Archos Introduces New Four-Member Titanium Family of Android Tablets

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While we’re usually advocates of the “less is more” rule when it comes to technology, we can’t let Archos’ efforts of releasing as many tablets as possible go unnoticed. The French consumer electronics company has been unexpectedly silent during the opening days of CES 2013, but it has decided to make its Vegas presence noticed now with the unveiling of no less than four (!) new Android gadgets.

The Titanium tabs are almost identical hardware-wise, having dual-core 1.6 GHz CPUs under their hoods along with quad-core GPUs and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. All four have high-quality IPS capacitive touchscreens, but the differences come from the size and resolution of these panels.

The 97 Titanium sports a 9.7-inch display with an awesome resolution of 2,048 x 1,536 pixels that very few Android tabs are capable of these days. The 101 is actually larger than that, at 10.1 inches, but it won’t have a screen as impressive as its smaller brother.

As for the 80 and 70, these are targeted against the iPad Mini and Amazon Kindle Fire, according to Archos officials, sporting 8 and 7-inch panels respectively. The price points will start at $119 (the 70 Titanium) and go all the way up to $249 (the 97).

Via [Engadget]

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  • adam benton

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  • adam benton

    One other Android tablet maker worth a look at in 2013 is Ainol Electronics – which recently introduced a number of impressive, well-priced Android tablets and is also noted for winning Runner-Up status for “Best Tablet of the Year” at CES 2012 —

    One of the first U.S. resellers to carry Ainol – Novo brand tablets is a site called TabletSprint — and this week the Novo 7 VENUS launched — a 7 inch tablet with a QUAD CORE processor for only $149 that takes on the Google Nexus 7 and other competitors for a lot less and offers a lot more — with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, a high resolution 1280×800 IPS screen, 16GB memory, a 4000 mAH battery, both front and rear cameras, a MicroSD memory card slot for unlimited storage, Google Play with access to 400K+ Apps, a MicroUSB port for connection to printers and other electronic devices, HDMI – to view personal videos and to download movies and watch in full 1080p (HD) on to a large screen TV, WiFi, Ethernet, and an option for 3G/4G connection. It’s also a great gaming device with its high resolution screen and motion gaming sensor. The site TabletSprint also offers a 7″ Compact Case with built-in Keyboard ($22) which easily transforms a tablet into a mini-laptop–