Tag Archives: Archos

Archos 5 Internet Tablet and SmartQ V5 MID

Archos 5 Internet Tablet The Archos 5 Internet Tablet is a 4.8 inch touch screen web browsing multimedia player. Just some of the major specs are an ARM Cortex A8 processor, 256MB RAM, up to 500GB storage, and Android 1.5. You can find a more complete spec sheet at the Archos website here. While the screen is aboslutely amazing looking, the… Read more

Archos 5 for sale in Italy / US pricing

I’m curious to try out the Archos 5, but not curious enough to pay the $440 plus shipping it would cost me to get an early taste. While the US shop shows the 5 is either “coming soon” or “out of stock” depending on where you click, one thing remains the same; the price. I don’t have $300 to spare right now, so all I can do is hope for a review unit or some… Read more

Engadget reviews the Archos 5

It will be interesting to see what comes of this MID, as the results could pave (or possibly inhibit) the way for a slew of Android-powered portable media devices. As reported by Engadget, the Archos 5 utilizes an application layer in order to get more bang for the hardware buck with Android, which does not yet support hardware graphics acceleration…. Read more