Archos establishes itself in the tablet marketplace with the 97 Platinum HD 9.7" IPS Quad-Core tablet. This full-featured tablet includes amenities like a powerful 1.2 GHz quad-core ARM Cortex A9 processor, 2GB of DDR3 RAM and an 8" capacitive multitouch display. The Retina-like 2048 x 1536, 4:3 ratio IPS display ensures wider viewing angles and less glare than non-IPS screens when outside, and the 5-point multitouch will help to make all those Android apps more fun to tinker with. The display is powered by an eight-core PowerVR SGX 544 graphics processor.
The 97 Platinum HD also features two integrated stereo speakers, a microphone, and a G-Sensor. It includes front- and rear-facing cameras (the 2MP rear-facing camera has auto-focus) for face-to-face social networking and even an HDMI output to hook your tablet up to a larger monitor or HDTV. A micro USB port allows for added peripherals.
No battery life is specified with this device - battery life is totally dependent on usage and performance criteria, so it will vary greatly by user. The tablet runs on the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, with updates as they become available at the Archos website.
The super HD resolution (2048 x 1536) of the Archos 97 Platinum HD delivers sharper text and images so you will see every detail of your pictures and videos. Thanks to IPS technology the Archos 97 Platinum HD has extra wide viewing angles to make sure that you can share your tablet experience in every situation with sharp, truly vivid colors.
Designed for Portability
With its sleek aluminum casing, Archos 97 Platinum HD is stylish, thin and light. At just 0.38" (9.8 mm) thick and weighing only 1.47 pounds (670 g) it's the perfect tablet for your Android experience.
The Archos 97 Platinum HD is powered by a super-fast quad core processor which means that the Android operating system runs smoother, your apps open faster and Internet browsing is more fluid than ever.
Having both front and rear cameras ensures the Archos 97 Platinum HD is great not only for video calling but also for capturing those can't-be-missed moments with your tablet.
Because it's got a mini-HDMI port, you can plug your Archos 97 Platinum HD into your HDTV to experience the complete Android interface on your TV. Great for watching videos or sharing gaming sessions on the big screen.
Full Access to Google Play Store
Certified by Google, the ARCHOS 97 Platinum HD includes full access to the Google Play Store, including DRM support for downloading books, music and movies.
• Play Apps and Games - with over 700,000 Android apps and games your tablet truly is your mobile entertainment system. Thanks to the quad-core processor and its powerful graphics co-processor even graphically demanding games will look amazing on its eight-core GPU.
• Play Music - Millions of tracks, hand-picked rising artists and great bands from your favorite genres. You can even transfer your own music library from a USB stick or portable hard drive via the USB host port (adaptor required).
• Play Books - With over 4 million books to choose from, including millions of free titles, your next great read is never far away.
• Play Movies - Choose from an incredible selection of thousands of movies on Google Play including HD titles, new releases, award-winning films or your favorite classics.