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Archos unveiled their first sub-$100 Android tablet

There are new product pages up for the Arnova 7 and Arnova 84 that I showed you last week, and the Arnova 7 has a price listed. Archos will be selling it for $99, which isn’t quite the first you might think. The Arnova 7 had been first announced with a retail of 99 euros, so having the US retail at $99 is actually the norm.

The Arnova 84 doesn’t have a US price listed, but it does have a set of specs. The specs are largely the same as the Next3, but the Arnova 84 has 4GB Flash, not 2GB. It has an 8.4″ resistive touchscreen, a microSD card slot, Wifi, accelerometer, microphone, and speakers. It’s running Android v2.1, and the video and audio abilities are about what I expected.

The Arnova 7 has the 7″ resistive touchscreen you’d expect, along with 4GB Flash, a microSD card slot, and Wifi as well as a speaker and microphone. It’s running Android v2.2 and it has video and the video and audio abilities are about what I expected. Surprisingly, it also has USB Host. It’s going to be interesting to see what works.

via ArcTablet

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Paul Kater 5 June, 2011 um 11:38 am

>video and audio abilities are about what I expected.

For that money I doubt it will add up to something impressive…

Nate Hoffelder 5 June, 2011 um 12:02 pm

When a tablet gets this cheap, it’s rather hit or miss. We don’t know what corners were cut until after someone tries it.

Mike Cane 5 June, 2011 um 12:40 pm

Unless the CPU is utter crap, it should do the full video file suite of other Archos tabs, no?

At $99, they are really looking to get these into CVS? Soon these damn craptabs will be in stores on hooks in blister packs!


Jaxs 6 June, 2011 um 10:16 am

When in USA?

Nate Hoffelder 6 June, 2011 um 10:30 am

I’d expect it to show up on www.jr.com in the next couple months.


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