Archos today announced that the ARCHOS 70b IT tablets are available on company's web site and they are currently offering free shipping. Here is more info on the new Archos 70b IT tablets:
The first Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablet under $200, the Archos 70b IT features an ultra-portable 7" design that runs on a 1.2GHz ARM CPU and Android 3.2 Honeycomb. The tablet comes in 8GB capacity with a MicroSD card slot.
Display characteristics * High resolution screen,(WSVGA) 1024 x 600 pixel, TFT LCD, 16 million colors * 7" Capacitive multitouch screen
Application Framework * Android 3.2 Honeycomb
Processor * ARM cortex A8 1.2 GHz * DSP * 3D Open GL (ES 2.0)
Video Playback * MPEG-42 HD (up to 720p, 30 [Email]fps@6Mbps)[/Email] * MPEG-42 (ASP@L5 AVI, up to DVD resolution, 30 [Email]fps@8Mbps)[/Email] * H.264 HD (HP@L3.1 up to 720p, 30 [Email]fps@5Mbps)[/Email] * M-JPEG (Motion JPEG Video) in VGA resolution
* Cinema: MPEG-2 (up to DVD resolution MP/D1, 30 [Email]fps@10[/Email] Mbps)/ AC3 for videos using AC3 audio codec With the above codecs, the device can play video files with the following extensions: AVI, MP4, MOV, 3GP, MPG, PS, TS, VOB, MKV, FLV, RM, RMVB, ASF
Interfaces * USB slave 2.0: Mobile Transfer Protocol (MTP) * Micro SD (SDHC compatible) * USB Host: Mass Storage Class (MSC) (adapter micro B/A sold separately) * HDMI output5 (Mini HDMI / HDMI cable sold separately)
Communication protocols * WiFi (802.11 b/g/n) * Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR
Miscellaneous * Built-in speakers * G-sensor * Built-in leg stand * Built-in Microphone
Power source * Internal: Lithium Polymer battery * External: Power adapter/charger
Scalability * Device automatically downloads latest firmware updates when the WiFi connection is activated * Updates can also be downloaded at www.archos.com
Dimensions & weight * 201 mm x 115 mm x 11.5 mm - (7.91" x 4.52" x 0.46") * 330 g (11.2 oz)
Minimum system requirements * Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, XP, or higher and Windows Media Player 11 * Mac OS. X with Transfer Files application (not included) * Linux with android MTP tool (not included) * USB 2.0 interface
Package includes * ARCHOS 70b internet tablet, USB cable, USB Power adapter, Quick Start Guide (QSG), legal and safety notice.