thunder Lite, Touiteur, Quickpedia
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:2.2
Platform:Android

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Compatible memory cards: No
Internal storage capacity:8
Storage media:Flash

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.354
Height:4.13
Weight:2.54
Width:2.17