Archos is just releasing a product refresh to their Archos 70b/c eReader with the new Arnova 7e G2 Dual Touch.
The 7 inches screen offers a resolution of 800×480 pixels (16/9 ratio), with a Dual Touch resistive inout. The processor is announced to be an ARM Cortex A8 running at 1 GHz, we can expect a Rockchip RK2918, common to most of the other Arnova G2. Arnova 7e G2 Dual Touch is eBook reading oriented with the two buttons (like a left and right) on each side of the tablet. Moreover, the design is quite slim (11.2 mm thick) and light (370 g).
No price or availability given yet.
Specs from the product page
|Internal Storage||• 4GB internal memory + SD slot to extend memory (up to 32 GB* cards)|
|Application Framework||• ANDROID™ 2.3 (Gingerbread)|
|Display characteristics||• 7” High resolution resistive dual touch colorscreen TFT – 800 x 480 pixels|
|Text Formats1||• EPUB, PDF (including Adobe DRM EPUB and PDF format), FB2, TXT|
|Music Playback2||• MP3, FLAC, OGG, WAV|
|Photo viewer3||• JPEG, BMP|
|Video Playback3||• MPEG-4 AVI, FLV, MPG, RM, RMVB, FLV, MP4, DAT, VOB, MKV, MOV (up to 1080p Full HD)|
|Speakers||• Built-in Speakers|
|Other applications||• Book library, Web browser, e-mail, Alarm clock, Weather forecast, Games, Appslib|
|Battery life4||• Charging 3 hours, Internet access : 8 hours|
|Dimensions & weight||
• Dimensions: 7.48” x 5.11 ” x 0.44 ” – 190 mm x 130 mm x 11.2 mm
• Weight: 13 oz – 370 grams
|Compatibility||• Windows2000/XP/Vista/Windows7® and Mac® OS 10.7 or above in mass storage mode|
|Connectivity||• USB 2.0 High Speed, Fast b/g WiFi|
|Package includes||• ARNOVA 7e G2 Dual Touch, Power Adaptor, USB Cable Mini B/A, user manual|
* 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity is less.
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Pictures: Arnova website.