The exterior design of the Archos 5 is made of stainless steel, which provides for a very solid build quality. However, it also results in the player being highly prone to smugging and fingerprints
The new player also boasts Internet operations such as web browsing and email. streaming video is also available. While some Internet TV content appears clear and smooth, other services yield jerky, low resolution content. Of course, this is not under the control of Archos, but it is worth mentioning nonetheless so that buyers are not surprised.
The Archos 5 is compact at 5”x3”x.5”, with a weight of .55 pound for the 60GB version and 5”x3”x.75”, with a weight of .66 pound for the 120GB and 250GB versions.
Available accessories for the unit include the DVR Station, which allows customers to connect the Archos directly to a television for recording TV programs onto the device or transmitting content from the media player to the TV. GPS and Webcam accessories are also available.
- Archos 5 60 GB Internet Media Tablet: $339.49
- Archos 5 120 GB Internet Media Tablet: $389.49
- Archos 5 250 GB Internet Media Tablet: $439.49