By May 17, 2013

ARCHOS Unveils the ARCHOS 80 Xenon

image002Archos, the little French company that did, is currently  preparing to launch another Android tablet that is easy on the wallet. Featuring a wave of uninspiring specifications, the tablet sets itself apart from the rest with Archos’ signature approach to Media consumption. The inclusion of Xenon in the title does not, however, apply to a flash technology for the camera.



Press release:

London, UK – May 16th, 2013ARCHOS, a pioneer in AndroidTM devices, is pleased to announce the latest addition to the Elements range of tablets, the ARCHOS 80 xenon, a specially designed 8″ tablet with built-in 3G and WiFi for an on-the-go experience. This GoogleT certified tablet features a powerful Qualcomm Quad-core CPU at 1.2 GHz, AndroidT, 4.1 Jelly Bean” for an improved smooth interface and a sharp and clear IPS multi-touch screen that delivers amazing vivid colours and impressive wide viewing angles. TheARCHOS 80 xenon will be available for £159.99 MSRP starting in June, 2013.

“We designed the ARCHOS 80 xenon to meet the growing need and desire for large screen connectivity while on the go,” says Loïc Poirier, CEO of ARCHOS. “Taking advantage of the recent arrival of affordable 3G subscriptions, the ARCHOS 80 xenon provides a full connected tablet experience anywhere, anytime.”

As a Google certified tablet, the ARCHOS 80 xenon has complete access to Google PlayTand its 700,000 applications and games and as a “Un-SIM-locked” device, it can accept SIM cards from any operator even pay-as-you-go SIM cards.  Additional features and functions include:

· Built-in GPS: The 80 xenon includes an integrated GPS combined with Google MapsT and Google Maps with Navigation beta, for easy access to maps and directions

· Vibrant Screen: The ARCHOS 80 xenon is equipped with an impressive 8” IPS screen that provides amazing image quality, extra wide viewing angles, excellent screen sharpness and vivid colours

· ARCHOS Media Center Applications: The ARCHOS 80 xenon includes the best of multimedia with tailor made apps for Video and Music that include metadata scraping, auto-subtitles, wireless media sharing and the best format and codec support around including HD video decoding

· Pure Android Experience: Powered by an unskinned version of AndroidT 4.1 “Jelly Bean”, ARCHOS 80 xenon delivers a pure AndroidT experience including optimisations for a super-smooth UI experience and Google NowT voice assistance

· Full Suite of GoogleTMobile Apps: The full suite of GoogleT mobile apps are available on the ARCHOS 80 xenon; whether it’s to keep in contact via GmailT, Google TalkT and Google+T (with multi-user video calling), planning a trip with Google MapsT or accessing content on the cloud with Google DriveT.

· Other Key Specs:

o 1024×768 IPS screen

o Quad-Core CPU @ 1.2 GHz with 1GB RAM

o Expandable MicroSD slot (up to 64GB)

o 2 Megapixel Back Camera

For more information about the ARCHOS 80 xenon or other ARCHOS products visit

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