The device was ID3 Tag compatible, and organized users music collection by reading this meta-data. Home Entertainment by Ty Pendlebury Oct 28, Competitively priced the Gmini XS is also the smallest and the lightest of the Archos range. Wed Sep 14, But as I had to see there are no mp3-players that would match the criteria I want and was used to from my Gmini or they are simply way too expensive. No problem If you’re among the admittedly select few mourning the passing of Apple’s little MP3 players, fear not: If you’re among the admittedly select few mourning the passing of Apple’s little MP3 players, fear not:

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The Gmini XS S is presented with a very compact design and stylish new black colour. You can keep looking and you might find wrchos, but it will probably take a while.

The device does not support image viewing, however. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Its extremely small size allows you to slip it into your pocket or hold it in the palm of your hand and take with you all you CD collection.

There is a firmware update available and I suspect that would cure the lock-up problem 2 reviewers have had. They, along with other homebrew applications including Doomhave now been embedded into the fan made operating system named “MediOS” for the Gmini’s and other Archos players. Sony’s Android-powered high-res audio player sounds great, but it’ll cost ya Sony’s Android-powered high-res audio player sounds great, but it’ll cost ya by Ty Pendlebury.


Browser provides access to the hard drive’s folders handy for perusing its nonmusic contentswhile Resume returns you to a bookmarked spot. Xz202s Gmini is the next model up from the Gmini Highly recommended,buy before they sell out!!

The Gmini XS is a fairly popular model supplied from Archos. The model also supports gapless playback. However, sound quality with the supplied headphones is poor.

Archos Gmini series

Its capacity is 20 GB. See all 79 reviews. There is also an optional FM Radio attachment available for this player so users can play and record directly from FM radio.

I have had my Archos for over a year and it works superbly well. Battery life is a marathonlike We list the reasons they’re on thin ice — and suggest how they can be saved. I’ve never liked any of the in ear things – they always fall out of my srchos for some reason!

I’d sampled their 4GB XS? In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Archos Gmini XS review: Archos Gmini XS – CNET

Take that into account when looking at the price. Sat Sep 10, Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Although the XS’s average transfer speed of 5. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


Archoss world moved on, but we still remember our first MP3 players From iPods to SanDisk Sansas, we reminisce about our first MP3 xs20s2 — and all the music we packed in our pockets.

Archos Gmini XS S 20GB MP3 Player | Product overview | What Hi-Fi?

The XS features the same easy-to-follow menu structure as the XS The birthday present we had bought was left alone and she has used the Archos XS s every day since it arrived. Finally note that in addition to different headphones you will need to shell out for the separate – overpriced – cover.

We have just ordered another Archos gmini XS s from Amazon for our second daughter. The Gmini is a series of portable audio and video players released by Archos in and