Review: Archos Release Arnova 8b G2 Android Tablet

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Archos, the France based company has officially announced the next generations of Arnova 8 G2 tablet, called as Arnova 8b G2. Like the original versions, Archos Arnova 8b G2 is designed to give buyer great multimedia and entertainment experience with preinstalled applications, such as social networking apps, chat applications, download thousand of useful apps in AppsLib applications store and compatible with all the major formats and codecs, such as MP3, WAV, APE, OGG, FLAC, .avi, .mp4, .mkv, .mov, .flv., JPEG, BMP, GIF and PNG.

Under the hood, the tablet will be powered by a 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 single core processor paired with 512 MB of RAM, completed with open GL 2.0 technology and packed with 8 inch capacitive TFT LCD display with multitouch support and offer maximum resolutions at 800 x 600 pixel with Flash support make it ideal for web browsing, streaming video on You Tube, playing 3 games, listen music and much more.

Running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread as the operating system that optimized for tablet with five home screens interface and support excellent multi-touch keyboard, Archos Arnova 8b G2 Android tablet also capable to play HD files up to 1080p smoothly. The company also promises if the device will get updated to latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the future. The company also claims if the 8 inch tablet also compatible with Microsoft® Windows® XP, Vista, 7 or higher, Mac OS or Linux in mass storage mode.

On the front, you will find webcamera with integrated microphone plus built-in speaker, so you can make face to face video conversations with your friends or family. In term of size, it measures in 224 mm x 155 mm x 11.5 mm with weight at 510 grams and offer Lithium Polymer battery for power supply that give you enough power for daily tasking in few hours. For storage, you can choose  8 GB Flash Memory models or 4 GB Flash Memory models and both of them also can expandable up to 32GB via micro SDHC Slot.

For connectivity and ports, new Arnova tablet will be equipped with Micro SD slot (SDHC compatible), Micro USB 2.0 Slave with support Mass Storage Class (MSC), G-sensor support and WiFi 802.11 b/g for wireless internet connections. If you need better internet connections, it also support ARCHOS G9 3G Stick8 via the micro USB, so you can still streaming video, check email or update your status on populars social networks site directly from the tablet at 3G speeds wherever you go.

However, there is no informations about release date or price for Archos Arnova 8b G2 Android tablet, but according the features and hardware configurations, the tablet will probably has price tag around $200 and bundled with USB cable, USB power adapter, Quick Start Guide (QSG), legal and safety notice. What you think about the  Arnova 8b G2? Are want to buy it?

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