ARCHOS announced today that its new ARCHOS 605 WiFi has received the coveted CNET Editors' Choice award in the Portable Media Player category.
Latest ARCHOS Portable Media Player is Recognized for Superior Quality, Exceptional Product Design and Remarkable Ease -of -Use by Top Technology Review Site
DENVER, Colo. -October 9, 2007 -ARCHOS announced today that its new ARCHOS 605 WiFi has received the coveted CNET Editors' Choice award in the Portable Media Player category. The CNET Editors' Choice award recognizes outstanding consumer electronics that represent the best available choice for quality, performance, design, service, and value. The Award is a mark of excellence denoting the best possible investment for consumers.
CNET Editors' Choice winners are recognized as top products in their respective technology categories, and contribute to the standard by which all future products are judged. A key selection requirement is that the product must also change the competitive landscape of its market, whether through innovative features, exceptional value for the price, remarkable ease of use, or a demonstrable boost to the lives of its users.
ARCHOS 605 WiFi Sets a New Standard in the PMP Category
CNET Editor Donald Bell recognizes the ARCHOS 605 WiFi as "setting a new standard," "unrivaled" in the PMP category and "best of breed." CNET's detailed evaluation of the product highlights where ARCHOS stands apart from the competition: as a video player, with a high quality screen, design and price.
Bell states, "first and foremost, the Archos 605 WiFi is a video player, and an unrivaled one at that." The ARCHOS 605 WiFi is "setting a new standard for affordable, exceptionally designed portable video players." CNET also summarizes the importance of offering the highest quality screen combined with easy access to entertainment content. The review states, "with top -notch video resolution, incredible viewing angles, and integrated support for wireless movie downloads, the Archos 605 WiFi is the best of its breed."
ARCHOS CEO Henri Crohas comments, "We're very excited about this honor from CNET as their Editors' Choice award has become the hallmark of technology quality and innovation, and its logo is a symbol consumers know and trust. This is an exceptional achievement and the features that put the 605 WiFi at the top of its class are carried through our entire Generation 5 line of portable media players."
For information on the ARCHOS 605 WiFi and the CNET Editors' Choice award, please visit http://reviews.cnet.com/portable -video -players -pvps/archos -605 -wifi -30gb/4505 -6499_7 -32477556.html?tag=pdtl -img.
ARCHOS introduced the hard -drive -based MP3 player with the Jukebox 6000 in 2000, and since that time has revolutionized consumer electronics devices. The company introduced the portable video player in 2003 and was the first to bring TV recording, wireless and touch screens to the portable media player. ARCHOS' award -winning products let consumers enjoy movies, photos, video, music and television anytime, anywhere. Established in 1988, ARCHOS has offices in the United States, Europe and Asia, and is quoted on Compartment C of Euronext Paris, ISIN Code FR0000182479. More information is available online at www.archos.com.