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Archos 97 Carbon review Part 1 - Introduction
Archos 97 Carbon review Part 2 - Components
Archos 97 Carbon review Part 3 - Performance and multimedia
Now we've checked Archos 97 Carbon tablet the specifications and design, it's time to have a closer look at the components and device performance.
9.7" IPS Screen
The Archos Carbon 97 IPS screen offers a resolution of 1024x768 which gives a pixels density of ~132 pixels per inch (PPI) . This resolution is similar to Apple iPad 2 and is a quarter of the new iPad which has 2048x1536-pixel resolution at 264 PPI. The Carbon 97 has a screen ratio of 4/3 which is ideal for eBooks, web browsing or gaming; movies play well with this screen ratio, but you usually end up with black bars to adapt to the screen size.
The capacitive multitouch supports up to 5 simultaneous points.
This IPS screen shows brilliant colors and has great viewing angles as you can see in this video below, it is probably the best screen Archos/Arnova has ever offered on their tablets.
When used outside, just like many…
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