Archos Unveils New Line of Products for Home and Health

Archos, the French company famous (or infamous) for its line of budget Android devices and accessories, intends to bring a number of “smart” electronics to market for the budget-conscious. The company plans to elaborate at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, but says to expect two new product lines of “connected objects”: “connected home”, and “connected self”. (more…)

Archos Unveils 101 XS 2 Tablet, Part of Its New Gen11 Lineup


Archos announced a tablet this morning, the 101 XS 2, the newest member of the Gen11 lineup. The tablet should remind you of the 101 XS that was released last year, a slate that was incredibly thin and somewhat speedy considering its lack of top tier specs. The Xs 2 features a 10.1″ IPS display (1280 x 800), a quad-core processor clocked at 1.6GHz, 2GB of RAM, as well as front-facing dual stereo speakers. Not a bad little package, considering the device will go on sale starting at only $279 this December.  (more…)

Archos Unveils Titanium Lineup of Phones, Budget-friendly Devices With Rock Bottom Specs


This afternoon, Archos unveiled a new lineup of smartphones, designed for the budget-minded buyer in all of us. The line is called Titanium, and if you’ll recall, Archos also released a Titanium lineup of Android-powered tablets shortly ago. The phones feature some good price points, but after looking at the specs, it might be hard to get excited. (more…)

Archos Announces GamePad 2, Major Improvements and Priced at $200

GamePad 2

This morning, Archos announced the next rendition of its GamePad line, the GamePad 2. The original GamePad hit the market in America this past March, after being shown off at this year’s CES in Las Vegas. We got some hands-on time with it, but walked away somewhat unimpressed by its low-power processor and less-than-inspiring 7″ display. The GamePad 2 is Archos’ attempt at reinventing the device, and so far, it is looking like a major step in the right direction.  (more…)

Archos Unveils Platinum Line of Smartphones, Insanely Affordable and Running Vanilla Android

Archos Platinum Phone

This morning, a new line of Android phones was announced from Archos, a company known for their GamePad and Platinum line of tablets. The line is called Platinum and contains three different phones – the 35 Carbon, the 50 Platinum, and the 53 Platinum. As mentioned in the title, the devices are priced at an extremely competitive rate, with the 3.5″ 35 Carbon starting at just $99.  (more…)

Archos Android-Powered GamePad Now on Sale Online For $180


Yesterday, people noticed that the Archos GamePad became available through select online retailers. It is priced at a low $179, and features a 7″ 1024×600 5-point touch display, a dual-core A9 processor with 1GB of RAM, and a quad-core GPU. Sure, it’s no Project SHIELD, but this would be a perfect gift for a game-loving child or as a flight companion.  (more…)