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Archos 5 250GB Internet Media Tablet WiFi 5",High Resolution Touch Screen 800x480 pixels,convenient leg stand.

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3.3 out of 5 stars 65 customer reviews

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Technical Details
Brand nameArchos
Item Weight286 g
Product Dimensions1.3 x 12.8 x 7.8 cm
Item model numberArchos 5 250GB Inter
Series5 WIFI
Screen Size4.8 inches
Processor BrandARM
Processor Count1
RAM Size256 MB
Hard Drive Size250 GB
Connectivity TypeWiFi
Number of USB 2.0 Ports1
Operating SystemWindows
Average Battery Life (in hours)7 hours
Additional Information
Customer Reviews 3.3 out of 5 stars 65 customer reviews
Best Sellers Rank 129,396 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight662 g
Date First Available8 Jun. 2007
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Manufacturer's Description

Archos, award-winning for its constant technology innovation and leadership in portable media players now introduces a new concept: the Internet Media Tablet (IMT). The Archos 5 is the flagship product of this new line, bringing you a new way to enjoy the Internet, your media, and TV - all in a handheld device. The Archos 5 250 GB IMT is a high-end portable device with an ultra-thin design, a black stainless steel body, a high-resolution 5-inch touchscreen, and the horsepower of a laptop.

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Buy or rent media from the Archos Media Club, surf the Web, and enjoy your music, photos, and videos anywhere, anytime.

Ultra-slim at just half an inch deep. Click to enlarge.

Uncompromised Web Surfing in the Palm of Your Hand
With an 800-pixels-wide resolution and a 5-inch screen, you can browse the Web just as you would on your PC. No need to zoom in and out, as web pages are fully displayed on the Archos screen. Plus, with Adobe Flash 9 video support, you can natively browse video-sharing websites, such as Dailymotion or YouTube. The Archos IMTs boast enough processing power to surf the Web on the go, just like you were doing it with your laptop. No more endless waiting for the page to load - just grab your Archos 5 and check the latest news right away. Your PC wouldn't have finished booting up by the time you've put the Archos back in your pocket. Once connected to a Wi-Fi or 3.5G network, the included email software allows you to check your email accounts (compatible with POP/IMAP) whenever you want. See the number of awaiting emails right on the Archos 5 home screen, answer back, or share attachments with anyone (only compatible formats). Stay in touch while on the go.

Download hundreds of useful and fun widget applications and then put your favorite ones on the Archos home screen.Check the weather before leaving for work, or see the latest sports results without having to start a new application. In less than three clicks, you can access nearly 1,000 Web TV channels, more than 10,000 Web radio stations, and 100,000-plus podcasts. There's no downloading wait time. Radio and TV start streaming right away from a worldwide list of traditional and independent radio and TV stations.

Your Digital Library in a Thin Handheld Tablet
The Archos Media Club remains the easiest way to get video and music content on the go. With an even richer library featuring new partners and the biggest industry players, the Media Club lets you discover a large library of movies, documentaries, music, and games. Buy or rent your entertainment in a couple of clicks and start watching it on your Archos 5. Enjoy a great multimedia experience on the go with a high-resolution 5-inch touchscreen right in your hands. Enjoy your favorite videos, browse through your photos with a simple flick of your finger, or play a slideshow of your last vacation.

Plus, you can store your entire record collection comfortably on your Archos device- there's plenty of room. Rediscover songs left aside for months, or show your friends your latest discoveries. The unique Archos music browsing system allows you to create your playlists without using a PC, and the displayed album covers complete the experience.

Don't get bored on your commute. For a little fun before getting to work or whenever you have a little time to kill, grab your Archos and enjoy some poker, Sudoku, or a round of golf. Premium games can be purchased directly from the tablet or at, or find Flash-based games downloadable for free on the Web.

When you're at home and want to watch a movie or listen to music stored on your PC, just browse the device's hard drive wirelessly and play it without transferring the file. Just stream it via your Wi-Fi network and enjoy it on your Archos.

Experience the Best TV at Home or on the Go
With the optional DVR Station, you have the perfect match for your Archos 5 at home and on the go. Schedule and record TV shows and movies in one step with the included remote control. Just locate the TV show on the program guide grid, and you'll have a recording to enjoy at home on your widescreen TV or in the palm of your hand. The DVR Station also will turn your TV into a real multimedia platform connected to the Web. Enjoy all the Archos functions on the big screen in your living room. Watch your movies in HD, listen to your music, share your high-resolution pictures, play games, or surf the Web.

Technology Meets Design
The Archos 5 features a comfortable, clear widescreen that'll earn a few looks over your shoulder. The touchscreen technology ensures the most instinctive and direct way to access your movies, view your pictures, listen to your music, or browse the Web. The new graphical interface has been designed for total touch control. Reach the main functions with a tap, return at any moment to the home screen, and use the search function to access your files right away. Add shortcuts to your favorite files and display them directly on the Archos home screen for quick access. You also can bring your home screen to life with the new animated wallpapers.

The Archos 5 gives you 250 GB of storage for up to 160 movies, 1.2 million photos, or 60,000 songs--and the processing power to handle them. Enjoy blazing speed with the ARM Cortex superscalar microprocessor.

Add-ons--Enhance Your Archos 5

  • DVR Station
    Record TV, play video back to your TV, and charge your Archos device via the DVR Station. With the included TV Program Guide, scheduling and recording from your satellite receiver, cable box, Digital TV adapter has never been so easy. You also can surf the Web or stream web video to your TV while comfortably laid back on your couch using the included remote control as a keyboard and mouse pointer.
  • DVR Snap-on
    Record from most any audio or video analog source on the move with the DVR Snap-on, a small device that's no bigger than a pack of gum.
  • Mini Dock
    Transfer your files directly from USB keys, digital cameras, or other portable media players with the Mini Dock. Quickly charge your Archos with the included charger/adapter. Play video out to your TV with video output in high quality S-Video or standard quality composite.
  • Battery Dock
    Benefit from all the great features of the Mini Dock and get extended playback with the built-in backup battery.
  • Helmet Cam
    Turn your Archos into a hands-free digital camcorder with the Helmet Cam, perfect for sports and family fun.
  • FM Remote
    Built-in FM receiver and microphone to listen to radio anywhere or make voice recordings. This item is not yet available at
  • Protective Cases
    Protect your Archos and show your style with one of the many protective cases. This item is not yet available at
  • GPS Car Holder
    Turn your Archos 5 into a high-end GPS with the GPS In-Car Holder.
  • TV Snap-on (Available by end of 2008)
    Watch live digital TV right on your Archos, record, and enjoy the time-shifting function.

Box Contains

  • Archos 5
  • headphones
  • Archos USB cable
  • DVR Station adapter (DVR Station is sold separately)
  • screen cleaning cloth
  • quick start guide
  • legal and safety notice

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