Archos has just unveiled its latest tablets featuring an OMAP 4 processor with an ARM Cortex dual-core A9 running at 1.5 GHz and Seagate’s 250GB Hard Disk Drive (HDD) capacity. The 8” Archos 80 G9 and 10” Archos 101 G9 are powered by Android 3.1 “Honeycomb’’. Additionally, the G9 tablets feature a unique 3G ready solution where customers no longer need to choose between WiFi and 3G models at purchase. Archos 3G Stick is a standard 3G stick for laptops which has been designed to be compatible with all Archos G9 tablets. All G9 tablets come with a concealed USB port on the back of the device that when paired with the Archos 3G USB Stick will enable 3G connectivity.
Archos have decided to push their G9 tablets even further by loading them out with a 1.5 GHz dual-core OMAP 4 processor from Texas Instruments. Archos G9 tablets are the only tablets able to decode 1080p H264 High Profile videos most other tablets are not even able to play 720p H264 High Profile smoothly. Archos G9 tablets also feature an HDMI output, giving users full access to their Android experience on TV including movies in 1080p resolution. Archos are the first in the industry to offer a tablet with a hard drive, bringing 8 times more storage at the same cost of a standard 32GB tablet.
For just a $49 upgrade, the users can purchase the Archos G9 3G Stick and start enjoying 3G connectivity on their Archos . Offered as a Pay-As-You-Go Plan, there is no subscription required and the consumer need only pay for what they need when they need it. Archos is offering an 8’’ tablet starting at $279 and 10.1’’ tablet starting $349. The Archos 80 G9 and Archos 101 G9 will be available at the end of September and will be shown beginning of September at IFA.