ARCHOS Introduces the 70 Internet Tablet, First Android Tablet with 250GB HD

December 29, 2010
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Archos has just announced one of their new tablets, the Archos 70 Internet Tablet. The tablet is going to be media focused with its 250 GB HD and a 7 inch screen.

The device features a unique over-molded PVD stainless steel structure which houses some impressive internals. These include:

  • 1 GHz processor
  • Wifi
  • 3D Graphics accelerator
  • HDMI out
  • 7-inch capacitive touch screen
  • Android 2.2

Even with its 250 GB hard drive, it's still the slimmest and lightest on the market coming in at just 14 oz and dimensions of 7.91 x 4.49 x 0.55 inches.

You can order yours now at ARCHOS.com for $349.99.

Update: Apparently, there was some confusion with a mixed up image and pre-release press release. The ARCHOS 70 Internet Tablet is coming and shall be available here within the next few days. You can check out the Official Press Release below:

Denver, Colorado – December 29, 2010 – ARCHOS, an award winning technology innovator and leader in the portable media player, market today announced the availability of the ARCHOS 70 internet tablet, 250GB version in retail stores. The ARCHOS 70 internet tablet, 250GB version offers a unique over-molded PVD stainless steel structured slim and light design. It also features the latest technology high res capacitive touch screen, a powerful 1 GHz processor and high speed WiFi that allows PC like web-surfing. Although the tablet sports 250GB, it is still the slimmest and the lightest (7.91 x 4.49 x 0.55 inch – 14 oz) on the market and is now available for $349.99 MSRP at ARCHOS.com

The ARCHOS 70 internet tablet - 250GB is a connected mobile device with a sublime user interface, 3D Graphics accelerator and Wi-Fi connectivity. With Android™ Froyo compatibility as the user interface, this tablet comes with a full pack of connected apps such as a web browser and email application, flash 10.1, HDMI output connectivity, tethering via your mobile phone and home streaming from your PC capability.

“We are proud to be the first to release an android tablet that features a 250GB HDD” says Henri Crohas, CEO and Founder. “We strive to be the leader in the Android and Windows based tablet market by creating award-winning innovative options at affordable prices.”
Connected Android™ tablet

As a Hi-def multimedia tablet, users will experience:

• A huge storage capacity to store up to 250 movies
• A full multimedia experience, with 720p HD video playback
• Built-in web cam for chatting with friends and family
• With the HDMI output function, you can view the full Android interface on your TV in High Definition, including all the apps, not only video playback like other tablets on the market
• Play 3D games from your TV and use your tablet as the steering-wheel/control
• Unique Android Multimedia applications designed by ARCHOS such as:
o Movie information and cover retrieval in video file info dialog
o 3D animated photo frame with ability to display pictures from Facebook, Flickr and Picassa directly through WiFi
o Music cover carrousel allows quick browsing of your music album covers
• A lot of applications with Appslib to fit your lifestyle including games, books, music, social media, recipes, news and sports

This latest tablet is from a long line of ultra affordable and ultra portable internet, multimedia, wide screen and super-fast tablets released by ARCHOS. In 2010, ARCHOS released a 10.1 ‘’ tablet with capacitive touch screen. As a connected android device it offers a very fast web browsing and HD multimedia experience from a 10.1” high resolution screen. The rest of the line up includes Android based tablets ranging in size from 2.8” to the 10.1“.

For more information about the ARCHOS 70 internet tablet and other ARCHOS products visit www.ARCHOS.com


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  • http://twitter.com/benmarvin Ben Marvin

    Um, the Archos 70 is the 7 inch tablet. Your specs and the picture are for the Archos 101. Except the 101 doesn’t come with a 250GB hard drive, only the 70 does.

  • Nick

    “Most advanced Android tablet below $300″

    “You can order yours now at ARCHOS.com for $349.99.”

    huh?

  • Nick

    Also… You MAY NOT order yours now from ARCHOS.com… What a half assed post.

    https://store.archos.com/archos-internet-tablet-p-5004.html

  • Dephinus

    Good lord, could this have been a more inaccurate, waste of an article?

  • samblackjack

    Wow, this post is wrong on so many points. What’s going on?

    Here’s the info on the Archos 101: https://store.archos.com/archos-internet-tablet-p-5005.html

  • Dylan Bailey

    Sorry about the confusion. This post is actually about the ARCHOS 70 that was just announced today. Not the 101 as many of you expected. The post has been updated with the official press release.

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