Archos floods Android tablet market with 5 new models starting at £99
We've already told you Archos were readying the launch of five new tablets for IFA 2010, and now they are official with the company confirming five, yes five, new Android powered tablets including one that is under £100.
The tablets, which all run Android 2.2 (Froyo), range from £99 to £299 and will be the Archos 28, 32, 43, 70 and 101 Internet tablets.
The ARCHOS 28 Internet tablet will start the ball rolling and come in at £99. For your money you will get a 4.3-inch screen powered by Android and offering a more music focus. It will come in 4GB (£99) and 8GB (£109) sizes and be available from September.
Spend a little more and the features start to get added. The A32 (£129), an 8GB model, and the A43 (£199), a 16GB model, both add a camcorder for video and photos.
The ARCHOS 70 internet tablet adds a bigger screen and will come with a 7-incher in both 8GB (£229) and 250GB (£269) sizes. It will be available in October.
At the top end of the scale will sit the ARCHOS 101 Internet tablet which will come in two sizes 8GB (£269) and 16GB (£299) and will also be available in October. The new tablet is, says Archos, just 12mm thick and weighs only 480 grams, coming with a 10.1-inch screen.
Featuring an adjustable leg stand, on the inside it packs a 1GHz processor, high-speed wireless-n connectivity, Bluetooth, a USB socket and a built-in webcam for video calling as well. HDMI TV output and 720p HD video playback are also present.
The tablet can be used as a game pad for your TV thanks to the built-in accelerometer and 3D open GL technology, so users can enjoy a unique gaming experience.
There is also Adobe Flash 10.1 player support.