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Archos 43 internet tablet (8GB)

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Product Highlights
  • Android 2.2 Platform
  • 8GB Built-In Memory
  • MicroSD Expansion Slot
  • USB Host
  • 4.3" 480 x 854 Touch Screen Display
  • Bluetooth and WiFi Connectivity
  • HDMI Connection
  • Home Streaming with UPnP and Samba
  • Built-In HD Camcorder
  • Apps and Games!

Looking for more from your player than just music, photos, and videos? How 'bout full reign of the Internet and the Android platform to boot? The Archos 43 internet tablet is a 4.3" touch screen tablet with a 8GB built-in flash memory and a microSD expansion slot. The tablet provides you with the traditional aspects of an "MP3 player" along with web surfing, an HD camcorder, games, apps, WiFi and Bluetooth, and much more.

Thanks to the Android 2.2 platform the 43 internet tablet enables 'real' web surfing - meaning you can view full web pages - not just scaled down versions. Connect with WiFi or Bluetooth - and even tether the 43 to your mobile phone for assured access. Android also allows for numerous apps, 5 customizable home pages, and awesome gaming capabilities.

When it comes to the HD camcorder, the 43 internet tablet gives you the ability to capture fun videos of your friends and family in 1280 x 720 high def. Once you're done shooting you can create slideshows, watch your footage on the 4.3" display, or even upload directly to social media sites like Facebook, YouTube, and the like.

A built-in HDMI connection lets you do even more with the 43 internet tablet. Connect the player to your HDTV and surf, play games, view photos, and then some right on the big screen. You can even play back your 1280 x 720 HD videos for all to see in their HD glory. Other highlights of the tablet include a built-in stand, home streaming with Samba and UPnP protocols, and Google search.

Enjoy the web, your personal media files, and so much more - anytime, anywhere - with the Archos 43 internet tablet.

Head-Turning Design
The 4.3" diagonal screen sits within the slim and lightweight design of the 43 internet tablet. Archos has carefully matched the power of the Android platform with this alluring design for one stylish and useful tablet
Viewing Comfort
With the adjustable viewing stand you'll always have just the right view of the screen - whether you're writing email, watching movies, or simply viewing photos
High-Resolution 4.3" Screen
Whether you're viewing the 43 internet tablet in landscape or portrait mode you'll enjoy a bright, crystal-clear 480 x 854 pixel screen. Hold it in your hands, lay it on a table, or stand it up using the built-in stand - you'll be impressed by this high quality screen
Android 2.2
Android is the application framework developed by Google for connected mobile devices, with a full pack of connected apps such as a web browser and email application. The 5 home screens of the Android user interface allow for advanced personalization: icons can be placed, moved, or erased with just a flick of a finger. Thanks to the home screen widgets, users can instantly access their favorite apps
Android on TV
With its TV output, the Archos 43 internet tablet displays every Android screen on your wide screen TV - You can browse your files or the Internet right from you couch. And just think how immersed in your 3D games you'll be using the Archos 43 as your steering wheel!
Tethering Using your Mobile Phone as a Modem
Want to be connected anywhere? Just pair up your mobile phone equipped with 3.5 G and Bluetooth technology with the Archos 43 internet tablet. Connect via Bluetooth or even using the USB cable. You'll have easy access to the Internet directly on your device anytime, anywhere. And there's no need to pay an extra fee when you already have a data service plan
Built-In HD Camcorder
With the Archos 43 internet tablet you can film or take photos of your friends and family. The camcorder captures 1280 x 720 HD video for future-forward, future-friendly files. Once you're done shooting for the day you can create a slideshow with the Photoframe application or watch your footage right on the 4.3" touch screen. Better yet, you can upload your videos directly to social networking sites like YouTube, Facebook, and the like
Home Streaming from Your PC
The Archos 43 internet tablet has Samba and UPnP protocols. This means that you can play your movies, videos, and photos stored on your computer on your Archos tablet. Your files fly through the air over WiFi - allowing you to keep everything conveniently organized in one place
Real Web
Connect the Archos 43 internet tablet to your WiFi network and you'll be able to do just about everything that you do on your home PC wherever you are. Surf the web in all its glory - not a just a scaled-down mobile version - thanks to Flash 10 support

You'll also benefit from a full width, superfast display of web pages with the high resolution screen and the high-speed processor running at 1GHz. The browsing experience is made even more intuitive with the Android browser. Tap a part of the text and the display will be automatically resized to the paragraph you want to read. You can also easily check your email at any time with the Android email client, which allows you to manage all your accounts in one place

3D Graphics Accelerator
The Archos 43 internet tablet features a graphics accelerator (3D Open GL ES 2.0) to make the most of Android's 3D capabilities, such as 3D games, animated interfaces with live wallpapers, and transitions effects. You can even enjoy the Android interface on your TV screen via the HDMI output. And when playing games on your TV the tablet becomes your gamepad
Google Search
All your searches are done with a simple tap on the Google search bar which can be placed anywhere on one of the 5 screens of the Android interface
AppsLib
Just tap the AppsLib icon on the home screen of the Archos 43 internet tablet to immediately discover a large choice of Android apps - everything from the weather, to games, to social networks, communication, and more!
Games
Use the Archos 43 internet tablet to reflect your personality and style. The 43 transforms into a real game console. With the 3D open GL technology and the accelerometer you'll discover a gaming experience like no other
Unique Android Multimedia Applications
Android brings you exclusive applications, including music, video, and applications all developed by Archos to enrich the user experience. Enjoy smooth browsing album covers and widgets added to the home screen. You can also take full advantage of an Internet connected photo frame application with 3D transitions, the ability to sync your pictures with your Facebook, Picasa, or Flickr accounts. Additionally, Archos makes life easier by supporting audio and video formats beyond the standard Android formats. The tablet can even display subtitles and alternate audio tracks - all you have to do is drag, drop, and play!
1280 x 720 HD Multimedia
In the Archos tradition of employing the very latest technologies, the 43 internet tablet offers the ultimate multimedia experience with 1280 x 720 HD quality
HDMI Video Output
Via the HDMI connection (HDMI cable optional) enjoy the Android interface on your TV screen. You'll discover a whole new way to play games on your TV or share your videos and photos with a room full of people
Unique Photo Experience
Browse through your photos or play a slideshow with a simple flick of your finger. You can even enjoy your memories with music and transition effects. Additionally, you can display the pictures that your friends uploaded to Facebook or other photo sharing websites
Easy Transfer
There's a full-sized USB connector on the side of the 43 internet tablet that lets you transfer all your multimedia content. There's also a USB host connector to directly transfer your files without using a PC
Type Flash Memory
Capacity 8GB
Display 4.3" LCD Touchscreen
480 x 854 Pixel Resolution
FM Tuner No
FM Recording No
Voice Recording No
Data Storage Yes
Photo Capture Yes
Photo Viewing Yes
Video Recording Yes
Video Playback Yes
Text Reader Yes
Formats Supported Video: MPEG4 HD, H.264 HD, WMV9/VC1, M-JPEG; With optional plug-in: MPEG2; With the above codecs device plays following extensions: AVI, MP4, MKV, MOV, WMV, MPG, PS, TS, VOB, FLV, RM, RMVB, ASF, 3GP
Photo: JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF
Audio: MP3, CBR, VBR, WMA, WMA-PRO 5.1, WAV (PCM/ADPCM), AAC, ACC+ 5.1, OGG Vorbis, FLAC; With optional software plug-ins: AC3 5.1
Wireless Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) 1
Please Note:

Bluetooth 2.1 EDR

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Connections USB 2.0
TV Out 2
Please Note:

TV out=HDMI mini

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Battery Built-In Rechargeable Lithium-Polymer Battery
Charger USB 2.0
System Requirements Operating System
Windows XP, Vista, 7

Hardware
USB 2.0 Port
Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.3 x 2.6 x 0.4" / 134.6 x 66.0 x 10.2 mm
Weight 4.6 oz / 130 g
Archos 43 internet tablet (8GB)
  • Earphones
  • Standard USB Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Legal and Safety Notice
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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