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A POWERFUL MULTI-CORE PROCESSOR
Your ARCHOS 101 G9 TURBO tablet includes the powerful Texas Instruments OMAP™ 4 smart multi-core processor running at 1.5 GHz. All this power means that you’ll be able to surf the web and multitask faster as well as play the super-common H.264 High Profile codec for full HD 1080p videos at over 30fps.
THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS: Flash storage or 250GB Hard Drive Storage
To give you more space for your media and apps ARCHOS 101 G9 TURBO tablets are available in flash storage and 250GB hard drive storage versions. Using an intelligent caching system on the hard drive versions, your 250GB ARCHOS 101 G9 TURBO will feel as fast and responsive as a flash device but gives you storage space to spare.
ANDROID 4.0 ICE CREAM SANDWICH
Your ARCHOS 101 G9 TURBO runs Android™ 4.0 ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’. Android™ 4.0 ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’ is specially designed and optimized for tablets, giving a full web experience for on-the-go web browsing, communication and applications. Certified by Google™, ARCHOS G9 TURBO tablets include access to Google Play™, the official Android applications store and to Google’s suite of mobile applications including Google Talk™ video chat, Youtube™, Google Maps™ with Street View™ and Navigation™ and Google Calendar™. With over 450,000 and applications available to download, whether you’re after games, movies, musics or books to personalize your Android experience, there are plenty of apps to make your ARCHOS G9 TURBO tablet your own.
Because it’s an ARCHOS device your ARCHOS 101 G9 TURBO comes with tailor made Video and Music apps bringing Full HD video, more codec support, jackets and meta-data for your videos, and those extra ARCHOS touches like full screen mirroring and streaming your media over your home wifi network.
THE TRUE INTERNET
As your ARCHOS 101 G9 TURBO tablet runs Android™ 4.0 and is Flash compatible you can experience the true Internet exactly like you would on a PC. With the large 1280 x 800 screen all your favorite websites are displayed full screen and there is no need for any zooming in or out. And thanks to the superfast multi-core processor your ARCHOS G9 TURBO tablet can load web pages faster than any Tegra™ 2 powered device.
Whether it’s through the custom made Gmail or email apps for tablets, the excellent social network apps or just accessing your social networks through the web browser, your ARCHOS 101 G9 TURBO tablet is your window to your social networks and friends. And your ARCHOS 101 G9 TURBO tablet comes with BriefMe preinstalled, letting you gather all your social network and rss feeds in one place, grouped into categories and even brings a widget to give you all your latest news from the Android Home Screen.
HD VIDEO CHATTING
With the 720p front camera you can use your ARCHOS 101 G9 TURBO tablet for video calling using the Google Talk™ application. Whether it is one to one video chat with an Android Smartphone or a PC or multiple video chat via a Google+ Huddle, your ARCHOS 101 G9 TURBO tablet is perfect for those times when you have to be face to face.
A MEDIA EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER
Because it’s an ARCHOS device your ARCHOS 101 G9 TURBO tablet comes with tailor made Video and Music apps bringing Full HD video, more codec support, jackets and meta-data for your videos, and those extra ARCHOS touches like full screen mirroring and streaming your media over your home wifi network.
AMAZING 3D GAMES
Thanks to the powerful multi-core processor, your ARCHOS 101 G9 TURBO tablet is able to run the latest 3D games for Android. With thousands of free and paid-for games available to download from Google Play™, you can quite literally turn your ARCHOS 101 G9 TURBO into your portable games console.
OFFICE ON THE GO
Your ARCHOS G9 TURBO tablet comes with Picsel Smart Office preinstalled so you can read and edit your Word, Excel and Powerpoint files directly from your ARCHOS 101 G9 TURBO. So you can truly turn your ARCHOS 101 G9 TURBO into your office on the go.
GPS AND NAVIGATION
All ARCHOS G9 TURBO tablets have a built in GPS module so whether it’s to use Navigation to give you directions or just to use those ‘around me’ and geolocalization features in your favorite apps.
INTELLIGENT HYBRID SOLUTION
Wanting to give users the best of both worlds, ARCHOS paired the Seagate® Momentus® Thin hard drive with a dedicated 2GB flash caching system. This ARCHOS engineered hybrid solution offered on all ARCHOS G9 hard drive tablets is designed to limit spinning and to keep the drive powered down when not in use, which will protect it when on the go as well as preserve battery life. These unique features combined with ARCHOS’ changes in Android to allow for hard drives means that your 250GB HDD feels like it’s an SSD.
- by David_W @Mar 23, 2012
| Display characteristics || • 10.1.: 1280 x 800 |
| Application Framework || • Android |
| Processor || • Standard version: OMAP. 4 smart multi-core ARM CORTEX A9 at 1GHz. |
• Turbo version: OMAP. 4 smart multi-core ARM CORTEX A9 from 1.2GHz to 1.5GHz (at start of 2012).
• 3D OpenGL (ES 2.0)
| Capacity ||• HDD 250GB* |
| Video Playback1 || • MPEG-4 HD (up to 1080p) |
• MPEG-42 (ASP@L5 AVI, up to DVD resolution)
• H.264 HD (HP@L4.2, up to 1080p@30 fps and 1080i/720p@60 fps)
With optional plug-in:
• Cinema: MPEG2 (up to DVD resolution MP/D1)
With the above codecs, the device can play video files with the following extensions: AVI, MP4, MOV, 3GP, MPG, PS, TS, VOB, MKV, FLV, RM, RMVB, ASF
| Audio Playback1 || • MP3 |
• WAV (PCM/ADPCM)
• AAC3, AAC+ 5.13
• OGG Vorbis
With optional software plug-in:
• AC3 5.1
| Photo viewer4 || • JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF |
| Subtitles || • .srt, .ssa, .smi, .sub formats supported |
| Webcam || • 720p front camera with 720p encoding |
| Interfaces || • USB slave: Mobile Transfer Protocol (MTP) |
• USB host: Mass Storage Class (MSC) (Micro USB/USB Host cable sold separately)
• HDMI output6 (Mini HDMI / HDMI cable sold separately)
| Communication protocols || • WiFi (802.11 b/g/n) |
• Bluetooth 2.1+ EDR
| Miscellaneous || • Built-in GPS |
• Built-in speakers
• Built-in kick stand
• Built-in Microphone
| Power source || • Internal: Lithium Polymer battery |
• External: Power adapter/charger
| Dimensions & weight || • Flash series: 276 mm x 167 mm x 12.6 mm (10.86 x 6.59 x 0.50 inch) - 649g (23.8 oz) |
• Hard Drive series: 276 mm x 167 mm x 15.6 mm (10.86 x 6.59 x 0.61 inch) - 755g (27.7 oz)
| Battery life || • Music playback time7: up to 36 hrs |
• Video playback time7: up to 7 hrs
• Internet navigation time 7: up to 10 hrs
| Scalability7 || • Device automatically downloads latest firmware updates when the WiFi connection is activated |
• Updates can also be downloaded at www.archos.com
| Minimum system requirements || • Microsoft® Windows® 7, Vista, XP or higher |
• Mac OS. X with Android Transfer Files application (not included)
• Linux with android MTP tool (not included)
• USB 2.0 interface
* 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity is less.
1/ Certain bitrates, resolutions, and/or file variations may not be compatible.
2/ MPEG-4 ASP@L6 (MPEG-4: ISO standard by Moving Picture Experts Group) without GMC.
3/ Does not read AAC protected files.
4/ Certain resolutions and file sizes may not be compatible.
5/ Not all Google applications are available in all countries
6/ External video output disabled for Macrovision®-protected contents.
7/ Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced. Battery life and number of charge cycles vary by use and settings. Test run with low backlight.
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