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Archos 80 Xenon
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Archos 80 Xenon S4 1.2GHz 4GB 8" 3G Tablet

S4 1.2GHz Android 4GB Jan 2013
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Go online anywhere with the ARCHOS 80 Xenon - specially designed for an on-the-go experience with both 3G and WiFi. Un-Sim-locked it accepts any 3G Sim card and has no provider restrictions. The... More
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5 Reasons For

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who purchased it wrote that it was quiet. Three years ago said in their review on expert review site Techradar “Archos has been quietly slipping more and more spec'd-down Android tablet”.

Easy to Use

One Archos 80 Xenon reviewer who bought the product concluded that it was easy to use. said “This is an Android Tablet that is ideal to use over Wi-Fi” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Good Connectivity

One person said that the product was wifi compatible.

Reasonably Priced

One Archos 80 Xenon reviewer who bought this tablet said that it was good value for money. wrote in their review of the Archos 80 Xenon three years ago “The Archos 80 Xenon comes with a low enough price tag for us to take notice” .

Very High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

When compared to other tablets of this age and type, the Archos 80 Xenon's front camera resolution (numeric) of 2 megapixels is one of the highest. The front camera resolution (numeric)s of similar spec tablets that were released more than two years ago range from 0.3MP to 2MP.

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7 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

This tablet computer has an average expert rating of 65 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, and

Archos Only Has Poor Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

Archos tablet computers have an average rating of 64%, which is in the bottom 12% of all tablet computer brands that we have analysed.

Poor Battery Life

One Archos 80 Xenon owner who reviewed this tablet reckoned that it did not have a good battery life. Expert review site said three years ago “Basic performance and terrible battery life means this is one 3G tablet to avoid”.

Not 4G

The 80 Xenon is not 4G, although this is within the context that most of the other S4 processor tablet computers that have been available for around the same time as the 80 Xenon are also not 4G.

Tablet computers which are 4G that might also be worth considering include the Asus PadFone 2.

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Very Small Internal Storage Capacity

The average internal storage capacity of tablets that have been available for more than two years is 23GB. The 80 Xenon has one of the smaller internal storage capacitys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst tablet computers of this age.

Tablets with a larger internal storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Transformer Pad TF303 (16GB), the Nexus 7 2013 (16GB), or the Memo Pad 10 ME102A (£475.00) (16GB) all from Asus which is also higher rated.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The 80 Xenon has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 1 gigabyte) amongst S4 processor tablet computers of this age. The smallest internal memory of comparable spec tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years is 1GB and the largest is 2GB.

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Very Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.2 gigahertz, the Archos 80 Xenon has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and type to the 80 Xenon. The processor frequencys of tablet computers of this type and age range from 1.1GHz to 1.5GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.5GHz.

Tablets with a faster processor frequency that might be worth looking at include the PadFone 2 (1.5GHz and higher rated), the Transformer Pad TF303 (1.5GHz and higher rated), or the Nexus 7 2013 (1.5GHz and higher rated) all from Asus.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Archos 80 Xenon

Released Over Four Years Ago

Archos released the 80 Xenon over four years ago.

Four Processor Coress

Compared to the other eight tablets of this spec and age that we have assessed the number of processor coress of, the Archos 80 Xenon is a four processor cores tablet computer which is average.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 8 inches, the Archos 80 Xenon has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the 80 Xenon.

If you want a tablet with a larger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the PadFone 2 (10.1"), the Transformer Pad TF303 (10.1"), or the Memo Pad 10 ME102A (£475.00) (10.1") all from Asus which is also higher rated.

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Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Brand
Processor Family
Internal Memory
Operating System Installed
Operating System Version
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Storage Medium
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Family
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Rear Camera
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
2G Standards
3G Standards
Data Network
Wi-Fi Standards
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Subtitle Formats Supported
Video Compression Formats
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Content
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Docking Connector
Kids Tablet
Battery Charging Indication

Expert Reviews

20 January 2014

Basic performance and terrible battery life means this is one 3G tablet to avoid...

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…

5 October 2013

The 3G calling, Archos 80 Xenon is 8 inch Android Jelly Bean tablet. It is packed with 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor and 1GB RAM. It is available for £150.90.Archos 80 XenonThe Archos 80 Xenon... Read more…

16 August 2014

Pora na par? s?ów podsumowania. Cena testowanego tabletu w dniu pisania tego tekstu wynosi?a oko?o 550 z?. Niestety nijak ma si? to do oferowanej jako?ci. Sprz?t ma wi?cej wad ni? zalet. W tej...

Quad, core processor
GPS and Wi
Battery life
Older Android
Speaker quality placement
Only 4GB storage
Low configured dual camera
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User Reviews

Reviewed 20 May 2014 by M glascott
(Verified Purchase)

Bought for technophobe father. He seems happy with it and it is very easy to set up. Would be good for young child too...

Reviewed 21 February 2016 by Kervin Frederick
(Verified Purchase)

I expected more available memory for the available factory apps without compromising the overall updates. Thus creating a lost in memory storage...

Reviewed 13 November 2014 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Great Tablet....It's not tied down like iPads and kindles so you can use apps off the google store....I had trouble with a vodafone simm buy orange payg and gift gaff worked fine..cant really... Read more…

Reviewed 3 September 2014 by David Chalmers
(Verified Purchase)


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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 502380
Barcodes 00690590523807, 06905905238074

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