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Archos 32 Internet Tablet review

6.2/10 AVG.

Informr score
The Archos 32 Internet Tablet currently has an Informr score of 6.2 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 10 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
800 MHz
Screen Size
VGA (640 x 480)

What the Critics Are Saying...


Archos 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 very nearly better than the iPod touch, save for its irksome resistive touchscreen. For this same reason alone, we can’t endorse...

- Ben Sillis, Electricpig
Computer Shopper

Ultimately, though, we don’t love the Archos 32. While it has a few high points, the low points are deal-breakers. For one: You can’t have a touch-screen device that doesn’t have a very good touch screen. It does not offer multi-finger gestures, which is a big strike against it in...

- Sarah E. Anderson , Computer Shopper

The Archos 32 is a pretty good portable media player — if you’re cool with a device that has a 3.2 inch, 400 x 240 pixel display, no speaker, and very few physical buttons.The internet tablet was able to handle most audio and video files I threw at it, and they looked pretty good on the...

- Liliputing Team, Liliputing

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 the best and more than justifies the price tag.Th...

- Rob Nichols, Zath
Tech Advisor

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 text material on its small screen, you will be disappoi...

- Robert S Anthony, Tech Advisor

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Screen Size

The Archos 32 Internet Tablet's screen size is 3.2 inches with x pixels resolution.

800 MHz

There is a MediaTek Cortex-A8 800 MHz processor (CPU).


The tablet runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

VGA (640 x 480)
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard VGA (640 x 480) camera. There's no secondary front camera.
8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol) battery. Archos's performance ratings are 8 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

32 Internet Tablet Specs

Release date December 30, 2010
Regions available USA, Canada
Mobile / Cellular Data
No (Option available)
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
Operating System No

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Processor MediaTek Cortex-A8 800 MHz
Internal Storage 8 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
SAR Unknown
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Data Cable, Headphones, Manual
Power & battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity No
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Up to: 6 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 8 hours
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Reading Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.4 x 5.3 x 0.8 cm (4.1 x 2.1 x 0.3 in)
Weight 72 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 3.2 inches
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Resistive Touchscreen
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech No
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols No
Additional Email Features -
Messaging No
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption -
Mobile Hotspot No
Memory Expansion Slot No
Expansion Slot Info No
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
Main Camera
VGA (640 x 480)
Dual lens
Additional Main Camera Info
Video Recording Formats
H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
VGA (640 x 480 pixels)
Front Camera
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, AAC+, AAC, WMA Pro, WMA, OGG
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert No
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar No
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator No
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types BMP, GIF, JPG
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Yes
Apps Downloadable, Pre-installed
Included Software / Apps -
Additional comments View the online manual at
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