Archos 97 Carbon leaked out (ARM Cortex A8@1Ghz, 9.7″ IPS screen, HDMI, dual camera, Google Play)


While during the last weeks, some of the Archos Elements tablets passed the FCC, by the conference pictures, we knew that more of them were going to be released. And today we got pictures and specs of another element tablet, named 97 Carbon. Actually, it looks a lot like the Arnova 9 G3 which has been released a month ago, but with addition of official Google Apps support, a back camera and HDMI-output.

By looking at the pictures of the back, we come to know it will be one of the Archos tablets to feature a camera on the back.

On the right side of the tablet, the volume and home buttons are located.

Full device specifications(as known at this moment):

Operating System Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
CPU probably single core ARM Cortex A8@1Ghz
Could be Rockchip 2918 CPU running at 1 Ghz
Integrated GPU: Vivante Corporation GC800 ?
Flash Storage Memory Capacity: 16 GB
System Memory 1024 Mb
Additional storage Micro SD slot (SDHC compatible)
Display 1024×768 IPS 9.7 inches (4:3 ratio)
Capacitive 5 points MultiTouch
Bluetooth ???
Wifi 802.11 b/g/n
Gravity Sensor Yes
Camera 0.3Mp (front facing) + 2.0Mp (back)
Interfaces Micro USB host 2.0: Mass Storage Class (MSC)
MicroSD slot
Android Market / Google Play Yes
Kickstand No
Dimensions 239 mm x 184 mm x 11.5 mm
Weight 620 g

We expect the Archos 97 Carbon to arrive somewhere in the second half of this year for a price of ~199EUR.


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