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Archos Titanium Series

Archos 45 TitaniumProcessor: RK3066, unknown, Mediatek MT6572
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP, ARM Mali-400 MP4
Display: 0.45 inch, 5.0 inch, 8.0 inch, 9.7 inch
Weight: 0.15kg, 0.16kg, 0.44kg, 0.7kg
Price: 169, 200, 300 euro
Average Score: 74% - average
Average of 8 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 57%, features: 59%, display: 83%
mobility: 95%, workmanship: 74%, ergonomy: 73%, emissions: 95%

 

Archos 80 Titanium

The Archos 80 Titanium is a little bit of a conundrum. With a tough metal chassis, sleek, white, minimalist design and ARM Cortex A9 dual-core processor with a clock rate of 1.6GHz, the Archos 80 Titanium is well built, beautiful, and powerful. It is also pretty capable of running most 3D games. It sports a budget price, making it look like great value for money. This may seem like a winning device all around, but unfortunately everything else that lets the Archos 80 Titanium down. Everything else is mediocre at best. With a dismal internal storage capacity of 8 GB, a microSD card is mandatory. The microUSB port is only for file transfers and will not charge the device, only the DC plug will. The battery life is disappointing, lasting approximately 6 hours for light to moderate use.

The 1024x768 resolution of the 8 inch display provides decent, yet mid-range colors and contrast. The coating of the screen is visibly grainy, distorting images further. It runs Android version 4.1.1, which is behind the times. Most current devices run Android 4.2, which adds many more useful features, like multiple user account support. The Archos 80 Titanium is a stylish, yet ultimately unsatisfying device with many nagging problems. Its price may seem like its saving grace, but more powerful devices with less problems are available for just a little bit more.

Specifications

Archos 80 TitaniumNotebook: Archos 80 Titanium
Processor: RK3066
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP4
Display: 8.0 inch, 4:3, 1024x768 pixels
Weight: 0.44kg
Price: 169 euro
Links: Archos homepage
 Titanium (Series)
 80 Titanium (Model)

Average Score: 75.4% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)

 

85% Review Archos 80 Titanium Tablet | Notebookcheck
Low-Budget Mini? The Archos 80 Titanium - another device from the Titanium series - recently became more widely available. With an 8-inch display and an aluminum chassis the Frenchman shows similarities to the iPad Mini. We have a closer look at the performance of the stylish device.
67% Archos 80 Titanium review
Source: PC Pro English
The Archos lacks the flair of more expensive rivals, then, but it does get the basics right: a good screen, decent build quality, enough power for browsing and gaming, and a largely untouched operating system. The poor battery life is disappointing, but if you hanker after a tablet with a larger screen, it’s worth considering.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/02/2013
Rating: Total score: 67% price: 100% performance: 67% features: 83% workmanship: 83%
80% Archos 80 Titanium tablet review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Archos 80 Titanium proves that you can get a decent tablet without breaking the bank. Its screen isn't high resolution, but it's a good IPS panel which matches the iPad mini for half as much. Performance is also good, as is build quality; only the cameras let the side down. If you're on a tight budget or want a tablet for your kids, this is a great choice.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/04/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 70% features: 60% workmanship: 70%
80% Archos 80 Titanium tablet review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Archos 80 Titanium proves that you can get a decent tablet without breaking the bank. Its screen isn't high resolution, but it's a good IPS panel which matches the iPad mini for half as much. Performance is also good, as is build quality; only the cameras let the side down. If you're on a tight budget or want a tablet for your kids, this is a great choice.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/27/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 70% features: 60% workmanship: 70%
70% Archos 80 Titanium
Source: PC World Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/02/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Prise en main Archos 80 Titanium
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/11/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Archos 97b Titanium

Specifications

Archos 97b TitaniumNotebook: Archos 97b Titanium
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP
Display: 9.7 inch, 4:3, 1600x1200 pixels
Weight: 0.7kg
Price: 300 euro
Links: Archos homepage
 Titanium (Series)
 97b Titanium (Model)

Average Score: 50% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Video: Archos 97b Titanium review - £200 9-inch Android tablet lacks performance
Source: PC Advisor English
The Archos 97b Titanium looks like an iPad and contains a fairly recent and full version of Google Android - and it's cheap. Unfortunately that's where the good news ends. This tablet performs poorly, and the build quality doesn't stand up to close inspection.
video review
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/28/2013
50% Archos 97b Titanium review - Android tablet looks like an iPad, works... not so much
Source: PC Advisor English
The Archos 97b Titanium has a high quality screen, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and a microSD card slot. However, everything else in its repertoire goes against this iPad alternative. Poor performance and battery life make it all but unusable.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/09/2013
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 60% performance: 40% features: 50% workmanship: 60%

 

Archos 50 Titanium

Specifications

Archos 50 TitaniumNotebook: Archos 50 Titanium
Processor: Mediatek MT6572
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP
Display: 5.0 inch, 16:9, 960x540 pixels
Weight: 0.16kg
Price: 200 euro
Links: Archos homepage
 Titanium (Series)
 50 Titanium (Model)

 

Mächtiger Fünfzoller zum unschlagbaren Schnäppchenpreis
Source: Focus Online German DE→EN
Positive: adequate price; replaceable battery; upgradeable storage Negative: low camera performance
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/30/2014

 

Archos 45 Titanium

Specifications

Archos 45 TitaniumNotebook: Archos 45 Titanium
Processor: Mediatek MT6572
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP
Display: 0.45 inch, 16:9, 854x480 pixels
Weight: 0.15kg
Price: 200 euro
Links: Archos homepage
 Titanium (Series)
 45 Titanium (Model)

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Archos 45 Titanium
Source: Android User - Heft 2/2014 German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Comment

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.

ARM Mali-400 MP4: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 4 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor.

ARM Mali-400 MP: OpenGL ES 2.0 graphics card for ARM SoCs that is scaleable from one to four fragment processors and has got one vertex processor. Mainly used in conjunction with ARM A9 cores in tablets and smartphones.

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


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RK3066: Cheap dual core SoC with two ARM Cortex A9 cores (including NEON extensions) and a ARM Mali 400MP4 GPU.

Mediatek:

MT6572:

Dual-Core Cortex-A7 SoC with an integrated ARM Mali-400 GPU.


8.0: This is a very small format, which is used for UMPC, Netbooks or Subotebooks. There hardly exist any models with this display format. Working for a long time is uncomfortable. This tiny display is intended for outdoor usage.
The advantage is, that the mini-notebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the tiny display has the advantage, that it needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is very exhausting for the eyes. High resolutions can hardly be used.

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


0.15 kg:

This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

0.7 kg:


74%: 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.

Devices with the same GPU

» Alcatel One Touch Idol Mini
Mediatek MT6572, 4.3", 0.96 kg
» Prestigio MultiPad Color 8.0 3G
unknown, 8.0", 0.348 kg
» Lenovo IdeaTab A7-40-A3500-FL
unknown, 7.0", 0.32 kg
» Prestigio MultiPhone 5500 Duo
Mediatek MT6572, 5.0", 0.183 kg
» Acer Liquid Z4
Mediatek MT6572, 4.0", 0.122 kg
» Acer Iconia B1-721
Mediatek MT8312, 7", 0.317 kg
» Archos 50 Titanium
Mediatek MT6572, 5.0", 0.16 kg
» Acer Liquid Z5
Mediatek MT6572, 5.0", 0.147 kg
» Asus Memo Pad 8 ME180A-1A016A
RK3188, 8.0", 0.368 kg
» Acer Liquid Z3 Duo
Mediatek MT6572, 3.5", 0.104 kg
» Archos 97b Titanium
unknown, 9.7", 0.7 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Exhibit SGH-T599
NovaThor U8420, 3.8", 0.2 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710
NovaThor U8500, 4", 0.15 kg
» Asus Memo Pad ME172V
WM8950, 7.0", 0.358 kg
» Blaupunkt Endeavour 800
AML8726-MX, 8.0", 0.44 kg
» Samsung S3 Mini GT-I8190
NovaThor U8500, 4", 0.113 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus
Exynos 4210 1.2 GHz, 7.0", 0.345 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

» Archos 50 Helium 4G
Adreno 305, Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.0", 0.16 kg
» Archos 79 Xenon
SGX544, unknown, 7.9", 0.32 kg
» Archos 101 Platinum
unknown, unknown, 10.1", 0.7 kg
» Archos 80 Xenon
Adreno 203, unknown, 8.0", 0.5 kg
» Archos 101 XS 2
Mali-400 MP4, RK3188, 10.1", 0.642 kg
» Archos 80b Platinum
Mali-400 MP4, RK3188, 10.1", 0.436 kg
» Archos Platinum 50
Adreno 203, Snapdragon S4 Play MSM8225, 5.0", 0.2 kg
» Archos 80 Titanium
Mali-400 MP4, RK3066, 8.0", 0.44 kg
» Archos 97 Titanium HD
Mali-400 MP4, RK3066, 9.7", 0.64 kg
» Archos 101 XS
SGX544, OMAP 4470, 10.1", 0.6 kg
» Archos 70b
unknown, Cortex A8, 7.0", 0.4 kg
» Archos 101 G9
GeForce ULP (Tegra 2), Tegra 2 (250), 10.1", 0.8 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-08-18 (Update: 2013-08-18)