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ARCHOS 70b Internet Tablet Available Now
      #42275 - 02/28/12 09:28 PM

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.

Archos 70b IT tablet specs:

* 8 GB Flash Memory + Micro SD Slot (SDHC compatible)

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

* ARM cortex A8 1.2 GHz
* 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

With optional plug-in (downloadable on

* 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

Audio Playback
* AAC, AAC+ 5.13
* OGG Vorbis

With optional software plug-in:
* AC3 5.1
Photo viewer4

* srt, .ssa, .smi, .sub formats supported

Frontcam Yes

* 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

* Built-in speakers
* G-sensor
* Built-in leg stand
* Built-in Microphone

Power source
* Internal: Lithium Polymer battery
* External: Power adapter/charger

* Device automatically downloads latest firmware updates when the WiFi connection is activated
* Updates can also be downloaded at

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.

Available at:
Price: $199


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