Archos Offers New Archos 7 And Archos 8 Android Tablets

Posted: Mar 2 2010, 9:00am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 7:48pm CDT, in News | Portable Devices

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Archos has unveiled a pair of new tablets that both run the Android OS. With Android as the OS for the devices, the user can access the wide range of Android applications. Archos is trying to bridge a gap between a smartphone and the desktop PC with the devices that are designed to provide web access and multimedia access.

Both tablets use ARM 9 processors running at 600MHz. A new line of tablets with faster ARM Cortex processors up to 1GHz will launch this summer with screens form 3-inches to 10-inches. Both the tablets unveiled today allow the user to surf the web, email, visit social networks, and read news along with lots more.

The Archos 7 Home Tablet has a 7-inch screen, is 12mm thick, and weighs 350g. It has WiFi, a USB connection, and more. The battery is good for seven hours of video and 44 hours of music. Storage will be 2GB or 8GB priced at £129.99 and £149.99 respectively starting in April. The Archos 8 Home Tablet has an 8-inch screen, is 12mm thick, and weighs 400g. It will be offered in 4GB capacity for £129.99 starting in May.

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