Android 2.2 "Froyo" installed.
Support for lots of audio and video formats, Responsive resistive touchscreen.
Good overall performance, Excellent audio quality, Plays video and 3D games smoothly, Compatible with wide range of audio and video formats, Several useful apps included.
The Archos 32 delivers features such as Web browsing, Bluetooth, a camcorder, and plenty of Android 2.2 goodness, in a contract-free device that fits in your pocket.
Voices in music and video sound faint or missing, Fuzzy screen, Limited number of Archos-optimized Android apps, Slow processor, Poor VGA camera, No expandable memory.
Low quality display, No multitouch, No access to Google Marketplace.
Lacks access to Android Market, No speaker.
Resistive display has lots of glare, Frustrating touch keyboard.
The keyboard's small size makes it prone to error. The audio player choked on some podcasts and audiobooks. Storage is limited.
Finicky touch controls; no 3G option; freezes up after prolonged non-use; no maps or GPS functionality.
By theregister.co.uk on May 03, 2011
The 8GB 32 can easily be found for just under £100 which makes it significantly cheaper than Apple’s £130 iPod Nano or Samsung’s £150 Galaxy Player 50. If you can live without DRM support and storage expansion then the 32 has...80
By ElectricPig.co.uk on February 28, 2011
Archos is so nearly there, but once again fails with a frustrating screenArchos has released so many slight iterations of the same device now that the Archos 32 Android tablet really struggles to stand out.It’s older brother, the Archos 43, was...60
By Expert Reviews on February 14, 2011
Once we fixed its limitations we enjoyed using the Archos 32, but we're sure better Android media players will be out soon....60
By Zath UK on December 28, 2010
Now, as Android PMP’s go, this is not bad. I say that because there are those that are better than with news emerging of a Samsung Galaxy Player, the standard is only going to get higher. As a budget Android PMP, though, this is probably one of...-
By PC Advisor on December 17, 2010
As a media player, the Archos 32 Internet Tablet could be a good travelling companion on the cheap if you don't already own an iPod touch or a smartphone, but if you're looking for smartphone-quality web surfing and apps, or if you want to read...-
By itreviews.com on December 15, 2010
The Archos 32 certainly does the company's reputation justice, and though these sorts of features may not be restricted only to high-end mobiles for much longer, this sort of 'cut-down' approach didn't do Apple any harm with its iPod...-
By Pocket-lint on December 13, 2010
As an effective evolution of the MP3 player the Archos32 succeeds, but we’re not sure how much longer these sorts of devices will be able to hold off mobile phonesKey specsAndroid, Bluetooth, MP3 player, Touchscreen,...70
By Trusted Reviews on December 13, 2010
Archos has been making portable media players for a while and, as the likes of the showed, the company knows a thing or two about making a good one. Which is why despite being a touchscreen media player running a mobile OS initially designed...80
By T3 Magazine on December 02, 2010
The Archos 32 Internet Tablet attempts to stretch the definition of what a tablet really is. While the French PMP maker would like you to believe that it is indeed a full-on slate, in reality it’s personal media player. But that’s not to say...60
By Macworld on December 01, 2010
Don't let the name of the Archos 32 Internet Tablet fool you: It's palm-size, and it more closely resembles an Android smartphone than it does a Samsung Galaxy Tab. The Archos 32 Internet Tablet won't disappoint if you're expecting a...-