Archos Elements tablet line expands with the 8-inch 80 Xenon

May 16, 2013
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Archos has announced the latest addition in their Elements line of tablets. The new model is the Archos 80 Xenon and it will be arriving with an 8-inch display and Jelly Bean. This particular model will not be available for a few weeks time, but Archos has released a full set of specs along with some pricing.

With that, lets begin with the specs. That 8-inch display will be IPS and with a resolution of 1024 x 768 and Jelly Bean will be Android 4.1. The 80 Xenon will be powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon S4 processor with 1GB of RAM and Adreno 203 graphics.

Other specs will include 4GB of internal storage along with a microSD card slot (with support for cards up to 64GB in size), GPS, a front-facing webcam and a 2 megapixel rear-facing camera. In terms of connectivity there will be WiFi and Bluetooth as well as support for GSM on the 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 bands and WCDMA on the 2100 band.

Touching back on the software and we see this will be an unskinned version of Jelly Bean. Those making the purchase will have apps available by way of the Google Play Store. There will also be the Archos branded media center applications for music and video.

Archos hasn't mentioned a specific release date just yet, however the availability is coming in June and the tablet will arrive priced at $199.99. Now the question comes, is anyone ready to make a purchase? Or even considering a purchase?

SOURCE: Archos


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