ARCHOS G9 Tablets Claim to be the Fastest, Price and Launch Date Announced

Archos G9
Today, ARCHOS unveiled their line of G9 tablets, which will be available this September in two sizes; 8-inch (80) and 10.1-inch (101).  Both ship with Android 3.0, an OMAP 4 processor with an ARM Cortex dual-core A9 running at 1.5 GHz, and Seagate’s 250GB hard drive.

By default both sizes are limited to WiFi connectivity, unless an optional 3G USB stick ($49), which inserts into a concealed USB port, is purchased.  ARCHOS doesn’t waste anytime pointing out that this 3G stick can also be paired with a laptop, and used on a pay-as-you-go-plan. An HDMI output insures that full HD video can be fed to an HDTV, while the 8-inch G9 can display a 720p picture on its 1024×768 screen and the 10.1-inch version a 1280×800 display.

Both sizes will cost $279 and $349 respectively.

DENVER, CO – June 23, 2011 – Today, ARCHOS, an award winning technology innovator and
pioneer in the tablet market, introduces an unrivaled combination of speed and storage with its
latest tablets featuring an OMAP 4 processor with an ARM
Cortex™ dual-core A9 running at
1.5 GHz and Seagate’s 250GB Hard Disk Drive (HDD) capacity.
The 8” ARCHOS 80 G9 and 10” ARCHOS 101 G9 are powered by Android
“Honeycomb,’’* the latest Android version. ARCHOS G9 tablets come with Google’s full suite of
mobile applications and Android Market
, giving users access to over 200,000 applications such
as games, books, social media and news. With the latest version of Honeycomb, G9 tablets also
offer a full web experience complete with Adobe

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