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Archos 97 Platinum HD
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Archos 97 Platinum HD A31 1GHz 8GB 9.7" Tablet

A31 1GHz Android 8GB Jan 2013
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Presenting the ARCHOS 97 Platinum HD, with its super-high resolution IPS screen, quad-core processor running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and featuring complete access to the Google Play store and... More
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6 Reasons For

Capacitive Touch Screen Technology

This tablet computer features a Capacitive touch screen technology, which is typical of many tablet computers of a similar age and type to it.

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Two Built-In Speakers

The 97 Platinum HD is a two built-in speaker tablet computer.

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Very High Front Camera Resolution

The front camera resolution of the Archos 97 Platinum HD of 2 megapixels is one of the highest amongst A31 processor tablet computers that are a similar age to the 97 Platinum HD. The average front camera resolution of tablet computers that have been available for a similar time to the 97 Platinum HD is 0.64MP.

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2048 X 1536 Pixels Display Resolution

The Archos 97 Platinum HD has a maximum display resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels. That's over three times the display resolution of a 1280 x 800 pixels tablet, which is the most common display resolution. Tablets of a comparable age and spec to the 97 Platinum HD display resolutions range from 480 x 272 pixels to 3840 x 2560 pixels.

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Very Large Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of 64 gigabytes, the Archos 97 Platinum HD has one of the largest maximum memory card sizes amongst tablets of this age. The average maximum memory card size of A31 processor tablet computers that have been available for a comparable time to the 97 Platinum HD is 38GB, and the maximum memory card sizes range from 32GB to 64GB.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This tablet has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec tablets that were launched around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Owner Reviews Are Poor

This Archos tablet has an average owner rating of 54 out of 100 based on 22 owner reviews.

Archos Only Has Unexceptional Tablet Computer Reviews

Archos A31 processor tablet computers have unexceptional reviews on average and across all tablets Archos is one of the middle of the road manufacturers.

Not 4G Compatible

The 97 Platinum HD is not 4G compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other A31 processor tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the 97 Platinum HD are also not 4G compatible.

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Not 3G Compatible

The 97 Platinum HD is not 3G compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 97 Platinum HD are also not 3G compatible.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other tablets of this age and type, the 97 Platinum HD's weight of 670 grams is one of the heaviest. The weights of comparable spec tablets that were released more than two years ago range from 300g to 670g.

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Very Tall

The Archos 97 Platinum HD is one of the tallest A31 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to the 97 Platinum HD (242 millimeters) amongst tablets of this age. Across all the A31 processor tablet computers that were released more than two years ago the heights range from 10mm to 250mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Archos 97 Platinum HD

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Archos released the 97 Platinum HD.

Four Processor Cores

The 97 Platinum HD has four processor cores which is average compared to the other five tablets of a similar type and age to the 97 Platinum HD that we have assessed the number of processor cores of.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The 97 Platinum HD has a pretty standard processor clock speed (1 gigahertz) compared to most of the other A31 processor tablet computers that came out more than two years ago.

Tablet computers with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the i-onik TP7-1200QC[plb_2093013_price] (1.2GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 9.7 inches, the 97 Platinum HD has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other A31 processor tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the 97 Platinum HD.

If this tablet computer screen size is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Modecom FreeTAB 1004-IPS-X4[plb_3071304_price] (10.1" and higher rated).

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

With an internal storage capacity of 8 gigabytes, the 97 Platinum HD has a pretty typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other A31 processor tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 97 Platinum HD.

Tablets with a larger internal storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the i-onik TP7-1200QC[plb_2093013_price] (16GB), or the Modecom FreeTAB 1004-IPS-X4[plb_3071304_price] (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Operating System
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Card
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Storage Medium
Display
Screen Size
Touch Screen Technology
Multi-Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Auto Focus
Rear Camera
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Networking
3G Compatible
WiFi Standard
4G WiMAX
Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Headphone Jack Size
Microphone Input
Headphone Output
Mini HDMI Port
Micro-USB 2.0 Port
Performance
Subtitle Format
Video Format
Image Format
Audio Format
Accelerometer
GPS
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Battery
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Thickness
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
AC Adapter
Keyboard Included
Manual
Other Features
Docking Connector
Kids Tablet
WiFi
Battery Charging Indicator

Expert Reviews

10 January 2013

Where Apple goes, many will follow. In the past, Archos's tablets weren't all that much like Apple's iPad tablets, but its latest range features tabs that could be identical twins of the iPad 4... Read more…

17 January 2013

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Mit einer Preisempfehlung von 300 Euro ist das Archos Platinum 97 eines der günstigsten Tablets mit Retina-Auflösung. Die ältere Titanium-Variante des gleichen Herstellers kostet nochmals 40... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 7 July 2013 by David Scott
(Verified Purchase)

Product Link: Archos Platinum 97 9.7-inch tablet (ARM Cortex A7 1.2GHz Processor, 2GB RAM, 8GB storage, Wi-Fi, 2x Camera, Android 4.1) My Archos Platinum 97 HD arrived yesterday and I'm pleased... Read more…

Reviewed 26 June 2013 by Soundasleeper
(Verified Purchase)

This arrived yesterday so I'm still getting to grips with some aspects of it, however so far I have to say I'm pretty impressed. Overall the tablet has a satisfyingly solid feel and the buttons... Read more…

Reviewed 10 July 2013 by M. Canning
(Verified Purchase)

The device I recieved worked perfectly for one day and then started loosing the sd card during operation. Eventually it became almost non-operational, so that opening the Archos music player (for... Read more…

Reviewed 29 July 2013 by Rob
(Verified Purchase)

I have only had the tablet for a few days, but it was easy to use initially and the set up was simple, I bought some other stuff to use with it such as a 64g card and a mifi unit which has made... Read more…

Reviewed 11 July 2013 by Dave the Brave
(Verified Purchase)

I just received this tablet after reviewing the specs and noting it was what I was after from a tablet. for some background info I recently owned a Onda V972 but had to return it for extremely... Read more…

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