Archos have just announced the release of a trio of new Platinum Series tablets. The Archos 80b Platinum, Archos 101 Platinum and Archos 97b Platinum HD have all been released.
First up is the 80b Platinum which is a more budget orientated tablet. This runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, has a quad core ARM Cortex A9 CPU @ 1.6GHz, 1GB of DDR3, 8GB of storage with expandable microSD, dual band WiFi, Bluetooth, a front 0.3MP camera and rear 2MP camera and an 8 inch 1024 x 768 IPS display.
Next is the Archos 101 Platinum which features Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the same quad core ARM Cortex A9 CPU @ 1.6GHz as the 80b, 2GB of DDR3, 8GB of storage expandable with microSD, dual band WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, a front 0.3 MP camera, rear 2MP camera and a 1280 x 800 10.1 inch IPS display.
Finally is the top of the range 97b platinum. This features a similar config to the others with regards to storage, the CPU and the OS. It also has 2GB of DDR3, dual band WiFi, Bluetooth, a front and rear 2MP camera and the star of the show is the display which is 9.7 inches with a 2048 x 1536 resolution.
Archos revealed no pricing just but these tablets will be released this month. Archos hopes to challenge big tablet brands Samsung and Apple with these new offerings:
“As a pioneer in the portable technology market, our company philosophy has always been to provide innovative solutions to consumers at the best price possible,” says Loic Poirier, CEO of ARCHOS. “It is our intention to strengthen this philosophy by directly challenging the current leading tablet brands with a high quality product that has the best specs and aesthetic design available at a lower price. The combination of features and design of the 97b Platinum HD and 101 Platinum tablets will put them in front of the iPad 4 and Galaxy tab3’s at a better price.”
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