At the CeBit 2010, French firm Archos launches the Archos 7 and Archos 8 Home Tablets designed to enhance the digital lifestyle in the home. Both tablets are based on a 600MHz ARM9 processor and run Android OS.
The previously leaked Archos 7 Home Tablet just looks an enlarged version of the company’s Archos 5 Internet Tablet. It has a 7-inch touchscreen and supports WIFi connectivity and USB connection. It’s just 12mm thick and weighs only 350g. The portable device has 2GB or 8GB internal memory and its battery offers up to 7 hours of video playback. To be released in April, the price is GBP129.99 for 2GB and GBP149.99 for 8GB.
The larger Archos 8 is more like a digital photo frame that sits on our desk. It is ideal for showing family pictures while it also does web browsing, access to web service and video playback. The Archos 8 is 12mm thick and 400g in weight. It has 4GB internal memory and will be released in May for GBP129.99.
Accroding to Archos, “a complete new range of ARCHOS Internet Tablets, based on an ARM Cortex up to 1 GHz, will also be launched in the summer 2010 offering a richer set of features with screen sizes from 3-inch to 10-inch.”