Archos Officially Launches Gmini XS 100 3GB MP3 Player

Posted: May 9 2005, 1:26am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 3:49pm CDT, in News | Portable Devices


Archos officially launches Gmini XS 100 3GB MP3 Player
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Archos sent us their official press-release of their new small 3GB music player Gmini XS 100.

First rumors of the Archos Gmini XS 100 appeared a couple of weeks ago. The XS 100 is the smallest player in the Archos line-up of portable audio and video products, measuring 3.6” x 1.7” x 0.5”, and weighing only 2.8 ounces. The Gmini XS 100 features a 1.5” gray-scale LCD screen, USB 2.0, 14 hour batter life and is certified under the Microsoft PlaysForSure program. The Gmini XS 100 comes in Black, Pink, Blue or Silver casing.
The Archos Gmini XS 100 will be available at retail and online beginning in June, 2005, and is priced at $179.95. The new Archos player is positioned as entry-level music player for young consumers.

With the introduction of the Gmini XS 100, ARCHOS and will launch and extensive promotion featuring an ARCHOS store on the Web site, online and email advertising, and a free car charger/adapter ($29.95 MSRP) with the purchase of a Gmini XS 100 from The Archos Gmini XS 100 is available for pre-order already at

Archos Gmini XS 100 Features:
Portable Jukebox and Music Library
Record, download, and listen to up to 1,500 SONGS
Supports MP3, WMA, WAV and protected WMA (PlaysForSure downloaded) music files/formats
Support for Microsoft PlaysforSure
Purchase, download, subscribe or rent protected music content from Playsforsure compatible online stores
Organize your Music with the ARCHOS ARCLibrary
Easily manage your songs and view by artist, album, genre, title and year (ID3 compatible)
Rename, move, copy, delete files or make playlists on the go
Bright 1.5 LCD screen with intuitive menus
Four Colors to Choose From
Black, Pink, Blue and Silver
Portable Hard Drive
Large 3GB hard-drive capacity
Transfer and store MEDIA and DATA files via high-speed USB2.0 interface
PC and Macintosh compatible
Long-life Battery
14 hours of audio playback
Play Music Remotely
Connect to your stereo to play music with optional audio cable

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