By May 4, 2014

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!

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