Archos 605 WiFi 40GB MP3 Player Reviews

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+ This MP3/MP4 player scores high on display quality. - It scores poorly on battery life.

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8.6 out of 10 based on 60 reviews.
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Most helpful reviews

Confirmed purchaser

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Solid, great screen, good set of features
Bad points:
Battery life limited and wifi gives interference on headphones (effects webtv, web-radio and youtube browsing)
Overall rating 8.0
Sound quality 6.0
Battery life 3.0
Design/build quality 10.0
Range of features 10.0
Display Quality 10.0
Portability 6.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 25 Sep 2008

Confirmed purchaser

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
size, display, muti features
Bad points:
web, tv , plug ins extra cost
Overall rating 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Design/build quality 9.0
Range of features 9.0
Display Quality 10.0
Portability 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 24 Jun 2008

Confirmed purchaser

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
good screen.
Bad points:
battery life could be better. some codecs can't be played. have to pay to play some other codecs.
Overall rating 8.0
Sound quality 7.0
Battery life 6.0
Design/build quality 9.0
Range of features 9.0
Display Quality 9.0
Portability 7.0
Value for money 8.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 17 Sep 2008

Confirmed purchaser Teenager

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Excellent screen, well thought out menus and easily interfaced with a computer.
Bad points:
Music categorisation is strange; artists with 'The' at the beginning are stored under 'T'
Overall rating 8.0
Sound quality 9.0
Battery life 7.0
Design/build quality 6.0
Range of features 10.0
Display Quality 10.0
Portability 4.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 17 May 2008

John, Southall never without my archos

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
screen resolution excellent
Bad points:
battery life could be better on video play back also mains charger should be supplied as standard
Overall rating 10.0
Sound quality 9.0
Battery life 7.0
Design/build quality 10.0
Range of features 10.0
Display Quality 10.0
Portability 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 16 May 2008

Ian, Nottingham Nearly a pensioner.

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Excellent picture quality; also sound with headphones. Great storage capacity. Reasonably intuitive to use.
Bad points:
Tinny speaker sound and a bit slow to start at times.
Supplied carrying pouch is useless.
Overall rating 10.0
Sound quality 3.0
Battery life 5.0
Design/build quality 10.0
Range of features 7.0
Display Quality 10.0
Portability 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 08 May 2008

Confirmed purchaser

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
WiFi and touch screen.
Bad points:
I felt the quatity bulid of the 604 was better made.
Battery takes too long to charge and is not removeable unlike the 604. It means you cannot take a spare battery on long jorneys once charge is used up.
Overall rating 7.0
Sound quality 6.0
Battery life 6.0
Design/build quality 8.0
Range of features 6.0
Display Quality 6.0
Portability 6.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Aug 2008

Product Features

Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 40
Extra functions Video player
Playback formats MP3
Playback formats WMA
Playback formats WMV
Playback formats MPEG 4
Playback formats WAV
Touchscreen Yes
Media format Built-in
Recording format Direct from TV
Music playtime (Hours) 17
Video playtime (Hours) 5.5
Type of memory card SD
Display technology LCD
WiFi Yes
Bluetooth No
Height in cm 8.2
Depth in cm 1.5
Width in cm 12.2
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 480
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 80
Weight (g) 260

Also known as: Archos 605 40GB

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Manufacturer's Description

The ARCHOS 605 WiFi features the highest resolution screen (800 X 480) and highest quality screen in a Personal Media Player. Use the touch screen to easily operate the device with your finger or stylus. Download content wirelessly and directly to your ARCHOS 605 WiFi.


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