It has been nearly 3 months since the ARCHOS G9 tablets were announced. We already had an idea of pricing, but now ARCHOS has officially announced that we will finally be able to get our hands on one starting September 20th.
The ARHCOS 80 is the first 8-inch Honeycomb 3.2 tablet to market with a dual-core processor priced under $300. It comes with a 1GHz ARM Cortex dual-core processor and 8GB of storage for $299. You will also have the option of stepping up to a 1.5GHz OMAP 4 dual-core CPU along with a 250GB HD for $369.
The ARCHOS 101 has a 10.1-inch screen and will only be offered with the 1.5GHz processor. The 250GB version will run you $469.
Starting September 20th, you will find the ARCHOS 80 G9 (8GB version) available online and select retailers including HH Gregg, Amazon, Newegg, Tiger Direct, Brandsmart and Electronic Express. The 1.5GHz dual core models will become available in October. For the full list of different models along with pricing, see the press release below.
It will be interesting to see how these tablets do. The 250GB storage capacity is very intriguing, but it will add extra weight. For those that want to store a lot of movies, it makes perfect sense.
Full press release after the break:
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