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Archos May Bring “80 Cobalt” Android 4.0 Tablet In Less Than $300 Before Christmas

At present the tablets such as iPad Mini, Surface RT, and Google Nexus 10 in the market cost over $300. But those users who want to use tablets but don’t wish to spend $300 on a tablet, what will they do? Certainly they will try to find a less cheaper tablet which is very hard to find. But the good news is recently ARCHOS has unveiled an 8 inch Android 4.0 tablet dubbed as 80 Cobalt which is very cheap compared to current existing tables.


8 Inch 80 Cobalt

The 80 Cobalt Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) tablet weighs solid one pound (470gm) and comes with a 8 -inch capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1024 x 768, 1.6GHz dual-core processor (unnamed), a quad-core GPU, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage space, a micro USB 2.0, standard 3.5mm audio jack, a microSDHC expansion slot (supports up to 64GB). It has also 2-megapixel rear webcam, 0.3-megapixel front camera for video conferencing sessions.

Full Tech Specs Of 80 Cobalt (At A Glance)

Operating system ANDROID 4.0 – Ice Cream Sandwich
Display
  • 8-inch
  • 1024 x 768 pixels
  • 16M colors
  • H.264 up to 1080p resolution – 30 fps
  • Multitouch Screen
Graphics Quad core GPU (unnamed)
Processor
  • Dual-core processor (unnamed)
  • Gen – N/A
  • 1.6GHz
Ram
  • 1GB
  • DDR3
Storage
  • 8GB Internal
  • Micro SD slot (SDHC compatible) Up to 64 GB
Networking
  • WiFi – 802.11a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth – 4.0
Camera
  • 8GB
  • Micro SD slot (SDHC compatible) Up to 64 GB
Ports
  • Micro USB 2.0
  • 3.5mm audio jack
Audio
  • Built-in speaker
  • Built-in Microphone
  • MP3, WAV, APE, OGG, FLAC
Battery N/A
Color Black
Dimension 53.5 x 203 x 11.5 mm
Weight 470g
Additional features
  • G-sensor
  • Photo viewer supports – JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG
  • Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, XP, or higher and Windows Media Player 11
  • Mac OS. X with Transfer Files application (not included)
  • Linux with android MTP tool (not included)

Neither its price nor its releasing time have been mentioned. But it’s been mentioned that its price will be a lot less compared to current tablets. Based on its specs, its been assumed that its price will be under $200 and it is being hope that the 8-inch 80 Cobalt Android 4.0 tablet will be launched before Christmas. What do you think about the 80 Cobalt? How much (maximum) would you pay for a tablet with these specs? Tell us your thoughts below in the comment box.

Source : Archos

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