It’s finally here ! The Archos G9 device running at 1.5 GHz is starting to ship, here are a few unboxing pictures of an Archos 101 G9 Turbo (1.5 GHz) 250 Gb.

To accomodate with the 250 Gb hardisk (Seagate Momentus Thin, the first 7mm standard hard drive) the tablet has lost it’s USB charging capabilities and now requires a dedicated power supply, it also gained 3 millimeters thickness (15.6 mm vs 12.6 mm) and 286 grams compared to the Flash disk models.

Archos 101 G9 250 Gb on top, Archos 101 G9 Flash version at the bottom.

For the recall, have a look at the benchmarks comparing the Archos 101 G9 1 Ghz, 1.2 GHz and 1.5 GHz, all 3 models in Flash disk configuration.

Benchmarks results

 Archos 101 G9
Turbo 1.5 GHz
Archos 101 G9
Turbo 1.2 GHz
Archos 101 G9
1 GHz
TI OMAP 4460 1.5 GHz
PowerVR SGX540 384 MHz
TI OMAP 4430 1.2 GHz
PowerVR SGX540 304 MHz
TI OMAP 4430 1.0 GHz
PowerVR SGX540 304 MHz
Test setup
Firmware version
3.2.693.2.77 3.2.69
NenaMark2 (fps)
higher is faster
21.6 20.2 19.1
higher is faster
Absolute 35453
Relative 22587
Absolute 35108
Relative 21415
Absolute 35278
Relative 20894
higher is faster
2066 1752 1362
higher is faster
Native score: 13664
Java score: 3627
Overall score: 7641
Native score: 11332
Java score: 3244
Overall score: 6479
Native score: 9423
Java score: 1771
Overall score: 4831
higher is faster
1248 1169 969
Multitouch test
4 points

Don’t forget to check our review of the Archos G9 series and other articles on the Archos G9 devices.

Thanks to our friends from for the unboxing pictures, don’t forget to check out their site for more pictures about this device.


  1. Is there any word if the initial release of the 250gb modle has the upgrade to the 1gb memory or is it still running 512mb and a second version of the 250gb will release shortly after with the 1gb memory spec?

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