Archos introduces wallet-friendly trio of ‘Platinum’ Android tablets

Archos introduces wallet-friendly trio of ‘Platinum’ Android tablets

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Archos today introduced a threesome of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet known as the Platinum series. Available in 8-inch, 9.7-inch and 11.6-inch options, each comes with high definition IPS displays, quad-core processors, and 2GB RAM. Additional details include front-HDMI, microSD ports, Google Play support, and dual-cameras.

  • The ARCHOS 80 Platinum, an 8” tablet, features a 1024×768 resolution IPS screen and when compared to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 it is almost twice as fast, has double the RAM and has a back camera for a fraction of the cost. The 80 Platinum will be available in February for $199.
  • The ARCHOS 97 Platinum HDa 9.7” tablet, features a stunning 2048×1536 resolution IPS screen, which is comparable to the Retina display found in the iPad, but is 40% less expensive. The 97 Platinum HD will be available in February for $299.
  • The ARCHOS 116 Platinum, an 11.6” tablet, features a 1920×1080 resolution IPS screen, unlike anything currently on the market. The 116 Platinum will be available in April for $349.

Press release

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8 Comments

  1. Alex Cervantes
    February 14, 17:43 Reply

    Those are pretty good specs, must be made of cheap plastic for such a low cost though.

  2. Zoide
    February 14, 18:51 Reply

    The ARCHOS 97 Platinum sounds very interesting!

  3. lance SUNDRICH
    February 15, 03:28 Reply

    Another new series of Quad Core Android tablets is coming from Ainol Electronics this month – including the Novo 9 Spark — featuring a Quad Core processor along with a 9.7 inch 2048×1536 (Retina) screen – and a powerful 10,000 mAh battery, 4K Digital HDMI, and a 5 Megapixel Rear Camera with AF and Flash — one of the first Resellers in the U.S. carrying this new product is TabletSprint — for about $270.

  4. Bad Andy
    February 15, 09:14 Reply

    11.6 inches, man some people carry a big wallet

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