ARCHOS Announces New Android 4.0 Tablets – the XS range
Pure Android experience
Certified by Google, ARCHOS Gen10 tablets include full access to Google Play™, including DRM support for downloading books, music and movies.
- Play Apps and Games: Over 600,000 apps and games
- Play Music: Access millions of tracks and artists
- Play Books: Over 4 million books to choose from
- Play Movies & TV: Thousands of movies including HD titles, new releases, award-winning films or your favorite classics.
- Powered by an unskinned version of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, ARCHOS Gen10 tablets deliver a pure Android™ experience and will be upgradable to Android’s next OS, Android 4.1 or Jelly Bean.
Additional features include:
- 1.5 GHz smart multi-core processor and 1GB of RAM
- Google’s suite of mobile applications including Gmail™, Google Talk™, YouTube™ and Google+™.
- Google Maps™ with Street View and Navigation
- Google Drive™ with 5GB of free cloud storage
The first tablet in the Gen10 series to be released will be the ARCHOS 101 XS. The 101 XS tablet, which is 15 percent thinner than the new iPad3, weighs only 21 ounces and measures 0.31 of an inch thin and will be in stores and online in North America starting in November with a suggested retail price of $399.99.
Additional specs for the ARCHOS 101 XS include:
• OMAP 4470 CPU with PowerVR SGX544 GPU
• 10.1-inch screen with 1280 x 800 resolution
• 16GB Flash Memory
• Micro USB, MicroSD (SDXC up to 64 GB), Mini HDMI
• WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0
For more information about the ARCHOS Gen10 XS tablet series and accessories, visit www.ARCHOS.com.
So for $399.99, you get a dual-core TI processor, 1GB of RAM and an integrated keyboard, and a Jelly Bean upgrade in Q4 2012. Not a bad deal! We’ll keep an eye on this one for you.