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Archos Platinum Tablets With RK3188 Chips Now Available

Archos has been showing off its latest Platinum line of tablets for quite some time now. In fact, last August just ahead of the IFA 2013 event the company announced the latest Platinum series that will be using Rockchip RK3188 quad core processors and run on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The three tablets under this series are now available in the market with prices starting at $200.

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Archos 97b Platinum HD

The Archos 97b Platinum HD tablet features a high resolution 9.7-inch display provides a very good viewing experience. This model has a 2048 x 1536 pixel IPS display, 1.6GHz quad core processor, 2GB of RAM, and 8GB of storage. Most online retailers are selling this device for $300 with free shipping across the United States.

Technical Specifications

  • Display:  9.7-inch. 2048 x 1536 pixels, IPS
  • OS: Android 4.2, “Jelly Bean”
  • Processor: Quad-core A9 @ 1.6GHz
  • GPU: Quad-core Mali 400 MP4
  • Capacity: 8 GB* + micro SD (compatible with cards up to 64GB)
  • RAM: 2GB RAM
  • Cameras:2MP Front camera, 2MP Back camera
  • Interfaces: MicroUSB 2.0: Mobile Transfer Protocol (MTP), USB host via OTG, microSD (compatible with 64 GB cards formatted to FAT32)
  • Wireless technologies: Dual band Wi-Fi (2.4GHz & 5GHz),Wi-Fi Direct, Wireless display, Bluetooth
  • Miscellaneous: Built-in speaker, G-sensor, Built-in Microphone, Audio Jack 3.5mm, HDMI output

Archos 101 Platinum

This model has a 10.1 inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It has basically the same hardware specs as the 97b Platinum HD but with the addition of GPS support. Its currently available at most online retailers for $270.

Technical Specifications

  • Display:  10.1-inch, 1280 x 800 pixels, IPS,
  • OS: Android 4.2, “Jelly Bean”
  • Processor: Quad-core A9 @ 1.6GHz
  • GPU: Quad-core Mali 400 MP4
  • Capacity: 8 GB* + micro SD (compatible with cards up to 64GB)
  • RAM: 2GB RAM
  • Cameras: Front webcam, 2MP Back camera
  • Interfaces: MicroUSB 2.0: Mobile Transfer Protocol (MTP), USB host via OTG, microSD (compatible with 64 GB cards formatted to FAT32)
  • Wireless technologies: Dual band Wi-Fi (2.4GHz & 5GHz),Wi-Fi Direct, Wireless display, Bluetooth, GPS
  • Miscellaneous: Built-in speaker, G-sensor, Built-in Microphone, Audio Jack 3.5mm, HDMI output

Archos 80b Platinum

Finally there’s the Archos 80b Platinum that is designed similarly to the iPad Mini. This device has an 8 inch display with a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. This device comes with just 1GB of RAM and costs $200 at most online retailers.

Technical Specifications

  • Display:   8-inch: 1024 x 768 pixels, IPS
  • OS: Android 4.2, “Jelly Bean”
  • Processor: Quad-core A9 @ 1.6GHz
  • GPU: Quad-core Mali 400 MP4
  • Capacity: 8 GB* + micro SD (compatible with cards up to 64GB)
  • RAM: 1GB RAM
  • Cameras: Front webcam, 2MP Back camera
  • Interfaces: MicroUSB 2.0: Mobile Transfer Protocol (MTP), USB host via OTG, microSD (compatible with 64 GB cards formatted to FAT32)
  • Wireless technologies: Dual band Wi-Fi (2.4GHz & 5GHz),Wi-Fi Direct, Wireless display, Bluetooth
  • Miscellaneous: Built-in speaker, G-sensor, Built-in Microphone, Audio Jack 3.5mm, HDMI output

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