In a few words
Among all the possible choices, it becomes difficult to choose the smartphone that best suits your needs.Depending on the use that will be made of them, it is mandatory to compare several models with each other.Already at the level of the operating system of this 55S 32 Go: here, it is an Android with all the Archos ecosystem that goes with it.
And now that you know, our tests will let you know if, in terms of features and functionality, this smartphone is right for you.
The design of this 55S 32 Go is well done and corresponds to consumer expectations.Performing well, it almost reaches the level of the best.All in all, a good price/quality ratio.
Is the 55S 32 Go compatible for nomadic use?
The intended use of your future phone is of utmost importance.You will use it to make phone calls, but also to surf and search for information on the internet.
The 55S 32 Go is almost a model.Indeed, with its 5.2 inches, it is one of the smallest models currently available on the market.
That means it’s not practical for internet browsing.Watching movies will be less enjoyable.The primary use of this phone would be to make calls…
Also note that wifi will be available to accompany you.Convenient if you have cut off portability (abroad) and want to stay in touch with your loved ones.There’s GPS on this phone.No more need for a map to get around a city or a country.Unless you’re at the bottom of a cave, you’ll be able to know where you are at any given moment.
It is sometimes convenient to have several phones in one. And this model can handle multiple Sims.In other words, having several subscriptions with the same device.And therefore several operators on this model.This feature will be useful for travellers among you, who will be able to integrate a prepaid SIM card of the country they are in, without having to remove the main card.
We found out that this 55S 32 Go doesn’t have reinforced glass.No protection against scratches or the shocks of everyday life.A possible solution at a lower cost is the addition of a transparent tempered glass film, without altering the screen’s tactile reactivity.
Unfortunately, on the battery side it’s not so good.There is only 3000 mAh, which is low for normal use.You’ll think about having an external battery backup nearby.
And since Archos did not consider it useful to put a fast charge on this model, we will have to wait.Too bad, it’s a very interesting feature today.
The right choice for watching movies?
Smartphones have become the new televisions.It’s become a handy tool.You can also listen to continuous music anywhere.They are quite powerful and quite connected by streaming video.However, the first smartphone that comes along is not necessarily going to fit.
This 55S 32 Go offers a good rendering of the multimedia part.He’s doing as well as his competitors.A screen that allows you to view videos without too much difficulty.A good quality device for watching videos.With a good screen resolution of 1080 x 1920.
This model has an IPS LCD screen.The visual result is very good no matter from what angle you look at the screen.
Archos sought to improve the audio experience.You have an input for the 3.5mm plug of your headphones.
Using its Bluetooth functionality, you can pair your phone with all the devices in your home (speakers, TV…).A technology that ensures quality sound.
On the sound side, we find that there are no stereo speakers.
The Archos smartphone for online or local games
Smartphone games now require power.Batteries are put to the test every day due to the use of mobile internet and applications.On 3D games, the right processor and quality graphics chip ensure smooth rendering.In short, the more advanced the components are, the better the gameplay will be.
A smartphone is in the average regarding the installed RAM .That’s 32 GB available.In fact, for some passionate users, Archos has provided an extra space to add more.
Forget the long video game sessions on this model.The result is at the bottom of our ranking.Its power of 3000 mAH will not allow you to enjoy it all day long.
For the latest generation of applications, this also requires performance.It is pleasant in terms of reading comfort.It is a model in the standard of the moment: 424* pixels per inch, and a screen of 5.2 inches.A level of precision that allows you to read the news on the internet and have fluid images.
Finally, and regrettably, this model does not allow for contactless payments.
For audio or video use?
People have been using smartphones for some time now… to take pictures.The reason being related to the millions of pixels they are equipped with.However, this is not the only criterion to be taken into account.Being able to share photos taken with one click is also important.Archos has long been designing smartphones with top quality photo sensors.
On the other hand it’s a little light for the camera part.In fact, there is only one camera on this phone.
The screen resolution of this 55S 32 Go is among the lowest on the market.A photo resolution of 8 Mp which gives a low quality result.However, it does not have HDR technology.
This phone provides 32 GB of usable space.Enough room to save your videos and photos.The amount of storage will be sufficient to meet your classic needs.
Finally, the 55S 32 Go…
Our tests have shown that this 55S 32 Go is sufficient for the majority of cases.Performing well, it almost reaches the level of the best.And with a contained price tag, it’s finally good.