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Archos 70B MT8312 1.3GHz 4GB 7" 3G Tablet

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MT8312 1.3GHz Android 4GB Jun 2015
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Compact and capableEnjoy great graphics, phone functionality, and all your content in the 7-inch ARCHOS 70b Copper tablet. 7 inch screenThe ARCHOS 70b Copper features a large 7 inch screen with... More
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12 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

Six Archos 70B owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good value for money. Alanpear mentioned in their review of this tablet on Amazon in December “Exactly what i was looking for at decent price”. Geoff-Uk rated this tablet 5 stars and mentioned in December this year “Fantastic value”. Geoff-Uk also wrote “What you get for the price is amazing, 4g dual sim phone, Bluetooth”.

Two people who bought it agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk said in their Archos 70B review “It is cheap” but in spite of that they only gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.

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Nice Design

Two Archos 70B owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking. In December last year Mr Baz gave the product a rating of 4 stars and he wrote in his review of this tablet “It ran along better than expected just take it easy with tons of apps being open (which consumes memory)+ Screen is pretty good”.

One Archos 70B reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was a good design.

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Good Product Quality

Four Archos 70B owners who reviewed this tablet reckoned that it was good quality. Mr Baz gave it a rating of 4 stars and he wrote “+ Build is good with a solid case and decent quality feel to the construction+ Performance is quite nippy, this has a "dual core" 1.2 GHz processor” in his review of the Archos 70B. Mr Baz also wrote “You can at least install apps to the micro SD cardSound quality is acceptable for a tablet in this price region ie you can hear it ok”. Four years ago Laptopmag.com mentioned “Solid build quality”.

Good Connectivity

A few Archos 70B reviewers who bought it thought it was wifi compatible. Four years ago Laptopmag.com said “Wi-Fi wasn't entirely stable” although they only rated this tablet 40 out of 100. One Archos 70B reviewer who bought this tablet considered that it had gps.

Robust

Three people agreed that this tablet was well made.

Easy to Use

One Archos 70B reviewer who reviewed the Archos 70B concluded that it had a good experience. Mr Baz said in his review of the Archos 70B “You'll get a better experience with decent headphones or speakers (wired or Blue-tooth)No custom interface this runs the normal stock Android look” and scored it 4 stars.

Good Support

One person said in their reviews that the Archos 70B had good technical guidance. Mr Baz mentioned “The instructions are simple” .

Good Picture Quality

One Archos 70B reviewer who purchased it concluded that it was good for watching movies. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on Expert Reviews five years ago “With the 70b, Archos has tried to combine the two - it's an Android slate with a resistive colour touchscreen, so it's also ideal for watching movies” but in spite of that they only scored the product 3 stars.

Good Battery Life

One customer said in their reviews that this tablet had a good battery life. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com mentioned in their review of the Archos 70B five years ago “We'd rather have a traditional e-ink eReader, with a much longer battery life and quick responses” but in spite of that they only scored it 40 out of 100.

Good Size

One Archos 70B reviewer considered that it was lightweight. Laptopmag.com said in their review of this tablet “Lightweight design” .

3G Compatible

The Archos 70B is 3G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers of a similar age and type to the 70B also are 3G compatible.

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Very Narrow

With a width of only 108 millimeters, the Archos 70B is one of the narrower tablets that have been available for around the same time as the 70B amongst similar spec tablet computers of this age. The widths of MT8312 processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the 70B range from 100mm to 270mm, and the average width is 150mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Archos Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

On average Archos MT8312 processor tablets have unexceptional reviews as do all tablets manufactured by Archos.

Inferior Sound Quality

Several people who reviewed the Archos 70B concluded that it did not have good sound quality. Geoff-Uk said in their Archos 70B review on Amazon in December this year “Be sensible you have to accept that a £70 tablet is not a £400 iPad or Samsung! Inbuilt speakers are tinny, cover for the sim”. This year Porkie said “Sound is not good at all I'm deaf in one ear and cannot hear this even with my speakers it was not a good sound at all” in their review of the Archos 70B and gave this tablet a rating of 60 out of 100. Laptopmag.com wrote “Tinny speakers” in their review.

Not 4G Compatible

The Archos 70B is not 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that came out around the same time as the 70B are also not 4G compatible.

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Very Low Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of tablet computers of this age and spec range from 1,500mAh to 4,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 2,700mAh. At only 1,500 milliampere * hour, the Archos 70B has a fairly low battery capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 70B.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Archos 70B

Released Over a Year Ago

This tablet computer has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Archos 70B has a fairly average processor clock speed (1.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec.

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Two Processor Cores

The Archos 70B is a two processor core tablet computer. That's average compared to the other tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the 70B that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 7 inches, the Archos 70B has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that are a comparable age to the 70B.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 4 gigabytes, the Archos 70B has a fairly average internal storage capacity compared to most of the other MT8312 processor tablets that are a comparable age to the 70B.

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Specification

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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
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Display
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Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
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Graphics Adapter
Camera
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Front Camera
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
4G Compatible
3G Compatible
DLNA Certified
2G Compatible
2G Standard
3G Standard
Bluetooth
Dual SIM Support
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Phone Features
Voice Calls
Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Video Format
Image Format
Audio Format
Google Applications
Orientation Sensor
Gyroscope
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS
GPS
Design
Size
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Intel My WiFi Technology
Battery
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Packaging Content
Cable Included
AC Adapter
Keyboard Included
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Kids Tablet
EDGE
GSM Bands Supported
GPRS

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Expert Reviews

(22)
25 May 2012

The $179 price is appealing--and we dig the kickstand--but the Archos 70b simply isn't fast enough and doesn't last long enough on a charge...

Built-in kickstand
Loud speakers
Lightweight design
Access to Google Play store
Android Honeycomb 3.2
Sluggish performance including terribly slow accelerometer
Short battery life
Screen gridlines visible
Inconsistent Wi-Fi performance
Runs hot
1 February 2012

The diminuitive Archos 70b internet tablet is a mixed bag. We appreciated the look and feel of the device, as well as the Android Honeycomb operating system and battery life. But we just couldn?t...

14 September 2011

The colour screen on the Archos 70b eReader may be better for flicking through photographs then, but apart from that it brings nothing to the party. We'd rather have a traditional e-ink eReader,...

Normally, in a review, we would start with a physical overview of the device and the internals before giving you a verdict. This time however, we're going to do it the other way. And the short... Read more…

29 March 2011

With a resistive touchscreen, a cut-down version of Android and a slow processor, the 70b ereader is a master of no trade, but it is cheap...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 25 February 2011 by Preston Geoff
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The Archos 70b Internet Tablet and eBool Reader is really good. The quoted battery life for use as an eBook Reader is about 10 hrs, but I found that that was with the backlight set at 60%. Under... Read more…

Reviewed 13 June 2011 by Brian A. Pashley

I required an eReader for occasional use only, a dedicated eReader would lagely remain only partly used. I chose the ARCHOS 7eb to give me the option of seeing my colour photos and video in colour... Read more…

Reviewed 9 March 2012 by Spikeislander

Please beware , if you are thinking about buying the Archos 70b E reader. There is a known fault on this product and although Archos ask you to send it back to them . They will not repair or... Read more…

Reviewed 19 October 2011 by Sean Woolfenden

THIS CAN BE TURNED INTO A GREAT LITTLE ANDROID TABLET WHEN USING HACKED FIRMWARE. THERE ARE TONS OF GUIDES ONLINE HOW TO DO THIS AS THE ARCHOS FIRMWARE IS OKAY BUT NOT FULLY OPEN LIKE ALL ANDROID... Read more…

Reviewed 15 August 2011 by 4personnen

Books are easily readable, video is of very nice quality, internet access quite fast. I would say average + in all situations. For that price you cannot really expect more. I think the screen... Read more…

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