Archos Platinum Series

Archos 52 PlatinumProcessor: unknown, Mediatek MT6582M, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225
Graphics Adapter: unknown, ARM Mali-400 MP2, Qualcomm Adreno 203
Display: 5.0 inch, 5.2 inch, 10.1 inch
Weight: 0.161kg, 0.2kg, 0.7kg
Price: 200, 300 euro
Average Score: 69% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 70%, features: 60%, display: - %
mobility: - %, workmanship: 40%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %


Archos Platinum 50


Archos Platinum 50Notebook: Archos Platinum 50
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 203
Display: 5.0 inch, 16:9, 960x540 pixels
Weight: 0.2kg
Price: 300 euro
Sold in: Anglo-America
Links: Archos homepage
 Platinum 50 (Model)


Phablet für Pfennigfuchser
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Positive: low price; large display; successful workmanship Negative: low performance
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/12/2013


Archos 101 Platinum


Archos 101 PlatinumNotebook: Archos 101 Platinum
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: unknown
Display: 10.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 0.7kg
Price: 300 euro
Links: Archos homepage
 101 Platinum (Model)

Average Score: 68% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)


50% Archos's latest full-sized tablet is cheap in every sense of the word
Source: Techradar English
If you really want a full-sized tablet for less than the price of an iPad, consider splashing out a little extra on the Google Nexus 10. Otherwise, go for one of the above compact alternatives. In either case, you'll be getting a lot more tablet for your money.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/08/2014
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 60% performance: 60% features: 60% workmanship: 40%
86% Archos 101b Platinum
Source: SFT - Heft 1/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 86%


Archos 52 Platinum

Simplistic, capable and affordable; the Archos 52 Platinum is a solid implementation of a smartphone. A good design doesn’t need to be fancy or flamboyant. The Archos 52 Platinum fits perfectly in the hand with its thin pebble-like shape and curved edges. At the back of the device is a nicely formed back cover with just the right amount of grip. The entire device comes in dark grey and the device is surrounded by a beautiful metal bezel. Display on the Archos 52 Platinum is a 5.25 inch HD IPS panel, which produces sharp images and good colors. Hardware on the smartphone consists of a Mediatek MT6582 quad-core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz, 1 GB RAM, a Mali 400MP2 GPU and 8 GB of internal storage. The Android 4.4 KitKat system supports microSD cards up to 64 GB and comes with dual SIM function. There is an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus at the rear and a 2 MP front camera. Other features packed into the device are Bluetooth, A-GPS and a solid performing speaker. The Archos 52 Platinum comes with a lithium ion battery rated at 1750 mAh and weighs only 161 g.


Archos 52 PlatinumNotebook: Archos 52 Platinum
Processor: Mediatek MT6582M
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP2
Display: 5.2 inch, 16:9, 1280x720 pixels
Weight: 0.161kg
Price: 200 euro
Links: Archos homepage
 52 Platinum (Model)

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)


80% Archos 52 Platinum
Source: Gadgetspeak English
A large SmartPhone running Android 4.42, it looks like many recent offerings from a range of companies it has two SIM slots so those who get an allowance for a work phone can save the problem of having to carry two phones around. The Archos 52 'Platinum' measures 15x7.5x.7cm and weights 156grams.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/07/2015
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 80%
60% Archos 52 Platinum Review: In Depth
Source: Recombu English
We’re a fan of its media capabilities, a surprisingly usable rear camera and for those who need an affordable dual-SIM device, this is undoubtedly one handset we’d strongly recommend. Assuming it makes the jump from KitKat to Android JellyBean, the 52 Platinum should stay relevant for a little longer and whilst it definitely isn’t for everyone, it’s unquestionable right for a very specific group of users. We just hope you’ve found our review.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/09/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%



Archos: Archos is a French consumer electronics company that was established in 1988. The company manufactures portable media players and portable storage devices. Archos has developed a variety of products, including digital audio players, PVPs (portable video players), digital video recorders, and a personal digital assistant. The first laptop reviews appeared in 2008/2009. The global market share of Archos laptops is quite limited.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

Qualcomm Adreno 203: Entry level GPU with support for OpenGL ES 2.0


ARM Mali-400 MP2: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 2 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Qualcomm Snapdragon:

S4 Play MSM8225: Low-end Dual-Core SoC based on the Cortex-A5.



MT6582M: Quad-core SoC (Cortex-A7) for tablets and smartphones.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.161 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

0.7 kg:

This weight is typical for small tablets.

69%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Devices with the same GPU

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Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Archos 50 Diamond
Adreno 405, Snapdragon 615 MSM8939, 5.0", 0.142 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

Archos 80b Helium 4G
Mali-T760 MP2, Mediatek MT8732, 8.0", 0.43 kg
Archos 101 Oxygen
unknown, unknown, 10.1", 0.57 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-01-12 (Update: 2014-01-12)