New Line Of Android Based Tablets Released

Archos has released a new line of Android-based tablets.

The company said that the systems would range from a handheld media player to a full 10.1 inch tablet system.

At the low end of the spectrum is the 28 model. The media player will start at £99 and sport a 4GB or 8GB capacity. The company is also releasing a larger model dubbed the 32. The £199 device will include a video camera and a larger 16GB capacity.

The remaining three devices in the rollout are all tablet models. Ranging from the 4.3 inch "43" model to the 7 inch "70" and 10.1 inch "101" system, each of the devices features a 1Ghz processor and run Android 2.2 with support for Adobe Flash 10.1.

Headlining the tablet models will be the £299 16GB 101 model. The 10.1 inch tablet weighs in at 480 grams and is 12mm thick. The tablets each support 720p video playback and carry an HDMI connector for video output to a monitor or television set.

Each of the devices supports Wi-Fi connections along with USB and Bluetooth support. The tablets are also enabled for tethering via a 3G smartphone.

Archos said that the 28, 32 and 43 handheld models would be arriving in September. The 70 and 101 tablets are slated to hit the UK by October.

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