Archos launches 97c carbon slate, Android tablet


    Archos launches 97c carbon slate, Android tablet


    Archos, a well reputed consumer electronic major has announced the release of first of its Android ICS tablet in their latest ‘ELEMENTS’ range of devices. The tablet has been named Archos 97 Carbon. The company is planning to release the entry level tablets in this series with screen display sizes of 7, 8 and 9.7 inches respectively.

    All these tablets will feature Google Play access and a complete Google apps suite. The tablets will be released at affordable price ranges for attracting the customers. The article takes a look at the specifications of 9.7 inch tablet.

    Key Features:

    • Screen display size of 9.7 inches

    • 1 GHz processor

    • 1 GB RAM

    • 16 GB in-built memory storage

    • Micro SD card slot

    • Aluminium Exterior

    Archos 97 carbon will feature a screen display size of 9.7 inches IPS screen display size that can deliver good multimedia experience for the common users. This tablet device will run on the popular Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system that provides a user-friendly interface for quick and easy navigation. The processing functionalities and the computing capabilities in this device are powered by 1 GHz processor. The exact processor could not be confirmed.

    The connectivity features that are present in this tablet include HDMI out and a USB port that can enable faster data transfer. This tablet features a thickness of around 0.45 inches. The device weighs around 21.8 ounces.

    Archos 97 carbon will make use of the latest mobile technology together with wide viewing angles. As far as the memory storage features are taken in to consideration, the device will have a RAM storage capacity of 1 GB. The tablet will have a built-in storage capacity of 16 GB. The memory can be further expanded with the help of a micro SD card slot. One of the major attractions of this tablet is its design. The tablet is of good build quality. The exterior of this tablet is made up of a thick aluminium finish giving it durability.


    Overall the tablet is a good package of hardware and software. Archos 97 carbon will be available for users at a retail price tag of approximately Rs.11,000 to Rs.13,000. This tablet is expected to be released officially soon this month. However, we can only assess this price after knowing more details on other specifications like camera and app support.


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