Archos 55 Platinum
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The Archos 55 Platinum measures 15x7.5x.7cm the last figure at the edges but the rear camera does protrude slightly, it weighs 162grams. This is a large 5.5inch screen Android phone that comes with Dual SIM it has 8GB of memory and a Quad Core Processor so as it also has a 13MP camera with LED flash it may well tick all the boxes for a lot of people.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/27/2016
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 60%
Model: The Archos 55 Platinum is one of the lower-end Android smartphones. It is comfortable to hold and its weight is light enough to fit into the pocket. The Android 5.1 Lollipop system comes with its own ARCHOS Media apps that are tailor-made for music and videos and features a 1.2 GHz SC7731 quad-core processor, 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage. The storage capacity can be expanded with a MicroSD card. In addition, the Archos 55 Platinum supports dual SIM cards.
Its 5.5-inch IPS display with full black lamination features a resolution of 1280 x 720. The Archos 55 Platinum features a 13 MP AF + Flash LED rear camera and a 2 MP front camera. The cameras take decent shots with plenty of details and colors. The smartphone is only available in blue. The lightweight device only with 164 g and is only 0.86 cm high. It is powered up by a 2,400 mAh lithium-ion battery and comes with a 5V 1A microUSB charging adaptor. The battery life is up to 10 hours.
ARM Mali-400 MP2: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 2 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor.
These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.
SC7731: Entry level smartphone SoC with a ARM Mali-400 MP2 and wireless radios (up to HSPA+).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.
Archos: The French manufacturer Archos S.A. was founded in 1988. While they initially produced products such as MP3 players, they have started producing laptops, smartphones, and tablets in 2009.
The world market shares are small, but there are many reviews on Archos smartphones and tablets. While the ratings were below average in the early years, they have become better by 2016.
70%: 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.