ARCHOS 80 Platinum and 97 Platinum HD available soon

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Presented at the CES 2013 show earlier this year, the ARCHOS Platinum tablets are latest models on the ARCHOS Elements product line, which uses the Allwinner A31 quad-core processor running at 1.2 GHz. Platinum models recently started to show up on stores like Conrad Germany.
Based on current product information, the ARCHOS 80 Platinum, the 8″ model (1024×768 resolution) is listed to be available at the end of the month for €199.95, while the 97 Platinum HD, the 9.7″ model (2048×1536 resolution) is delayed until 05/24 at a price of €299.. There are no signs of the 11.6″ model.

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ARCHOS Platinum alternatives

If you are in hurry and want a similar tablet, you can always buy the Chinese models, on which the ARCHOS Platinum seems to be based:
  • the Onda V812 sold at €126 or $165 (+shipping), is similar to the ARCHOS 80 Platinum

  • ONDA V812

    8 inches IPS display 1024x768 pixels, Allwinner A31 quad-core CPU,2 GB RAM, Android 4.1, Dual camera 0.3 MP & 5.0 MP
    Ships out within 3 days$ 165

  • The Onda V972, sold at €169 or $220 (+shipping), is similar to the ARCHOS 97 Platinum

  • ONDA V972

    9.7 inches IPS retina like display 2048x1536 pixels, Allwinner A31 quad-core CPU,2 GB RAM, Android 4.1, Dual camera
    Ships out within 3 days$ 220