Archos releases in the UK its Archos 9 PCtablet, which is claimed to be “The Future of Netbooks”. Basically, the Archos 8 is netbook tablet with a 8.9-inch touchscreen display running Windows 7 Starter OS.
Archos 9 PCtablet is boosted by Intel Atom Z510 1.1GHz processor, 1GB of DDR2 RAM and an onboard Intel Poulsbo US15W graphics that is capable of 1080p video playback. It gets 60GB hard drive. The tablet supports WiFi 802.11b/g and Bluetooth 2.0 +EDR. It includes an optical finger navigation system with a trackpoint and mouse buttons. There is also a 1.3 Megapixel webcam and two built-in speakers.
The Archos 9 PCtablet measures 256 x 134 x 17 mm and weighs just 800 grams. It is available in the UK for GBP449.99 and will be released in the US soon for $499.99.