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ARCHOS Intros Platinum Line of Tablets – HD IPS Displays, Quad-Core CPU’s and 2GB of RAM

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Today, ARCHOS announced their new Platinum Range tablet lineup. There are three tablets and each boast some pretty noteworthy specifications. There is an 8″ slate called the 80 Platinum, a 9.7″ called the 97 Platinum, and an enormous 11.6″ beast called (you guessed it) the 116 Platinum. 

Each tablet in the lineup will incorporate the following features listed below.

  • High-Definition IPS display with capacitive multi-touch screen
  • QUAD core CPU at 1.2 GHz with 8-core GPU, with 1080p video decoding
  • 2 GB RAM
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • Full access to the 700,000 applications
  • Archos Media Center applications
  • Front and Back Cameras
  • Mini-HDMI and Micro SD ports

Being the competitors ARCHOS are, these tablets are priced quite well. The 8″ tablet will start at just $199 and launches in February, the 9.7″ will sell for $299 at the same time, and the 11.6″ monster will go on sale in April for $349. At those price points and with these impressive specs, it looks like they might have found a winning formula that can get consumers interested.

Think you might pick one up?

ARCHOS Introduces the New Platinum Range 
The Platinum tablets are amongst the first Android tablets to offer a super high resolution IPS screen combined with the performance of a Quad-Core CPU

Denver, CO – February 14, 2013 – ARCHOS, an award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, introduces the Platinum range, a new line of tablets that feature a sleek aluminum design combined with the best high definition IPS displays, quad-core processors and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. There will be three tablets in the range including an 8-inch, 9.7-inch and 11.6-inch all of which deliver true vivid colors, sharper text and amazingly fast performance.

The entire Platinum range will all share the following features:
• High-Definition IPS display with capacitive multi-touch screen
• QUAD core CPU at 1.2 GHz with 8-core GPU, with 1080p video decoding
• 2 GB RAM
• Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
• Full access to the 700,000 applications
• Archos Media Center applications
• Front and Back Cameras
• Mini-HDMI and Micro SD ports

The ARCHOS 80 Platinum, an 8” tablet, features a 1024×768 resolution IPS screen and when compared to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 it is almost twice as fast, has double the RAM and has a back camera for a fraction of the cost. The 80 Platinum will be available in February for $199.

The ARCHOS 97 Platinum HD, a 9.7” tablet, features a stunning 2048×1536 resolution IPS screen, which is comparable to the Retina display found in the iPad, but is 40% less expensive.
The 97 Platinum HD will be available in February for $299.

The ARCHOS 116 Platinum, an 11.6” tablet, features a 1920×1080 resolution IPS screen, unlike anything currently on the market. The 116 Platinum will be available in April for $349.

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