Archos has made available its latest tablets in the US, which includes the GamePad, the Archos 80 Titanium, and the Archos 97 Titanium. The GamePad is the smallest of the lot with a 7 inch display and is designed for the niche segment of gaming. Towards that, the tablet has also been provided with the full gaming controls to allow for a rich gaming experience, while its behind the shell features comprise of a 1 GHz dual core chip along with a 1 GB RAM. The GamePad features a 1024 x 600 pixel display and runs Android Jelly Bean. The tablet commands a rather tempting $179 price tag.
Coming to the Titanium offerings, the 80 Titanium comes with a 8 inch 1024 x 768 pixel display, though the real attraction here is the 97 Titanium device that offers a 2048 x 1536 pixel Retina display. This apart, both the Titanium siblings are pretty much the same on the spec front. Both are powered by a 1.6 GHz dual core chip and 1 GB of RAM, as well as containing 8 GB of on-board storage and an option for a microSD card. The two Titanium tablets also run Android Jelly Bean. Price wise, the 80 Titanium is the cheapest at $169 while the 97 Titanium boasts of a modest price tag of $249.
The tablets can be picked up from retailers such as Amazon, B&H Photo, J&R, Brandsmart, Hastings, Beach Camera, and Adorama in the US.
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