ARCHOS 97 carbon is powered by Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich”
Consumer electronics manufacturer ARCHOS has introduced ARCHOS 97 carbon, the first member of its new tablet range called "ELEMENTS."
The new range of tablets include an entry-level line up of 7, 8, and 9.7-inch tablets that combine ARCHOS design and engineering with access to Google Play and a suite of Google apps.
ARCHOS 97 carbon is a 9.7-inch tablet that includes IPS multi-touch screen,1GHz processor, 1GB of RAM which runs on Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich. It "weighs 21.8 ounces and measures 0.45" thick.
The new media device can decode full 1080p HD video and can send a 1080p HD video to an HDTV via the HDMI-out port.
ARCHOS 97 carbon includes 16GB of internal flash memory, expandable both via the microSD slot (supporting SDHC cards up to 32GB) or via a USB flash drive in its full-sized USB host port.
It also offers access to Android apps from Google, including Gmail, Google Talk, Google+, Google MapsTM, YouTubeTM and 5GB of free cloud storage with Google Drive.
The new release comes with pre-loaded with Office Suite Viewer for reading office documents as well as News Republic and Brief Me to manage user world news and customised social media feeds.
ARCHOS founder and CEO Henri Crohas said, "With the ELEMENTS series we have done just that. It’s the perfect balance of hardware, software optimization and content through the Google PlayTM ecosystem."