Archos G9 tablets to run Android v3.1 on dual core CPUs

Archos G9 tablets to run Android v3.1 on dual core CPUs e-Reading Hardware Archos just unveiled their next 2 tablets, and I think they've outdone themselves.

The first 2 tablets in the G9 series are going to be 8" (1280 x 768) and 10" (1280 x 800). When they hit the market  in September they'll be running the latest version of Android on a dual core 1.5GHz OMAP4 1.5 GHz CPU from Texas Instruments. Now that is one hell of a CPU; I've seen the specs. Archos tout the CPU as 50% faster than NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 processors. There’s also HDMI output and support for 1080p playback.

The tablets will also have Wifi, microSD card slot, 16GB Flash or 250GB HD, Speakers, mike, GPS, g-sensor, compass , and a webcam that shoots 720p. Battery life is specced at 7 hours of video, and up to 36 hours of music.

Retail for the G9 80 will be $279, and the G9 101 will cost $349.



via Archos

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1 Comment on Archos G9 tablets to run Android v3.1 on dual core CPUs

  1. Before you get all hot over these, let’s first see them in person and confirm they don’t have crap screens like the 101 did.

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