Archos Arnova 9 G2 tablet arrives in US for buyers on a budget

Archos Arnova 9 G2 tablet arrives in US for buyers on a budget

In 2011 we saw tablet sales figures rise, particularly in the 4th quarter around the holidays. Motorola moved over a million units last year. Hoping to capture the hearts and minds of the budget-conscience techies, Archos has engineered a new device known as the Arnova 9 G2. With a $250 price tag, it looks to be a viable option for those not wanting to spend a ton of money. Specs listed below.

  • 9.7 inch (1024 x 768) IPS display
  • 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 processor
  • 4GB of internal storage
  • microSD card slot
  • USB port (nice!)
  • Front-facing camera

Now for the bad news. Out of the gate, the Arnova 9 G2 will be running Android 2.3 Gingerbread with no mention of a software upgrade at a later date. Beyond that, the tablet will have Archos’ own AppsLib app store instead of the usual tried and true Android Market.

Still for those looking for a basic tablet for internet browsing and media, this would be a pretty sweet option, particularly for the price. If you’re interested, you can pick up the Archos Arnova 9 G2 at B&H or at PC Richard & Son, who currently has the tablet on sale for $229.99.

Think it’s a good buy? Be sure to let us know in the comments below!

Source: nexus404

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  • Frans-Peter van der Leur

    Archos is extremely bad with updates. The original tablets that start selling end 2010 (!) are still runing on 2.2: garbage! Don’t buy Archos, it might look nice now, but in a few months you will already be hopelessly behind and Archos will not come with descend updates.

  • http://www.techiecop.com/tablets/archos-tablet/archos-arnova-9-g2-review.html Arnova 9 G2 Review

    Archos Arnova 9 G2 is a budget friendly tablet and also Android-based
    tablet. Its 9.7 inches IPS give beautiful look to this tablet.

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    Its 9.7 inches IPS give beautiful look to this tablet and also i guess this is one of the cheapest Android Tablets.