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Archos 79 Xenon review

Archos 79 Xenon reviewIt may look like an iPad Mini however the Archos 79 Xenon falls at the other end of the price spectrum. At £170 the Archos 79 Xenon is a good looking, good feeling Android tablet with a few eyebrow-raising specs.

This is one tablet to check out if you are looking for a cheap second option, one for the kids or family member who isn’t terribly fussy.

Archos 79 Xenon review specification:


  • A7 Quad-Core 1.2GHz


  • 1GB DDR3 RAM
  • 8GB Flash
  • Expandable to 64GB


  • Operating system: Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Google Maps,
  • Google Maps Navigation (beta)


  • 7.85″ IPS TFT Multi Touch
  • Resolution: 1024 x 768


  • Supported Digital Video Formats: MPEG-4,AVI,H.264
  • Audio: Microphone, stereo speakers
  • Supported Digital Audio Formats: MP3,WAV,OGG,FLAC,Vorbis,PCM,ADPCM


  • Cellular Technology 3G
  • Cellular Protocols HSPA
  • Wireless Connectivity Bluetooth,Wi-Fi

Power Supply

  • Lithium polymer Battery


  • Width 13.4 cm
  • Depth 0.8 cm
  • Height 20 cm
  • Weight 320 g


  • 1 x microSD
  • 1 x SIM card
  • 1 x headphones
  • 1 x Micro-USB


Archos 79 Xenon review video:

Go online anywhere with the ARCHOS 79 Xenon – specially designed for an on-the-go experience with both 3G and WiFi. Un-Sim-locked it accepts any 3G Sim card and has no provider restrictions.
The ARCHOS 79 Xenon features a powerful Quad-core processor and runs Android Jelly Bean with complete access to Google Play and all the Google Mobile Applications.

NB: This¬†Archos 79 Xenon review is the first of our new video-review format. There’s a bit of work to be done yet but let us know what you think!