By September 21, 2011

Archos 80 G9 available to order

Archos honey80g9

Looking for a low cost but highly specced Android tablet? Well the Archos 80 G9 could be a contender. Available for only £199 the price is right. Running Android Honeycomb this 8 inch tablet could well be one to watch.

  • 1GHz OMAP4 Dual Core processor
  • 8 inch (4:3) capacitive touchscreen
  • Android Honeycomb 3.2 with Google Mobile Apps Suite including Android Market
  • ARCHOS made multimedia apps for extra format and codec support including H.264 HP support
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and upgradable to 3G via the ARCHOS G9 3G Stick (sold separately)

Order here

Full specs below:


Display characteristics
. 8″: 1024 x 768

Application Framework
. Android

. ARM dual-core CORTEX A9 OMAPT 4 up to 1.5 GHz
. 3D OpenGL (ES 2.0)

. Flash Memory: 8 or 16GB* + microSD Slot (SDHC compatible)
. HDD memory: 250GB*

Video Playback
. MPEG-4 HD (up to 1080p)
. MPEG-42 (ASP@L5 AVI, up to DVD resolution)
. H.264 HD ([email protected], up to 1080p@30 fps and 1080i/720p@60 fps)
With optional plug-in:
. Cinema: MPEG2 (up to DVD resolution MP/D1)
With the above codecs, the device can play video files with the following extensions: AVI, MP4, MOV, 3GP, MPG, PS, TS, VOB, MKV, FLV, RM, RMVB, ASF

Audio Playback
. MP3
. AAC3, AAC+ 5.13
. OGG Vorbis
With optional software plug-in:
. AC3 5.1

Photo viewer

. .srt, .ssa, .smi, .sub formats supported

. 720p front camera with 720p encoding

. USB slave: Mobile Transfer Protocol (MTP)
. USB host: Mass Storage Class (MSC) (Micro USB/USB Host cable sold separately)
. microSD (SDHC compatible)
. HDMI output6 (Mini HDMI / HDMI cable sold separately)

Communication protocols
. WiFi (802.11 b/g/n)
. Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR

. Built-in GPS
. Built-in speakers
. G-sensor
. Vibrator
. Compass
. Built-in kick stand
. Built-in Microphone

Power source
. Internal: Lithium Polymer battery
. External: Power adapter/charger

Dimensions & weight
. Flash series: 226 mm x 155 mm x 11.7 mm (8.90 x 6.11 x 0.46 inch) – 465g (17 oz)
. Hard Drive series: 226 mm x 155 mm x 14.7 mm (8.90 x 6.11 x 0.58 inch) – 599g (21.9 oz)

Battery life
. Music playback time7: up to 36 hrs
. Video playback time7: up to 7 hrs
. Internet navigation time 7: up to 10 hrs

. Device automatically downloads latest firmware updates when the WiFi connection is activated
. Updates can also be downloaded at

Minimum system requirements
. Microsoft® Windows® 7, Vista, XP or higher
. Mac OS. X with Android Transfer Files application (not included)
. Linux with android MTP tool (not included)
. USB 2.0 interface


Posted by: James

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Five year veteran of the site. BlackBerry specialist, but experienced in most operating systems. Enjoys flower arranging and cross stitch.
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