Archos has officially announced on the press release the next generations of Archos G9 tablets series, called as Archos Gen10 101 XS. It’s a decent 10.1 inch multimedia Android tablet with standart hardware specs like other table on it’s class, but the company release the Gen10 101 XS tablet with “Coverboard”, the magnetically detachable case with keyboard for people who looking a tablet to write a lot.
Unlike the keyboard on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Student Edition that only for fasty typing, the magnetic standard Chiclet-style keyboard on the Archos models is integrated with the device for fast and accurate typing (keyboard), stand and protected the screen when you not use it. You can also use the coverboard to charge the tablet and turns it into tablet mode with flip up the magnetic kickstand and it will be connects automatically with magnetic connection.
Comes with stainless steel bezel and plastics ring, Archos Gen10 101 XS is solid tablet with light and thin design. With weighs only 595 grams and is 0.31 inches thick (0.68 inches thick when folded up), the device can fit perfectly in your carry bag and comfortable to carry around with. The 6800mAh Lithium Ion battery also gives enough power up to 10 hours for browsing or six hours of battery life for playing games, web browsing in single charge.
Inside, this slate tablet comes with OMAP 4470 dual core CPU with clocking speed of 1.5GHZ that coupled with 1GB of RAM and integrated with 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 64GBvia microSD card slot. The 10.1 inch touchscreen display backed by PowerVR SGX544 as graphics accelerator delivers clear, crisp and support a native resolutions at 1280 x 800 pixel. It preloaded with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as the operating system and will be upgraded to ndroid 4.1 Jelly Bean at the end of the year.
Like other tablet, it also equipped with standard front-facing webcam for face to face video communications, micro USB 2.0 port, 3.5mm audio jack, MicroSD card slot for expanded storage capacity, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n for internet connections. To increase multimedia and entertainment experience, new Archos Gen10 XS series also preloaded with Video Carousel for a video library, ARCHOS Media Center for remote control, file sharing, complete codec, read media and full access to Google Mobile Service applications, including GMail, YouTube, Videos, Games and download over 600.000 free or paid apps in Google Play Market.
Henri Crohas, the ARCHOS Founder and CEO said, “We are taking our tablets to the next level by releasing an entirely new design that will redefine thin while providing more functionality and a better price than any current Android tablet in the market.” On their press release, the company also announced if the Gen10 101 XS tablet will be release in November, 2012 in US with price tag around at $400. So, what you think? Are you interested and will be wait until November to buy this device? Please tell us you opinion on the commecnt box.