We're a little closer to getting this beautiful tablet in our hands. Amazon is now taking pre-orders for the Archos 7 tablet. You can place your order now for a very pocket friendly $199 for this 8GB model. The 2GB model is expected to be priced at $179. Amazon may be the first of many retailers to carry this device, now shipping date has been set but it’s expected to start at the end of this month.
* Your movies, music and photos will look great on the 7" high-resolution touch-screen. You can even watch your favorite HD movies (720p) on the ARCHOS 7 home tablet.
* With the Android application framework you can now get your favorite Android apps on a 7" device.
* Stay in touch with your family and your friends with the pre-installed email application. If you need to reach them right away, you can use the chat application or visit your favorite social networking sites.
* Use the USB host connection to connect a mouse, keyboard or external mass storage so you can surf the web or access your office documents easily and quickly. With the home tablet you won¿t need to start up your PC.
* With an 800 pixel wide resolution and a 7" screen, you can comfortably surf the web in full width. No need to zoom in and out because the web pages are fully displayed on the ARCHOS screen.
As you can see from the specs above, this has a 7 inch screen, 720p playback and an ARM processor clocked at 600 MHZ. It will ship with Android 1.6.