Archos has officially launched the new Archos 5 Internet Tablet with Android OS. The Archos 5 features a 4.8-inch LCD touchscreen with 800×480 resolution, support for a range of audio, video and image files including H.264, MKV, MPEG-4 and a USB 2.0 HOST port for expansion.
As an internet tablet, the Archos 5 comes with built-in support for WiFi 802.11b/g/n support. It includes also Bluetooth 2.0, FM transmitter, FM radio tuner, built-in speaker and built-in microphone for voice recording. Hard Drive version has up to 500GB capacity while the flash memory version gets up to 32GB internal memory and a microSD/SDHC card slot.
Archos 5 Internet Tablet has internal Lithium Polymer battery for up to 7 hours of video playback. It has a built-in leg stand. The 32GB version and 500GB version of the Archos 5 internet tablet are available for $369.99 and $499.99 respectively.
Supported file formats include:
- MPEG-4 HD (up to 720p)
- MPEG-48 (ASP@L5 AVI, up to DVD resolution)
- H.264 HD (up to 720p)
- WMV (MP@ML, up to DVD resolution) including WMV protected files
- MKV (up to 720p, 2500kbs, 23fps0
- M-JPEG (Motion JPEG Video) in QVGA resolution
- With optional plug-in (downloadable from your tablet or on www.archos.com):
- Cinema: MPEG-2, WMV HD (720p), VOB
- Stereo MP3 decoding 30-320 Kbits/s CBR & VBR,
- WMA, Protected WMA, WAV (PCM/ADPCM), AAC9(except protected content),
- AAC+ stereo audio files
- Ogg Vorbis up to 320kbs @44hz
- Flac up to 1000kbs @44hz.
- With optional software plug-ins (downloadable from your tablet or on www.archos.com):
- AC3 stereo audio and 5.1 sound files (via SPDIF output of DVR Station )
- JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF
- subtitles files with .srt, .ssa, .smi, .sub extensions