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Archos 55 Platinum

Archos 55 Platinum
alaScore 82

11 reviews

Apr, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Archos 55 Platinum. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Archos 55 Platinum is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Sami Mughal (

Review: Archos 55 Platinum – How much smartphone can you get for £79?


One of the best parts about being a technology fan is the fact that as time goes on, technology tends to get cheaper and cheaper. You can buy today for[...]

At a price tag of under £80, I feel a bit bad being fussy. I think the Archos 55 Platinum is a great effort in giving you a 100% smartphone at a fraction of the price.

Mar, 2016

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
FM radio: Yes


Battery Capacity:2400
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Removable battery:Y

Call management

Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y / Yes


Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Front camera type:Single camera
Main camera resolution (numeric):13
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear camera: Yes
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:2
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p


Body SAR (EU):0.646
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
Head SAR (EU):0.31


Colour of product:Black / Black, Blue / Blue
Curved Design: No
Device Type:PHABLET
Form factor:Bar / Slate
Kids tablet: No


Display diagonal:14
Display Resolution:1280 x 720
Display Technology:IPS
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Pixel density:294
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Accelerometer: Yes


Graphics adapter:Mali 400


Internal Memory:1
Internal RAM:1


E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM):Y / Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, ADPCM, MP3, OGG, PCM, WAV / AAC, AAC+, MP3, OGG, WAV / AAC,AAC+,ADPCM,MP3,OGG,PCM,WAV
FM radio:Y / Yes
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG / BMP,GIF,JPG,PNG
Supported video modes:1080p
Video compression formats:H.264
Video formats supported:3GP, AVI, H.264, MP4 / 3GP, AVI, MP4 / 3GP,AVI,H.264,MP4


Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Position location:Y / Yes


2G: Yes
2G bands (primary SIM):850,1800 / 900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,1800
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:900,2100
3G standards:HSPA+ / HSPA+, WCDMA
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes
Dual SIM support: Yes
Security algorithms:APOP, SMTP-AUTH
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
SIM card type:MiniSIM + MicroSIM
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other features

SIM card type:MiniSIM + MicroSIM
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Battery pack:N / Yes
Cables included:USB
Headset included:Y
Keyboard supplied: No
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, ADPCM, MP3, OGG, PCM, WAV
GPS (satellite): Yes
Graphics adapter:Mali 400
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:5.1
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Personalization:Ringtones, Themes, Wallpaper
Position location:Y
Video call:Y
Video formats supported:3GP, AVI, H.264, MP4

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone Out: Yes
Micro-USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL): No
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port:Y / Yes
USB version:2.0


Processor Cores:4
Processor family:SPREADTRUM
Processor frequency:1.2 / 1.3
Processor Model:SC7731 / SC7731G


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:5.1 / 5.1 Lollipop


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:1 / 1024
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:32
RAM capacity:1


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Browser supported:Chrome
Colour :Y
Google applications:Gmail, Google Books, Google Chrome, Google Hangouts, Google Maps, Google Now / Gmail,Google Books,Google Calendar,Google Hangouts,Google Maps,Google Music,Google Play

Weight & Dimensions

Height :14.4 / 144 / 72.6
Width:144 / 7.26 / 72.6