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Archos 70 MTK8127 1.3GHz 16GB 7" Tablet

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MTK8127 1.3GHz Android 16GB Apr 2015
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Archos 70 Internet Tablet Review
Archos 70 Android Internet Tablet Review by The Digital Digest
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10 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on twenty expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Techradar, toptenreviews.com and stuff.tv this tablet computer has an average expert rating of 72 out of 100. If all the tablets of a similar age and spec are ranked by average expert review score then this Archos tablet computer is in the bottom 100%.

Easy to Use

One customer thought this tablet was easy to use. Toptenreviews.com wrote “The display on this device is one of the many reasons it is so simple and easy to use”.

One customer concluded that the product had a good interface. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com mentioned seven years ago “This tablet provides a simple user interface and an Android operating system” and rated this tablet 75 out of 100.

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Good Size

One customer concluded that the Archos 70 was lightweight. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com wrote “The Archos 70 is a lightweight, compact and beautiful tablet” in their Archos 70 review and scored the Archos 70 4 stars. One customer thought it was compact. Theregister.co.uk wrote “A 7in screen to keep things compact and the ability to play any video or music files you care to mention” in their review of this tablet.

Nice Design

Two people who purchased it agreed that it was good looking.

Reasonably Priced

Some Archos 70 reviewers who purchased it considered that it was good value for money. Expert review site Asia.cnet.com wrote “The tablets coming from Archos are ridiculously affordable”. Five years ago Techradar.com wrote on expert website Techradar “But, its tiny appearance and price is enticing” in their Archos 70 review.

Good Connectivity

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was able to connect to the internet. Toptenreviews.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and mentioned “This tablet is ideal for internet connectivity and gaming” in their review of the Archos 70.

Fairly Large Internal Storage Capacity

The Archos 70 has one of the larger internal storage capacitys (16 gigabytes) amongst MTK8127 processor tablet computers of this age. Across all the similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 70 the internal storage capacitys range from 8GB to 64GB, and the average internal storage capacity is 15GB.

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1080p Video Recording Modes

This tablet computer has a 1080p video recording modes, which is the most frequently found video recording modes on tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of tablet computers of a similar spec and age to the 70 is 32GB, the largest is 130GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 49GB. The Archos 70 has a quite large maximum memory card size (64 gigabytes) compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for around the same time as the 70.

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Very Light

The Archos 70 is quite light (only 270 grams) compared to most of the other tablets of a similar spec and age to the 70. The weights of comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 70 range from 260g to 710g.

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6 Reasons Against

Average User Reviews

On average, based on 203 user reviews the average user rating of this tablet is 67%.

Archos Only Has Poor Reviews for Its Tablets

We calculated the average reviews for all Archos tablets and also specifically for Archos MTK8127 processor tablet computers and found that in both cases Archos had poor reviews.

Not 4G

The Archos 70 is not 4G. Most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the 70 are also not 4G.

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Not 3G

The Archos 70 is not 3G. Most of the other tablet computers that have been on the market for around the same time as the 70 are also not 3G.

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Very Short Continuous Audio Playback Time

Tablet computers of this age and spec have continuous audio playback times of between 5h and 200h. With a continuous audio playback time of only 6.25 hours, the Archos 70 has one of the shorter continuous audio playback times amongst tablet computers of this age.

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Very Low Battery Capacity

The Archos 70 has one of the lower battery capacitys (only 2,600 milliamperes * hour) amongst tablet computers of this age. The average battery capacity of tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the 70 is 3,900mAh, and the battery capacitys range from 2,100mAh to 6,000mAh.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Archos 70

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Archos tablet was released.

Four Processor Coress

Compared to the other 12 tablets of this type and age that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the Archos 70 has four processor coress which is average.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Archos 70 has a relatively standard processor frequency (1.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other MTK8127 processor tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the 70.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 2 megapixels, the Archos 70 has a fairly standard rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets of a comparable age and type to the 70.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Archos 70 has a fairly average display diagonal (7 inches) compared to most of the other tablets of this type and age.

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Expert Reviews

(33)
12 December 2012

It's been a while since we published an overview of the current tablet market. With the holidays around the corner, we collected all of the tablets we've tested and that are still available, and... Read more…

22 March 2012

The Archos 70 internet tablet is a middle of the road Honeycomb affair with a design that hardly sets our hearts alight. But, its tiny appearance and price is enticing. Touted as the first Android... Read more…

22 March 2012

The Archos 70 internet tablet is a middle of the road Honeycomb affair with a design that hardly sets our hearts alight. But, its tiny appearance and price is enticing.Touted as the first Android... Read more…

While there are no plans from Archos to enable Android OS upgrades, if you want a tablet primarily to watch video, listen to music, read e-Books and keep on top of your e-mail and social networks,...

27 April 2011

The Archos 70 offers more horsepower and features than any other tablet under S$500, but its limitations make it more of a toy than a tool...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 31 December 2010 by Mr. J. G. Temperton
(Verified Purchase)

I feel I should set the record straight on this device, since their seems to be a lot of inaccurate information around, even on professional review sites. First of, when you buy the Archos the... Read more…

Reviewed 8 February 2011 by Catman

I recieved this product on Feb 2 2011 and was a bit concerned by the mixed reviews. However after using this product for 6 days im very pleased with it. Firstly as other reviewers have already... Read more…

Reviewed 25 March 2011 by Amazon Customer

I have spent the last two weeks reading all the descriptions of,and feedback on, the very wide range of Android Tablets on the market. I kept coming back to this, but then some of the negative... Read more…

Reviewed 9 February 2011 by Charlotte Giles
(Verified Purchase)

I have had an ARCHOS 5 for 2 years and loved it, I travel a lot, away from home every week all over the world and my ARCHOS was my lifeline, 250Gb hard drive easily carried a multitude of films... Read more…

Reviewed 12 January 2011 by Vernal Scott

I received my Archos 70 250gb last week and all I can say is WOW!!! It has turned out to be a stunningly diverse gadget with tons of great features that has quickly become my new best friend,... Read more…

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