Jan, 10 2013

Our friends at Archos decided to wait a bit after all the CES madness has died down to announce its latest line of tablets. The Archos Titanium line comes in 7 inch, 8 inch, 9.7 inch and 10.1 inch flavors for $119, $169, $249 and $199, respectively. The 9.7 inch version costs more than the 10.1 inch version due to its very nice 2048 x 1536 resolution. The resolution for the other versions weren’t mentioned just yet, but all of them will be HD IPS displays

All the tablets feature a 1.6GHz dual-core processor with a quad-core GPU backing that up. These things are made out of metal, but they’re not necessarily made out of titanium. The aluminum chassis it comes in doesn’t sound like a bad deal, though, and should make for a nice weight and sleek design. As with most of the devices we’ve seen this week Archos hasn’t announced a release date just yet, but we would be surprised to see it come any later than the first half of the year. Read on for full press details.

ARCHOS Introduces the New TITANIUM Line at CES
CES, Las Vegas – January 10, 2013 – ARCHOS, an award-winning innovator in consumer electronics introduces the Titanium line in its Elements range of tablets.

This range offers high-end specifications at an aggressive price and all tablets will feature:
High Definition IPS display capacitive multi-touch screen
Dual core CPU at 1.6 GHz with Quad core GPU, with 1080p video decoding
Sleek aluminum design
Android 4.1 ‘Jelly Bean’ with the 700,000 applications on Google Play and the Archos Media Center applications
The ARCHOS 70 titanium (7 inches), priced at 119€, $119, £99 offers similar features to competitors such as Amazon, at a better price point.

The ARCHOS 80 titanium (8 inches), priced at 169€, $169, £149 has been designed to offer similar user experience as the iPad mini, for a fraction of the price.

The ARCHOS 101 titanium (10.1 inches), priced at 199€, $199, £169, is around 30 per cent cheaper than competition with comparable features.

The ARCHOS 97 Titanium HD (9.7 inches), with a resolution up to 2048 x 1536 pixels is priced at 249€, $249 and £199, and aims to be an alternative to the new iPad for half the price.
ARCHOS will have the full Titanium range and the recently announced ARCHOS TV connect on display at CES until Friday, January 11th, so stop by now and get your hands-on demonstration – Central Hall, booth number 15322. www.archos.com

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