The ARCHOS 101 internet tablet is a tablet that you will be proud to own. You will have in your hands the best of the highly desirable Android technology with a large, high-resolution 10 inch screen, a weight of 480 g, and a thinness of just 12 mm. Beyond containing your window into the Internet and your HD multimedia, your device is completely customizable with a world of apps to make it your personal tablet.
A design that will turn heads
The nice big 10 inch diagonal screen sits within a very slim and light design. With more people looking toward this new trend in Internet tablets, ARCHOS has carefully matched the power of the Android platform to a seductive design that will have heads turning. And with the adjustable leg stand, you will always have the best position to tap out your emails, view a movie or enjoy the photo frame application.
Whether you are looking at your ARCHOS in landscape or portrait mode, your pictures will look bright and crystal clear on the high-resolution 1024 x 600 pixel screen. It does not matter if you have it in your hands or if it is standing on a table with the built-in leg stand, You will always be impressed by the quality of the screen.
Android is the application framework developed by Google for connected mobile devices, coming with a full pack of connected apps such as a web browser and email application. The 5 home screens of the Android user interface allow advanced personalization: icons can be placed, moved or erased with just a flick of a finger. Thanks to the home screen widgets, users can instantly access their favorite applications.
Android on TV
Basically, this is what you see on your product screen, but ten times bigger. With its TV output, the ARCHOS 101 internet tablet displays every Android sceen on your wide screen TV*. You can then browse your files or the Internet from your couch. And guess how immersed in your 3D games you could be using the device as a steering-wheel! This is just staggering!
Tethering (Using your portable phone as a modem)
Want to be connected anywhere? Just plug your mobile phone equipped with 3.5 G & Bluetooth™ technology, simply pair it up to your ARCHOS 101 internet tablet via Bluetooth or even via USB cable. This will give you easy access to Internet directly on your device anytime and anywhere. There is no need to pay an extra fee when you already have a data service plan***.
Home Streaming from your PC
The ARCHOS 101 internet tablet has Samba and UPnP protocols: this means that you play your movies, videos, and photos on your ARCHOS, but these files are really located on your computer in another room. You do not need to store everything on your ARCHOS to enjoy viewing it on your ARCHOS! Your files fly through the air over WiFi. The ARCHOS 101 internet tablet is the small and convenient portable computer that you have always dreamed about.
Real web experience
Connect the ARCHOS 101 internet tablet to your WiFi network and you will be able to do just about everything that you do on your home PC, wherever you are. You will be able to surf the real web, not a scaled-down mobile version of the Internet thanks to Flash 10* support which let you access to all your favorite websites. You will benefit from a full width and superfast display of the web pages with the high resolution screen (1024 x 600 pixels) and the high-speed processor running at 1GHz. The browsing experience is made even more intuitive with the Android browser. Tap a part of the text that you are interested in and the display will be automatically resized to the paragraph you want to read. You can also easily check your emails at any moment with the Android email client which gives you the possibility to manage all your email accounts (Gmail, Yahoo!, etc).
With a built-in webcam (to stay in touch with your friends and family thanks to live video chat), an ultra-powerfull processor, WiFi connectivity, and multiple connections (USB Host/Slave, Micro SDHC, HDMI output), the ARCHOS 101 internet tablet has everything your PC has. It is very easy to connect an external keyboard or a mouse (ARCHOS external wireless keyboard with touch pad sold separately). For Email, you be delighted to finally have the choice between a full-sized on-screen keyboard and an external one.
3D graphics accelerator
The ARCHOS 101 internet tablet feature a graphical accelerator (3D OpenGL ES 2.0) to exploit Android 3D capabilities such as 3D games, animated interface with live wallpapers and transitions effects. You will be also able to enjoy the Android interface on your TV screen via the HDMI output. Discover a new way to play games on TV, your device becomes your gamepad.
Just tap the Appslib icon on the home screen of the ARCHOS 101 internet tablet to immediately discover a large choice of Android apps to download for the widest variety of needs you might have. It is so easy and quick. The Appslib has games too, with your ARCHOS 101 internet tablet will be your unique product to reflect your personality and style. Transform your ARCHOS into a real game console. With the 3D open GL technology and the accelerometer, you will discover a gaming experience like none other.
Unique Android Multimedia Applications
On top of Androids latest version, ARCHOS, still at the forefront of innovation, brings you exclusive applications: The internet tablets feature music, video and photo applications, developed by ARCHOS, that enrich the user experience with smooth browsing through the album covers and with widgets added to the home screen to give instant access and control to media. These unique Android applications allow users to amplify their digital experience. One of these functions, 3D album cover application, allows you to glide through your music by album covers. You can also make your own music playlists or browse your songs and music by favorites, recently played or recently added. Because you want to enjoy your videos and TV shows without re-encoding them with complicated software, ARCHOS makes your life easier by supporting audio and video formats beyond the standard ones of Android. It can even display subtitles and alternate audio tracks, all you have to do is drag, drop, and play! What other functions were created for you? An internet connected Photo frame application with 3D transitions, and the ability to sync your pictures with your Facebook™, Picasa™ or Flickr™ account.
In the ARCHOS tradition of employing the very latest technologies, this device offers the ultimate multimedia experience in HD* quality. Do not worry about what music, video, or photo formats it will play, it plays them all. The ARCHOS 101 internet tablet has a new music & video application adding 3D cover animation support and the ability to add a mini music or video widget to the home screen, in order to control your music & video at any time.
HDMI video output
Via the HDMI connection (HDMI cable sold separately), enjoy the Android interface on your TV screen. You will discover a new way to play games on TV, your device becomes your gamepad. In addition, whether you are sharing your photos and videos to a room full of people on a TV, you can show high definition images that are so crisp, an individual pixel will be impossible to see!
There is a full-sized USB connector on the side of the device to let you transfer all your multimedia content. There is also a USB host connector to directly transfer your files without using a PC.