The French company Archos has unveiled new range of touch tablets running Android environment.
Named Neon, it consists of two Neon 90 and 101 in 16/9 format and a Neon 97 in 4/3 format. All three are accompanied by Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system.
Neon 90 is a 9 inch screen tablet and based on an ARM Cortex-A9 quad-core processor at 1.4 GHz coupled to a 1 GB RAM. It has a display of 800 x 480 pixels resolution, a wireless network connection 802.11n Wi-Fi, a webcam (unspecified but certainly VGA/0.3 Megapixel camera) and flash memory of 8 GB expandable to MicroSD card (up to 64GB; microSDXC compatibility). It also includes a Micro-USB 2.0 port for trading with the PC and a mini-jack output for headphones. It weighs 480 grams.
Neon 101 differs from the first level of the screen, with a 10.1-inch screen and 1024 x 600 pixels resolution, and therefore its weight, also reaches upto 690 grams. It also has a Mini HDMI output (cable not supplied) to connect to the TV, a second sensor at the rear and 2 megapixels camera.
The Neon 97 uses for a quad processor processor clocked at 1.6GHz. It also differs in the definition, with 1024 x 768 pixels for its 9.7-inch slab, and comes with Wi-Fi, which is dual-band 2.4 to 5.0 GHz. In addition to its frontal VGA sensor, it enjoys a 2 megapixel sensor on the back. Weight: 648 grams.
The distribution in the different market is still awaiting. We can expect these tablets at attractive prices with regard to entry-level benefits (including screen definitions).