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First Archos G9 series tablet coming this month at just $299

With the rest of the lineup becoming available next month.

| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Sep 17, 2011 9:18 am

Archos, maker of well priced Android tablets is set to launch the first of its G9 tablet series before the end of this month in the U.S. - the Archos 80 G9 8GB. Costing $299 USD, the tablet uses Android 3.2 (Honeycomb) and runs off a 1GHz OMAP 4 dual-core processor. It sports an 8-inch (1024 x 768) touchscreen and packs an 8GB SSD. Archos has said it will be available for preorder from the 20th of this month, and online availability is planned for the 30th.

 

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Come October, another four models will enter the G9 series, all using 1.5GHz dual-core OMAP 4 processors. They include the :-

 

- Archos 80 G9 with a 16GB SSD - $329

 

- Archos 80 GB with a 250GB hard drive and a 4GB flash caching system - $369

 

- Archos 101 G9 with a 16GB SSD - $399

 

- Archos 101 G9 with a 250GB hard drive and a 4GB flash caching system - $469

 

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Where the 101 models primarily differ to the 80 is in their larger 10.1-inch (1280 x 800) touchscreen. Otherwise, the entire G9 line-up remains consistent with microSD card slot, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, front facing camera capable of recording in 720p, GPS, G-sensor, built-in kick-stand and both USB and mini-HDMI ports.

NEWS SOURCES:Slashgear.com

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