Archos 101 G9 (250GB) gets Turbo-fied. Video
Archos 101 G9 (250GB) gets Turbo-fied. Video Transcript
Hello everybody. I'm Lynn here at CNET bringing you guys a tablet this time and it's called the Archos 101 G9 Turbo version. Now, you might have already seen this review the Archos 101 before but this version has a 250 gigabyte hard drive memory capacity. With it's 10.1-inch screen and 1280x800 resolution, you could watch full 1080p HD video. You can also record 720p video with it's front facing camera. Unfortunately, there is no rear facing camera. In addition for all you Endure lovers out there who are done with Honeycomb and Gingerbread, fear not. The Archos Tablet is upgradable over the air to Ice Cream Sandwich. On the back of this wifi-enabled device, there's also a port here for an optional 3G network fix. There's also a (niffy?) if not little (slimsy?) kick-stand on the back so you could pop up your tablet for easy viewing. Powering this all is a Texas Instruments OMAP4 Dual Core Processor available from 1.2 to 1.5 Gigahertz. If you're interested the tablet is available online for purchase for $390. Again, I'm Lynn from CNET bringing you guys the Archos 101 G9 Turbo version.
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Archos 101 G9 Turbo (250GB) Review
The good: The Archos 101 G9 Turbo version runs Android 4.0, has a neat kickstand, and can play full 1080p HD video.
The bad: The Archos 101 G9 Turbo's processing speed is slow, its video records out of sync, and it has some awkward design errors.
The bottom line: Despite its Android 4.0 update and slightly upgraded processor, the Archos 101 G9 Turbo's glacial lag and cumbersome build makes this tablet safe to skip over.
Archos 101 G9 Turbo (250GB) Specs
Part number: 502058
- Product Basic Spec