A date for the unveiling of Archos' "ultra-thin Internet Media Tablet combined with a mobile phone" based on both its own and Google's Android operating system, has been revealed.

Those who fancy such a device should mark 15 September in their diaries, as that's when all will be revealed an Archos exec has announced at a media event in London.

Archos has previously revealed that the new device will get all the "functionalities of a premium smartphone" plus its applications whilst Archos' multimedia framework will offer entertainment and web-browsing.

As well as the Android functionality, the gadget will offer "PC-like" internet on a high-resolution 5-inch screen and full-width page viewing, full screen Adobe Flash and Flash Video support, and on demand access to Archos' multimedia library as well as TV recording.

Archos is claiming hundreds of hours of video storage with up to 500GB capacities in a compact 10mm "ultra-thin" tablet, plus 7 hours video playback from one battery charge and 3.5G/7.2Mbps HSUPA connectivity.

We will keep you posted and bring you more on 15 September.