Archos Updates Gmini portable media player

Archos Updates Gmini portable media player


Archos, a well known name in miniature photo, music, video and data storage products, has upgraded its Gmini 400 portable media player with the Gmini 402. The ultra light updated weighs just 160g and has dimensions of 4.1 x 2.3 x 0.7 inches.

The Gmini 402 has lost the CF card slot which its predecessor had, it has been replaced by a USB 2.0 interface with direct transfer capabilities. This facilitates users to download files directly from other storage devices like digital cameras, card readers, USB keys, and powered portable hard drives.

The Gmini 402 also supports auto-synchronization of its content with Windows Media Player 10. Your Windows Media Player 10 library content can also be converted into desirable file formats that can be stored on your computer. Mophun games can also be played, these can be easily downloaded from the internet.

Technical Specifications

• 20 GB Hard Drive
• MPEG-4, AVI and WMV9 (including protected files) Video Playback
• MP3, WMA (including protected WMA files), and WAV Audio Playback
• Sound recording into WAV format.
• Viewing capability of JPEG (non-progressive) and BMP images
• Mophun™ game engine
• 2.2″ TFT LCD 220×176 pixels, 262 000 colors
• Firmware Updates
• Lithium-Ion Battery – up to 10 hours for music and up to 4 hours for video on built-in LCD
• Built-in microphone, camcorder and still camera
• AV connections: Stereo analog Line In (via adapter included). Earphones. Audio and Video line Out (TV output)