Archos Annouces Three New 'Platinum' Tablets

Archos, one of the more popular European tablet makers, has announced three new additions to their Platinum range of Android tablets. The new Archos 80b, 97b and 101 Platinum cover entry-level, mid-range and high-end markets while carrying attractive price tags.

The Archos 80b packs an 8-inch XGA (1024 x 768) IPS LCD display and 1 GB of RAM. There's a high-resolution 2048 x 1536 9.7-inch display (same size and resolution as the Apple iPad 4) in the Archos 97b. The Archos 101 is a 10.1-inch slate with a 1280 x 800 panel. The latter two tabs come with 2 GB of RAM, while all three devices pack a 1.6 GHz quad-core ARM Cortex A9 based SoC. Another common feature is Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, 8 GB of internal storage and a micro SD card slot.