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Archos 80 G9

alaTest has collected and analyzed 159 reviews of Archos 80 G9. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and performance. The screen and usability also get good opinions. There are mixed reviews on the GPS navigation and touch screen. The camera and durability get critical comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Archos 80 G9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Archos 101 G9

 

Archos were making "tablets" before the majority of manufacturers had even considered it. It had large screen devices before the birth of the iPad and before Android even existed. Of course they were called portable media players in those days, and it...

Plays pretty much every video format, HDMI, 3G option is inventive

Build quality, design, display, some software foibles, battery issues, failure to play Flash video

Android tablets are something of a minefield. The unique proposition of the Archos tablet is that it delivers the Honeycomb experience at a price that's hard to beat. It also, undoubtedly, offers the widest diversity of format support in any tablet...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Archos 101 and 80 G9 tablets hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

As Archos unveiled their latest products in the UK, we managed to get our hands on the new G9 tablets, which come in 10- and 8-inch screen sizes. They

Jun, 2011

Expert review by : Damien McFerran (cnet.co.uk)

Archos 80 G9 review

 

The Archos 80 G9 is tablet computer running Android 3.2 Honeycomb . It boasts a 1GHz dual-core processor, 8GB of storage and an 8-inch capacitive touchscreen. It's Wi-Fi only, but it will be possible to upgrade it to 3G in the future via a special USB...

Fast performance; Low price; Good connectivity options.

Units affected by screen issues; Plastic casing feels cheap; Still not enough Honeycomb apps available.

An Android Honeycomb tablet with a dual-core processor for under £200 sounds too good to be true, and sadly, it is. While the Archos 80 G9 boasts some fantastic technology, it's let down by shoddy production, which has resulted in a ripple-like screen...

Oct, 2011

Expert review by : Chris Martin (theinquirer.net)

Archos 80 G9 tablet video demo

 

Jumps to Honeycomb

attended Archos's briefing in London yesterday where it gave us a demonstration of its upcoming 80 G9 tablet.

Jun, 2011

Expert review by : Damien McFerran (knowyourmobile.com)

Archos 80 G9 review

 

Archos has been a major player in the PMP market for years now, so it's fitting that the French company is keen to make in roads into the tablet arena. We've already seen such devices hit the market with Archos branding, but the G9 range is arguably...

Low price, dual-core CPU, 3G expandability, Android 3.2

Cheap casing, some units have screen problems

The Archos 80 G9 boasts a fearsome sets of specs for the price, but the quality control problems impacting some units make it hard to recommend wholeheartedly

Expert review by : Dana Wollman (engadget.com)

Archos 80 G9 review

 

Archos debuts Arnova 9 G2 Android tablet, offers Gingerbread on a 9.7-inch IPS displayNokia to release Windows 8 tablets this June, top

Built-in kickstand ; Full-sized USB port ; Long battery life for a tablet this size ; Excellent value

Other Android tablets feel snappier ; No rear-facing camera

How many other $300 tablets run Android 3.2 and come with a kickstand and full-sized USB port? Try as you might, you'll be hard-pressed to get as much bang for your three hundred bucks.

Oct, 2011

Expert review by : Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

Archos 80 G9

 

The Archos 80 G9 is a relatively low-cost, 8-inch Google Android Honeycomb tablet.

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Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Eric Franklin (cnet.com)

Archos 80 G9 review

 

Editor's note: As of April 2012, the Archos 80G is upgradable to Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). For details on the advantages Android 4.0 offers over Honeycomb, check the Android 4.0 section of the Asus Transformer Prime TF201 review.

The lightweight, 8GB Archos 80 G9 tablet runs 1080p video smoothly, and its kickstand is a useful addition.

The tablet is uncomfortable to hold, with disappointing viewing angles and awkward button placement. Its single camera has poor recording quality.

The 8GB Archos 80 G9 delivers a complete Android experience at a low price, but its rough design, low-quality camera, and awkward button placement make it feel rushed to market.

Oct, 2011

Expert review by : Jason Inofuentes (anandtech.com)

The Archos G9 Tablet Reviews: Fast Enough

 

The tablet market is dominated, we all know, by Apple. Apple is arguably the lone American success story in the consumer electronics space. All of Apple's serious competition comes from companies outside the US, and nearly all of those are in Asia....

May, 2012

Expert review by : Chris Burns (slashgear.com)

ARCHOS 80 G9 Review [Video]

 

It's time for the G9 series of Android tablets from ARCHOS, a Texas Intstruments OMAP4 dual-core 1GHz processor toting set of unique-looking pieces of hardware set to hit the streets of North America soon. What we've got here is the smaller of the two,...

This is the first Texas Instruments dual-core 1GHz OMAP4 processor-toting Android tablet on the market, and it’s pretty decent. The kickstand, being as large and obviously important as it seems, is a bit of a disappointment as it’s made of plastic and...

Sep, 2011

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