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Archos Gen10 XS series - 101 Transformer Android tablet: Specs, price, availability and reviews
Archos introduced its new Gen10 XS series Android model with 10.1-inches display with transforming ability named 101 XS tablet featuring Android 4.0 operating system, dual-core processor and one of the most innovative keyboard dock, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, and a 720p front camera. Read this post to know specs price, availability and reviews for Archos 101 XS Transformer Android Tablet computer.
Archos 101 XS Android Tablet
Archos, the French company going to launch its new line of Gen 10 XS series with debut named - 101 Transformer tablet Android tablet. The machine features latest Android 4.0 operating system said to be upgraded to jelly Bean, 10.1-inch display screen, dual-core processor overall a keyboard dock for transforming the Archos tablet in to the laptop.
101 XS Specs and reviews
Archos 101 XS Android Tablet features 10.1-inch display with 1280 x 800 pixels resolution screen and another two more 8 and 9.7-inches tablets of this series also expected to arrive in market before end of 2012.
101 of XS Series is one of the best tablets that has plastic and steel body, good quality finish with 8mm thin slim body for taking on iPad and measured to 273x170x8mm size with 600g in weight.
The Archos device boasts of OMAP 4470 dual-core processor running at 1.5GHz for fast processing and coupled to 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal flash storage. The device runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwitch operating system. As per Archos the machine shall be upgraded to Jelly Bean which expected to be roll out on or before November 2012.
On focusing connectivity options the device is embedded with an optional microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 64GB, mini HDMI port for streaming video to large screen and a USB port for transferring data, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, and a 720p front camera.
The tablet is designed to run every video you need to run and integrated network support also for streaming and sharing a compatible devices.
A free Android app that lets user phone to convert into a remote control for his Archos tablet, on hooking up the TV, it lets the user able to control the tablet. The device includes a specially designed Magnetic Cover board with a full keyboard for Android for doubling the screen cover and keyboard dock. The magnet helps 5mm thick Coverboard stick to the screen with strongly. This cover board with magnet has to be attached to tablet for protecting screen when not in use. The cover board connects to tablet with magnet for convert into a single unit for travelling. Cover board also has power adapter connectivity to charge the tablet when docked.
Archos 101 XS Android Transforming tablet comes up with a full QWERT dockable which on adding to tablet converting and provide user a full laptops-experience. Not only this, the QWERT charges the tablet while plugged into the power outlet. The device embeds X-Pin connector on base of the tablet to let user dock with optional Boombox (a 32 Watt speaker dock or the Cradle) to hook up the tablet to audio set-up, using the RCA connections.
The device embeds X-Pin connector on base of the tablet to let user dock with optional Boombox (a 32 Watt speaker dock or the Cradle) to hook up the tablet to audio set-up, using the RCA connections.
The Transforming tablet comes preloaded with many top grade games and software like Spiderman, Fruits Ninja and standout pieces is Office Suite Pro 6.
101 XS Price and availability
Archos set the price of its 101 XS convertible tablet at £299 in UK and $399 in US and expected to arrive to stores very shortly.
Optional Cradle and Boombox are to be purchased separately and expected to be priced around £30 for the Cradle where the Boombox with be priced around £100 for the customers.
The Archos machine offers Competitive graphic crunching prowess, latest Android 4.0 operating system, Office Suite Pro 6, QWERTY keyboard dock and lightening fast web browser.
Some design flaws, no video chat option and price can be considerable.
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