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Archos 5 multimedia player

Archos have announced the flagship to their new media player range, the Archos 5. Billed as an Internet Media Tablet, the Archos 5 lets you enjoy the internet, TV and your media file in one device.

The Archos 5 features a huge 4.8 inch touch sensitive display with a screen resolution of 800×480 and will come with either 60GB, 120GB or 250GB hard drive; enough to fit all your media needs. As with previous versions, the Archos 5 will play all your favourite music and video files and will display various picture formats.

Wi-Fi is also included so you can browse the net on the move and is connected to your computer via USB 2.0 for transferring your data fast and efficiently. The battery has also been upgraded and will give an average of 12 hours playback for music and up to 5 hours of video playback.

With the optional DVR stand, you can record Television programs with the tap of a button with the electronic program guide, or use the functions of the Archos 5 through your home TV.

Prices and release date for the Archos 5 is to be announced, but expect it out sometime in the coming months.