Are you planning on getting a cheap tablet yet powerful but don’t want to get any of those unheard Chinese brands? Archos has got you covered with their upcoming Archos 80b Platinum tablet. This upcoming device from the French company comes with decent specs and comes at a pre-order price of only $200.
Archos 80b Platinum Technical Specifications
- Operating system: ANDROID 4.2 Jelly Bean
- CPU/GPU: Quad-Core ARM Cortex A9 @ 1.6GHz / Quad core GPU Mali 400
- RAM: 1GB DDR3
- Storage: 8GB Flash Memory, Expandable via micro SDXC Slot up to 64 GB
- Display: IPS 8.0-inch Capacitive MultiTouch Screen, 1024 x 768 pixels
- Communication protocols: Built-in Dual-Band WiFi (2.4GHz & 5GHz) and Bluetooth
- Miscellaneous: Built-in speaker, Microphone, G-sensor
- Camera: Front & Back Cameras (0.3MP / 2MP)
- Video playback: H.264 up to 1080p Resolution – 60 fps; MPEG-4 60 fps (With the above codecs, the device can play video files with the following extensions: .avi .mp4 ,mkv, .mov, and .flv)
- Audio Playback: MP3 , WAV APE, OGG, FLAC
- Photo viewer: JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG
- Interfaces: 1x Micro USB host 2.0 to connect external devices, Audio Jack 3.5mm, Micro SD slot, mini HDMI output
- Power source: Internal: Lithium Polymer Battery
- Dimensions (approx.): 7.9 x 6.0 x 0.38 in.
- Weight (approx.): 1.05 lbs.
This model is an upgrade to the Archos 80 Platinum which was released earlier this year. This latest model uses one of the fastest 1.6GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processors in the market today, the RK3188. Combine this with 1GB and consumers will be assured of a smooth user experience.
If you are looking for a tablet that is slightly larger than the latest Nexus 7 but coming at a cheaper price then this model is one of the perfect options available.