For Europe budged conscious costumers, they might be already familiar with Archos company that based on the France. Few days ago, the France company has announced new budget friendly tablet that designed for daily multimedia and entertainment tablet, named Archos 79 Platinum. Like common Archos’s tablet on its class, the 79 Platinum tablet is designed for student and home users that looking for a reliable device for daily use but did not want to breaking the bank.
Archos 79 Platinum tablet comes with 1.6GHZ ARM Cortex A9 quad core processor that promises more than enough performance for daily use. Under the hood, the 1GB of DDR3 RAM is not offers fastest multitasking performance, but still gives smooth and seamless rich internet browsing, watch HD video or play some modern Android games, even for handle multithread applications. For operating system, the 42 version of Google Android Jelly Bean promises stable platform and fast loading system for almost all modern Android applications, widget and games.
The 79 Platinum tablet sports a 7.85 inch High Definition Capacitive Touch Screen display with multi touch supports. Paired with Mali 400 MP4 as graphics engine and IPS technology, the display provides crisp images, bright and vivid color for multimedia and entertainment use. Yeah, the display that can produces maximum internal resolution at 1024 x 768 pixels is not compatible to playing most demanding 3D Android games, but for casual games, such as Angry Birds, Cut The Rope or Fruit Ninja can run smoothly without lags.
Comes with “White” color on the cover with silver color on the back and rounded design that combined with brushed metal, Archos 79 Platinum looks more expensive than they actual price. Measures 201 mm x 137 mm x 8 mm and weighing around at 459 grams, this tablet feel light and easy to carry around with you. Yeah, the Archos’s tablet is still thicker and heavier than the 372 gram Ramos K2 3G tablet that measures 206.5 x 138 x 7.8 mm, but we think it’s also still comfortable to hold in one hand. Under the back cover, the Lithium Polymer battery will gives user few hours of browse the web time and watch HD video on single charges.
The 8GB of on board storage is not provides spacious of storage space, but with microSD card slot for back up (support up to 32GB extra card), user can store more files and install more applications that they can download for free from Android Play Market. For face to face Skype or YM chats, the integrated 2.0 megapixel front facing camera with internal microphone still gives very bright and clear experience. There is also 2.0 megapixel rear camera on the back for video recording or capture your own photos.
Yeah, like common modern tablet from well known brand, the latest Archos 7.85 inch tablet also shipped with full range of port and connectivity features. There are 3.5mm audio jack, micro USB 2.0 port, micro HDMI port as HDTV connector, latest Bluetooth technology and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n that promises fast and secure internet connection through your wireless networks.
Furthermore, this tablet also comes with internal speaker, gravity sensor, accelerometer, iReader and more usefully applications. So, what your opinions about this model? Yeah, this is not features 3G connection and the internal storage is too small than its competitors. But, if you are one of Archos fan and on the market for budget friendly tablet, the 149€ Archos 79 Platinum 7.85 inch tablet is still gives a great value for your money. Are you looking for another tablet’s alternative that equipped with 3G connection? If you are not too consider about brand, the Ainol Novo703KC-F1 3G tablet is a great alternative that you can get with a starting price only around at $162.