Archos G9 Honeycomb tablets hit pre-order September 20th

September 15, 2011

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The upcoming Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablets from popular maker Archos are set to finally be available for pre-order soon. The new G9 tablet series was first announced in June, then quickly spotted on video a few days later. New details have confirmed they will both be available for pre-order starting September 20th.

This is the new G9 series offering both the Archos 80 and the 101, one being an 8" Android 3.2 tablet and the other a 10.1" standard sized tablet. Our man Chris Davies from SlashGear had some time to check them out and here is our hands-on live coverage. With optional 3G/4G modem stick slots and extended storage up to 250GB in hard drive space these offer both a competitive price, and unique features most tablets don't have to offer.

Both tablets feature dual-core processors and Android 3.2 Honeycomb combined with a slim package and much better viewing angles compared to previous Archos products. The Archos 80 G9 8GB series will start at $299 and is now available for pre-order and the rest should be available shortly at popular online retailers such as Amazon, Newegg, and more starting September 30th. Other model pricing has also been revealed at:

ARCHOS 80 G9 16GB - 1.5 GHz at $329
ARCHOS 80 G9 250GB – 1.5 GHz at $369
ARCHOS 101 G9 16GB – 1.5 GHz at $399
ARCHOS 101 G9 250GB – 1.5 GHz at $469

We will be sure to get some more hands-on with these in the near future and check out all that Archos has to offer.

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  • Jonathan Wong

    ARCHOS 80 G9 16GB – 1.5 GHz at $329

    ARCHOS 80 G9 250GB – 1.5 GHz at $369

    The 16Gb is on flash storage while the 250Gb is a HDD.  How signifcant is teh difference in speed?  Is it negligible.