The next gen tablets from Archos have a faster processor with the 1.5 GHz TI OMAP 4 dual core CPU. This will be applicable for the Archos 80 G9 and the Archos 101 G9 models.
The same tablet models had a 1 GHz OMAP 4 processor during the launch, while the OS was Google Android 3.2 Honeycomb. An Android 4.0 update has been released by Archos, while the CPU is being replaced with 1.2 GHz chip.
The Archos 80 has an 8 inch screen with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. It will have 8 GB of storage. There is also information that a 250 GB hard drive will be available, that can be connected to the tablet as an option.
The Archos 101 G9 model comes with a 10 inch screen that boasts of a screen resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. The tablet also has a 8 GB storage, while there is also an the option of an 250 GB HD. In fact, the option to attach an external hard drive makes the Archos tablets unique as the hard disk storage system has the advantage of being cheaper than the flash memory devices.
Price of the latest tablets will start from $269, which is the price of the Archos 8 model and the Archos 101 model will be priced at $330.
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