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Archos Elements 97 Platinum HD

alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 reviews of Archos Elements 97 Platinum HD. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the price and durability are overall positive. The performance and screen also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the reliability. Many are critical about the camera.

usability, screen, performance, durability, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Archos Elements 97 Platinum HD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Archos Elements 97 Platinum HD


alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Archos Elements 97 Platinum HD from The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Reviews about the price and screen are generally positive.

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

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Xiomara Blanco (

Archos goes Platinum with new range of high resolution and high-performance tablets


The lineup includes 9.7-inch tablet that sports a Retina Display-like screen and a uniquely sized 11.6-inch tablet.

Feb, 2013

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Archos 97b Platinum


Archos 97b Platinum is an Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with a 9.7-inch screen with 2048x1536-pixel resolution, dual 2-megapixel cameras, quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, Wi-Fi connectivity, and 8GB of expandable storage.

Verizon 4G LTE network is incredibly fast, 32GB microSD card included, Integrated kickstand works in portrait and landscape

Battery life is among the worst we�ve ever seen, No 4G LTE power toggle option, Kickstand in landscape orientation blocks microUSB port

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (

Archos 97 Platinum


Hands-on: A low-cost iPad 4 impersonator with an aluminium bod and quad-core CPU.

Set to sell for $329 in the US, the Archos 97 Platinum is likely to retail for somewhere between £250 and £280 in the UK. Judging by the core specs alone, you'd probably conclude that the tablet is fantastic value. However, the slightly lacking finish...

Jan, 2013

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Archos 97 Platinum HD (8GB, WiFi)


Superb Screen ; Fast ; Easy to set up

Build Quality (buttons etc) could be a little better

Aug, 2013

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Archos 97 Platinum HD (8GB, WiFi)



Very weak wireless reception ; Mark on the casing like if the device was dropped or miss handled before. Box was sealed

Jul, 2013

Product Specifications


Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2


Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)


Auto focus: Yes
Front camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Maximum video resolution:1920 x 1080
Rear camera:Y
Video recording: Yes


Color of product:Silver, White
Form Factor:Slate


Display Diagonal:9.7
Display Resolution:2048 x 1536
Display Technology:IPS
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen type:Capacitive


Graphics:PowerVR SGX544
Graphics adapter:PowerVR SGX544


Internal memory:2


3G: No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth: No
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Battery charging indication: Yes
Docking connector: No
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB
Keyboard supplied: No
Manual: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Audio formats supported:FLAC, MP3, OGG, PCM, WAV
GPS (satellite):N
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
Position location:N
Subtitle formats supported:SMI, SRT, SSA, SUB
Video compression format:3GP, AVI, FLV, H.264, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG4, MPG, TS
Video formats supported:3GP,AVI,FLV,H.264,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG4,MPG,TS

Ports & interfaces

DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone out:Y
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Microphone in: No
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1


Processor cores:4
Processor family:Allwinner
Processor frequency:1
Processor model:A31

Processor special features

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N


Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.1


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:64
Storage media:Flash

Weight & Dimensions