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Archos 97 Cobalt
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Archos 97 Cobalt 1.6GHz 8GB 9.7" Tablet

1.6GHz Android 8GB 9.7" Jan 2014
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Design With its sleek casing, ARCHOS 97 Cobalt is stylish, thin and light. At just 10.5 mm (0.41") thick and weighing only 690g (1.52 pounds) it's the perfect tablet for your Android experience.... More
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3 Reasons For

Flash Storage Media

This tablet computer supports a Flash storage media, which is typical of many tablets that came out around the same time as it.

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Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The 97 Cobalt is a two number of built-in speakers tablet computer.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Archos 97 Cobalt has one of the higher front camera resolution (numeric)s (2 megapixels) amongst comparable spec tablets of this age. Tablet computers of this age and spec have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.2MP and 5MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1.2MP.

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7 Reasons Against

Archos Only Has Poor Reviews for Its Tablet Computers

Archos tablets have poor ratings on average and across all tablets Archos is one of the lower rated brands.

Not 3G

The 97 Cobalt is not 3G. Most of the other tablets that were launched around the same time as the 97 Cobalt are also not 3G.

Tablets which are 3G that might also be worth considering include the Samsung SM-T700 Galaxy Tab S[plb_2379849_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 4G

Most tablet computers that have been around for around the same time as the 97 Cobalt are not 4G. The 97 Cobalt is no exception to this as it too is not 4G.

Tablet computers which are 4G that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung SM-T311 Galaxy Tab 3[plb_1955439_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

The 97 Cobalt has one of the lower rear camera resolution (numeric)s (only 2 megapixels) amongst tablet computers of this age. Across all the tablets that came out around the same time as the 97 Cobalt the rear camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 8MP.

Alternative 2MP rear camera resolution tablets currently available which you might want to consider include the Trekstor SurfTab Xiron 7.0[plb_2139067_price] which has better reviews.

Tablets with a higher rear camera resolution (numeric) that might be worth considering include the Samsung GT-P3110 Galaxy Tab 2[plb_2161365_price] (3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Two Processor Coress

Most tablets that were released more than two years ago have between one and seven processor coress, including the 97 Cobalt which has two processor coress.

Tablet computers with more processor coress that might also be worth considering include the Trekstor SurfTab Xiron 7.0[plb_2139067_price] (4 processor coress and higher rated).

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The 97 Cobalt has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 1 gigabyte) amongst tablets of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of tablet computers that came out around the same time as the 97 Cobalt is 0.5GB, the largest is 8GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 2GB.

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Heavy

Across all the tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 97 Cobalt the weights range from 120g to 8.5kg, and the average weight is 590g. With a weight of 690 grams, the 97 Cobalt is quite heavy compared to most of the other tablets that have been around for a similar time to the 97 Cobalt.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Archos 97 Cobalt

Released Over Three Years Ago

Archos released the 97 Cobalt over three years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.6 gigahertz, the 97 Cobalt has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other tablets that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 9.7 inches, the Archos 97 Cobalt has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other tablets of this age and type.

We compared this tablet computer to all the other 9.7" tablets and we think the Apple iPad[plb_829095_price], and the Yarvik TAB09-211 Xenta 9.7ic[plb_1546029_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 8 gigabytes, the 97 Cobalt has a fairly typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablets that have been available for a similar time to the 97 Cobalt.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 8GB internal storage capacity tablet computers currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung GT-P3110 Galaxy Tab 2[plb_2161365_price].

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Specification

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Internal Memory
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Operating System Version
Platform
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Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
Graphics
Graphics Adapter
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
4G
3G
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Mini HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Messaging
E-Mail
Performance
Subtitle Formats Supported
Video Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Accelerometer
Personal Info Management (PIM)
GPS (satellite)
Design
Device Type
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
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Wi-Fi

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