July 25, 2014

Archos intros 3G-ready 80 Xenon tablet

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Archos has announced its latest Android tablet, the 80 Xenon, will be available in June with a $199 price tag. The 8-inch tablet is 3G-ready (SIM unlocked HSPA), runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and features the gull Google Play Store experience.

“We designed the ARCHOS 80 xenon to meet the growing need and desire for large screen connectivity while on the go,” says Loïc Poirier, CEO of ARCHOS. “Taking advantage of the recent arrival of affordable 3G subscriptions, the ARCHOS 80 xenon provides a full connected tablet experience anywhere, anytime.”

Additional details include a quad-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm processor, 1GB RAM, 2-megapixel rear camera, and Wi-Fi connectivity. Display resolution is listed as 1024×768 pixels however the IPS technology should provide for a better than average image.

The Archos 80 Xenon will be available in June.