Archos G9 Android Tablets Announced



Archos just announced its new G9 Android tablets and the company says they keep "that great balance between power and affordability." These devices are set for pre-sale on September 20th across the world and many power users and tablet fas will be waiting eagerly in line. The G9s are Archos' most powerful tablets with Android Honeycomb 3.2 on board. Archos has expressed that the tablets have been designed to maximise both media and Android experiences in all locations- whether that be on-the-go or at home.

The specifications for the devices were released along with the presentation video which emphasise that Archos' devices are 'ahead of the rest'.

Ultra fast thanks to the Texas Instruments Inc. OMAP™ 4 dual-core processor available in versions from 1GHz up to 1.5GHz. Learn more

3G Ready with ARCHOS's 3G stick solution. Learn more

Flash and Hard drive models with up to 250GB of storage. Learn more

Android Honeycomb powered with Google's suite of Android Applications. Learn more

ARCHOS developed multimedia applications with greater format support and improved interface. Learn more

Here are some other specifications which were released:

  • 1.5 GHz dual-core nVidia™ Tegra 2™ OMAP™ 4 processor
  • H.264 codec for full HD 1080p videos
  • 720p Front-facing camera
  • 3G support via Archos 3G stick
  • 250GB Hard Drive
  • Honeycomb 3.2 (including Adobe Flash 10.3 support)
  • Google Apps
  • Streaming via UPnP and Samba protocols


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