Introducing the ARCHOS Elements range; combining performance and affordability in a tablet with full access to Google Play and the full suite of Google apps. DesignThe ARCHOS 97 carbon features a...
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One Archos 97 Carbon owner who purchased the Archos 97 Carbon reckoned that it was a good size. Five years ago Uk.hardware.info mentioned “Nice size and aspect ratio” in their review of the Archos 97 Carbon.
Fairly Large Internal Storage Capacity
At 16 gigabytes, the 97 Carbon has a quite large internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for around the same time as the 97 Carbon. The smallest internal storage capacity of tablet computers of this spec and age is 4GB and the largest is 16GB.
The smallest display diagonal of tablet computers of this age and type is 7" and the largest is 11". With a display diagonal of 9.7 inches, the 97 Carbon has one of the larger display diagonals amongst tablet computers of this age.
Tablets with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Visual Land Prestige 10 (10" and higher rated).
Two Number of Built-In Speakerss
The Archos 97 Carbon is a two number of built-in speakers tablet. Most of the other tablet computers of this type and age only have one number of built-in speakers.
Quite Large Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 1 gigabyte, the 97 Carbon has one of the larger internal memorys amongst tablet computers of this age. The internal memorys of Cortex-A8 processor tablets that have been around for a comparable time to the 97 Carbon range from 0.5GB to 1GB, and the average internal memory is 0.64GB.
Very Long Continuous Video Playback Time
The shortest continuous video playback time of tablets of this type and age is 2h and the longest is 8h. With a continuous video playback time of 8 hours, the 97 Carbon has a very long continuous video playback time compared to most of the other Cortex-A8 processor tablets that are a similar age to the 97 Carbon.
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Very Long Continuous Audio Playback Time
The 97 Carbon has a very long continuous audio playback time (20 hours) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a similar age and spec to the 97 Carbon. The shortest continuous audio playback time of tablets that have been available for around the same time as the 97 Carbon is 4h, the longest is 20h, and the average continuous audio playback time is 11h.
Based on 1,227 expert and owner reviews, Archos has poor reviews for its tablets. However, Archos has ok reviews for its Cortex-A8 processor tablets.
Inferior Sound Quality
One Archos 97 Carbon owner who bought it concluded that it did not have good sound quality. Uk.hardware.info wrote “Atrocious sound”.
One person who reviewed it thought it was not wifi compatible. Uk.hardware.info mentioned “Disappointing WiFi” in their review of the Archos 97 Carbon.
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Like most of the other comparable spec tablets that have been around for a similar time to the 97 Carbon, the Archos 97 Carbon is not 4G.
Most Cortex-A8 processor tablets that have been on the market for around the same time as the 97 Carbon are not 3G. The 97 Carbon is no exception to this as it too is not 3G.
If you want a tablet that is 3G then you might also want to consider the ODYS Cosmo, or the Trevi TAB 8 3G V4 which also has a higher rating.
Very Low Second Camera Resolution
With a second camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels, the Archos 97 Carbon has a quite low second camera resolution compared to most of the other tablets of this age and spec. Across all the tablet computers of this spec and age the second camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 5MP.
The weights of tablet computers of this age and spec range from 290g to 880g, and the average weight is 430g. With a weight of 620 grams, the 97 Carbon is quite heavy compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for around the same time as the 97 Carbon.
The thinnest depth of Cortex-A8 processor tablets that have been around for more than two years is 2.5mm and the thickest is 190mm. With a depth of 184 millimeters, the Archos 97 Carbon's depth is one of the thickest amongst tablets that were released more than two years ago.
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Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when Archos released the 97 Carbon.
Average Processor Frequency
At 1 gigahertz, the 97 Carbon has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec tablet computers that were launched around the same time as the 97 Carbon.
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Overall satisfactory screen, wide viewing angles
Easy on the eye
Nice size and aspect ratio
9.7" and 4 3
Cran globalement satisfaisant, angles de vision larges
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