The new Arnova 10 Tablet is one of the cheapest 10 inches Android Tablet on the market. It sells at 200 USD or 200 euros. Following our previous posts regarding this product, we are now presenting a complete Hands-on review of the 4 Gb version of the device.
This five parts article will introduce the first Arnova Tablet to hit the market, then review the hardware and software specifications, check the Arnova 10 battery life, connectors and camera, screen capabilities, to conclude with our opinion on the device.
Here is a summary for the Arnova 10 4GB specifications:
|Arnova 10 4GB|
|Operating System||Android 2.1 (ECLAIR)
Firmware version says/ 1.1.5 Build Number: 0.18.ECLAIR.eng.root.20110122.188888
|CPU||Rockchip 2818 running at 311.29 Mhz (to be confirmed)|
|Flash Storage Memory||Capacity 4 GB
Speed: Class 2 range (tested Read 4457 kB/s, Write 1859 kB/s)
|System Memory||200 Mb|
|Additional storage||Micro SD slot (SDHC compatible)|
|Display||1024×600 TFT LCD
|Camera||0.3Mp (front facing)|
|Interfaces||USB 2.0 Slave MSC
USB 2.0 Host MSC
|Battery life||4 hours and half (video playing or web surfing)|
|Dimensions||272 x 152.3 x 13.5 mm (10.7” x 6” x 0.5”)|
|Weight||570 g / 20.1 oz|
|Price||199 EU (4 GB model)|
For a side by side comparison with its big brother Archos 101, please refer to our comparison with Archos 101 IT.
Packaging is very similar to an Archos Gen8 box, you will find in the box:
– an Arnova 10 4 GB tablet
– a power charger with 3 power sockets (American, English and French type)
This is the classic power charger from Archos, input 100-240V, outputs 5V 2A
– an USB cable (micro USB format)
– 5 papers that includes Archos(!) Legal and Safety Notices, Arnova 10 User Guide,
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