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Archos 80 Z3735G 1.33GHz 16GB 8" Tablet

hwa.com.tr Value for Money 01net.com 4 Star itwriter.ru Recommended tabletmaniak.pl Good Buy PC Advisor.co.uk Recommended
Z3735G 1.33GHz Windows 8.1 16GB Sep 2014
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The ultimate in mobile versatility, the 8 inch ARCHOS 80 Cesium runs Windows 8.1 on a high performance Intel Atom quad-core processor. Great for browsing the web and Xbox entertainment with Music,... More
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7 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

This tablet is one of the most highly awarded by experts of all the tablets of this type and age.

The writers at Mobi-test.de and Itwriter.ru both recommend this tablet computer and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Magnus.de gave this Archos tablet a "Satisfactory" award and Tabletmaniak.pl gave it a "Good Buy" award.

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Nice Design

Four Archos 80 reviewers said in their reviews that it was good looking. Cnet.com mentioned “The tablet business is pretty cutthroat (just ask HP)” in their review of the Archos 80. Slashgear.com wrote “It’s pretty decent”. Expert website Wired.co.uk mentioned in their review “How does it perform? Chassis & screen It's a good-looking tablet, with a sleek aluminium casing edged in white rubberised plastic”.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who bought the Archos 80 mentioned that it had good sound quality. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on expert review site CNET.co.uk “An Android Honeycomb tablet with a dual-core processor for under £200 sounds too good to be true” in their Archos 80 review.

Good Size

One Archos 80 reviewer who reviewed the product thought it was lightweight. Uk.hardware.info mentioned “The lightweight”.

Reasonably Priced

One Archos 80 owner wrote in their reviews that this tablet was good value for money. Expert website Androidauthority.com wrote in their review “The more precise term would be “value for money.”How does”.

Very Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of Z3735G processor tablets that were released more than two years ago range from 32GB to 130GB. When compared to other Z3735G processor tablets that have been around for around the same time as the 80 that we have assessed, the maximum memory card size of the Archos 80 of 128 gigabytes is one of the largest.

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1280 X 800 Pixels Display Resolution

This tablet computer has a 1280 x 800 pixels display resolution, which is typical of many tablet computers of this age and type.

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11 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this tablet computer is 68 out of 100 based on twenty expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and betabuzz.de.

Poor User Reviews

On average, people who bought this Archos tablet computer rated it as 60 out of 100.

Poor Brand

On average Archos Z3735G processor tablets have poor reviews compared to other brands as do all tablets built by Archos.

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Difficult to Use

One Archos 80 reviewer considered that the product was not easy to use. Expert review site Coolsmartphone.com said in their review of this tablet “Whole hype began, I regarded it as overly-expensive gadget having virtually no practical use to me”.

One person considered that the Archos 80 was not comfortable and easy to hold. Uk.hardware.info mentioned five years ago “The tablet is uncomfortable to hold, with disappointing viewing angles” in their review.

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Not Robust

One person said in their reviews that it was not well made. Six years ago Cnet.co.uk wrote on CNET.co.uk “It's let down by shoddy production, which has resulted in a ripple-like screen” in their review of the Archos 80.

Poor Product Quality

One person who reviewed the product thought it was not good quality. Uk.hardware.info mentioned in their Archos 80 review five years ago “Its single camera has poor recording quality” .

Not 3G

The Archos 80 is not 3G. Most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec are also not 3G.

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Not 4G

Like most of the other tablet computers of this spec and age, the Archos 80 is not 4G.

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Quite Low Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of only 2 megapixels, the Archos 80 has one of the lower rear camera resolution (numeric)s amongst Z3735G processor tablets of this age. The average rear camera resolution (numeric) of tablet computers of this age and spec is 3.5MP, and the rear camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 5MP.

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Quite Small Internal Storage Capacity

Z3735G processor tablets that were released around the same time as the 80 have internal storage capacitys of between 8GB and 32GB. With an internal storage capacity of only 16 gigabytes, the Archos 80 has a quite small internal storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 80.

There are a number of alternative 16GB internal storage capacity tablets currently available that you might also want to consider including the Acer Iconia One 8[plb_2981393_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.3 megapixels, the Archos 80 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for more than two years. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of tablet computers of this age and spec is 0.3MP, the highest is 2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1.3MP.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Archos 80

Released Over Two Years Ago

Archos released the 80 over two years ago.

Four Processor Coress

The Archos 80 is a four processor cores tablet computer which is average compared to the other 25 tablets of this type and age that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4 processor cores tablets currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Iconia One 8[plb_2981393_price].

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.33 gigahertz, the Archos 80 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets that were released around the same time as the 80.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 8 inches, the Archos 80 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that were launched more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 8" tablet computers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Iconia One 8[plb_2981393_price].

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7 Awards

mobi-test.de Recommended hwa.com.tr Value for Money 01net.com 4 Star itwriter.ru Recommended tabletmaniak.pl Good Buy Magnus.de Satisfactory PC Advisor.co.uk Recommended

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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User Reviews

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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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