Are you in the market for a new tablet but think the iPad and the Galaxy Note 10.1/Tab series are too expensive? Then you may want to check out the recently announced Titanium line from Archos.
Unveiled at CES 2013, Archos’ Titanium line in its Elements range offers decent specs at highly competitive prices. Here’s what you get:
- High Definition IPS display capacitive multi-touch screen
- Dual core CPU at 1.6 GHz with Quad core GPU, with 1080p video decoding
- Sleek aluminum design
- Android 4.1 ‘Jelly Bean’ with the 700,000 applications on Google Play and the Archos Media Center applications
The tablets come in 7, 8 and 10-inch variants. There’s also one wuth an HD screen at 9.7 inches. Here are the price details from the press release:
- The ARCHOS 70 titanium (7 inches), priced at 119€, $119, £99 offers similar features to competitors such as Amazon, at a better price point.
- The ARCHOS 80 titanium (8 inches), priced at 169€, $169, £149 has been designed to offer similar user experience as the iPad mini, for a fraction of the price.
- The ARCHOS 101 titanium (10.1 inches), priced at 199€, $199, £169, is around 30 per cent cheaper than competition with comparable features.
- The ARCHOS 97 titanium HD (9.7 inches), with a resolution up to 2048 x 1536 pixels is priced at 249€, $249 and £199, and aims to be an alternative to the new iPad for half the price.
Not bad, considering what you’re getting. The Archos Titanium line certainly sounds like an affordable alternative, from a recognizable manufacturer, to the tablets that are currently out in the market.
Would you get an Archos Titanium tablet over an iPad or a Galaxy Note 10.1? Share your thoughts in the comments below!