4G For An Enhanced Tablet ExperienceMade for using 4G/LTE networks for up to 150 Mbps download speeds, the ARCHOS 80b Helium features an 8 inch widescreen HD IPS screen for an amazing internet and...
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One person reckoned that it was thin. Expert website Gadgetshow.channel5.com said “An 8-inch Android tablet that, like its name suggests, sports 4G powers and has a slim, aluminium-l” however they scored it 60 out of 100.
Good Technical Features
One Archos 80b owner who reviewed it considered that it had good features. Last year Coolsmartphone.com wrote in their review of this tablet “It just felt like the sum of its parts as opposed to a load of unique and useful features combining to ma”.
One person considered that the product was cheap. Whathifi.com said “And while you could forgive the Archos 80b Platinum its shortfalls if it was a sub-£100 budget slate, at £170, there are more questions to be asked of it” however despite that they scored the product 40 out of 100.
The Archos 80b is 4G compatible. Most of the other tablets of this age and spec also are 4G compatible.
The Archos 80b is 3G compatible. Most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that are a similar age to the 80b are not 3G compatible.
2 Reasons Against
Archos Only Has Unexceptional Tablet Reviews
On average Archos tablet computers are rated 66%, which is in the bottom 20% of all tablet manufacturers that we have assessed.
At 210 millimeters, the Archos 80b is very tall compared to most of the other tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the 80b. The shortest tablet computer of this spec and age is 8.9mm tall and the tallest is 210mm.
6 Other reasons to consider the Archos 80b
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this Archos tablet computer was released.
Four Processor Cores
Compared to the other five tablet computers that were launched more than a year ago that we have assessed the number of processor cores of, the number of processor cores on the Archos 80b is four which is average.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.5 gigahertz, the Archos 80b has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other MT8732 processor tablets that have been on the market for more than a year.
+4 Other reasons
Average Rear Camera Resolution
With a rear camera resolution of 5 megapixels, the Archos 80b has a fairly standard rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablets of a similar age and spec to the 80b.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 8 inches, the Archos 80b has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other tablets that were released more than a year ago.
Average Internal Storage Capacity
At 8 gigabytes, the Archos 80b has a pretty standard internal storage capacity compared to most of the other MT8732 processor tablets that were launched around the same time as the 80b.
Processor Clock Speed
Operating System Version
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
SD, MicroSD (TransFlash)
Integrated Card Reader
Touch Sensitive Screen
1280 x 800
Rear Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
EDGE, GPRS, GSM
HSPA+, UMTS, CDMA, WCDMA
Dual SIM Support
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Jack Size
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service)
3GP, AVI, H.264, MP4
BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
AAC++, AAC++, PCM, ADPCM, MP3, OGG, PCM, WAV
Gmail, Google Books, Google+, Google Calendar, Google+, Google+, Google Chrome, Google+, Google Hangouts, Google Maps, Google+, Google Music, Google+, Google+, Google Now, Google Play, Google+
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