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Archos Helium 80
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Archos Helium 80 MSM8926 1.2GHz 8GB 8" 4G 3G Tablet

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MSM8926 1.2GHz Android 8GB Aug 2014
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Premium Design With its sleek aluminium casing, ARCHOS 80 Helium is stylish, thin and light. At just 9.2mm thick and weighing only 430g (0.94 pound) it's the perfect tablet for your Android... More
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9 Reasons For

Flash Storage Medium

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage medium, which is the most frequently supported storage medium on tablet computers that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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4G Compatible

The Archos Helium 80 is 4G compatible. Most of the other tablet computers that were released more than two years ago are not 4G compatible.

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3G Compatible

The Helium 80 is 3G compatible. Most of the other tablets that are a similar age to the Helium 80 are not 3G compatible.

We compared this tablet to all the other 3G compatible tablet computers and we think the Apple iPad[plb_346892_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Four Processor Cores

Most tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the Helium 80 have between one and seven processor cores, including the Archos Helium 80 which has four processor cores.

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Capacitive Touch Screen Technology

This tablet computer features a Capacitive touch screen technology, which is typical of many tablets of a comparable spec and age to it.

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1080p Video Recording Mode

The Archos Helium 80 has a 1080p video recording mode which is higher than most tablets of a comparable age and spec to it. Most tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to it have a 720p video recording mode. Tablet computers that were launched more than two years ago video recording modes range from 480p (worst) to 2160p (best).

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Features One Personal Info Management App

The Archos Helium 80 has a greater number of personal info management (PIM) than most tablet computers of this age and spec. This Archos tablet computer features a Calendar personal info management app, which is the most commonly featured personal info management app featured on similar spec tablets that have been available for around the same time as the Helium 80.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This tablet computer supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on comparable spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Thin

Across all the tablet computers of this type and age the thicknesses range from 6.4mm to 300mm, and the average thickness is 87mm. With a thickness of only 9.2 millimeters, the Archos Helium 80 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst comparable spec tablets of this age.

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5 Reasons Against

Archos Only Has Unexceptional Reviews for Its Tablets

Tablets built by Archos are fairly ok tablets according to average reviews from owners and experts.

Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

Tablet computers of a similar type and age to the Helium 80 have internal storage capacity of between 1GB and 520GB. The Helium 80 has a quite small internal storage capacity (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that were released around the same time as the Helium 80.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

Most tablets of a similar spec and age to the Helium 80 have one built-in speaker, including the Helium 80 which has one built-in speaker.

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Only One Battery Cell

Most similar spec tablet computers that have been available for more than two years have between one and nine battery cells, including the Archos Helium 80 which has one battery cell.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 1 gigabyte, the Helium 80 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst tablet computers of this age. Similar spec tablet computers that have been around for a comparable time to the Helium 80 have maximum internal memory of between 0.5GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 3.9GB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Archos Helium 80

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Archos tablet computer was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.2 gigahertz, the Archos Helium 80 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been around for a similar time to the Helium 80.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution

With a rear camera resolution of 5 megapixels, the Archos Helium 80 has a fairly average rear camera resolution compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec.

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Average Screen Size

The Archos Helium 80 has a relatively standard screen size (8 inches) compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for a similar time to the Helium 80.

There are a number of alternative 8" tablets currently available that you might also want to look at including the Asus VivoTab Note 8[plb_2715246_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
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Intel VPro Technology
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Expert Reviews

(83)
31 January 2015

French firm Archos launched Archos 80 Helium tablet with support for 4G LTE wireless networks. Archos sale in the UK for £199, several months after it was first announced. Archos 80 Helium 4G... Read more…

20 December 2014

The Archos 80 Helium 4G has a poor screen, disappointing performance and tiny built-in storage; its only saving grace is its 4G modem...

15 September 2014

The Archos 80 Helium 4G is a good-looking tablet with the added bonus of 4G for web browsing and calls. It's let down a little by its sub-par performance but if network coverage is essential for...

20 January 2014

We could see the 80 Xenon doing a great job as a family tablet left in the kitchen, though its economic sweet-spot is as an occasional mobile tablet for the commute or car. Though we do like it a...

11 December 2013

Perhaps the name gives a clue to the screen size if not its 8inches. This is an Android Tablet that is ideal to use over Wi-Fi. Of course its touch and with the creamy white surround to the screen... Read more…

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Reviewed 11 November 2011 by D. G. Thomas

I have an iPad, an Asus Transformer, a Hannspad, an Advent Vega, a 7inch witstech and a archos. I have to say that by far the Archos is the best value for money The iPad may be slicker, but mainly... Read more…

Reviewed 8 December 2011 by Bill Hoy
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic piece of kit but remember, this is not an iPad. It does exactly what it says it does and fast enough to really enjoy using it. Internet access is fast and page flipping really good.... Read more…

Reviewed 7 April 2012 by Jon Williams
(Verified Purchase)

This was one of the best "lower priced" Android tablets I have used, fast and responsive, brilliant media sharing (both in and out), very flexible with expandable memory (MiniSD up to 32GB), USB... Read more…

Reviewed 29 December 2011 by MaurizioB

I purchased this item about 4 weeks ago, and from an hardware point of view it is rather good. Display is nice and bright, really good battery life and doesn't feel too plasticky. I use it for... Read more…

Reviewed 5 January 2012 by SamWharfe

My partner got me this for Christmas. Seemed like a good tablet, has a mini-HDMI port, 3G USB Stick port (which CAN be used for other usb devices... such as external hard drives, usb thumb drives... Read more…

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