Archos 48 internet tablet

Archos 48 internet tablet

Archos 48 internet tablet

B&H # AR48500 MFR # 501598
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Product Highlights

  • Amazing 500 GB Storage Capacity
  • WiFi Connectivity for Internet Access
  • Touch Screen w/ 800 x 480 Resolution
  • Large 4.8" Screen Displays Up to 720p HD
  • View Video, Photo & Listen to Music
  • AppsLib Offers Thousands of Applications
  • Bluetooth Mobile Phone Tethering
  • Access Web TV & Web Radio
  • Android 1.6 Platform
  • Compatible w/ Windows XP, Vista & 7
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Archos ARCHOS 48 overview

  • 1Description

The Archos 48 internet tablet is a touch screen synergy between smartphone and desktop PC. You have full-page web browsing, wireless connectivity, portability, video and music playback; plus, there's a jaw-dropping 500 GB of storage space for your files. The 48 internet tablet has a 4.8" touch screen with 800 x 480 resolution and can play videos in up to 720p HD. With WiFi connectivity and Bluetooth mobile phone tethering, you'll be able to access the Internet from virtually anywhere.

For photos, music and video, the 48 internet tablet can store and play back several different file types. You'll be able to listen to Internet radio and watch Internet TV, as well as streaming content from your home computer files without actually downloading anything. You can show photo slideshows with background music and zoom in without image degradation due to the tablet's high resolution.

The 48 internet tablet comes equipped with several applications pre-programmed including an Email App that allows you to check your emails from any account and even see awaiting emails right on your screen. The 48 internet tablet also has apps for using MS Office and reading PDF files, as well as for accessing social networks. There's even a whole library called the AppsLib, where you'll find a huge variety of free and purchasable applications for your device.

The 48 internet tablet offers you an easy way to surf the Web. In fact, combining a WiFi connection (802.11 b/g/n) with the new OMAP3440 processor based on the ARM Cortex A8 superscalar microprocessor and DSP running at 800 MHz, you get quick and responsive Internet
Email Application
This application allows you to check your emails from your email accounts whenever you want. See the number of awaiting emails right on the home screen, answer back, or share attachments with anyone
If you own a standard mobile phone equipped with 3.5G & Bluetooth technology, simply pair it up to your 48 internet tablet via Bluetooth. This will give you easy access to the Internet directly on your device anytime and anywhere
Huge Storage Capacity
Play HD videos, view photos and slide shows, or play Flash games. With the 500 GB hard drive you'll have a ton of storage for all of your files
High-Resolution Screen
With an 800-pixel-wide 4.8" touch screen, an ultra thin design and an accelerometer, you'll have an unequalled comfort of view from a hand held device. Whether for your personal enjoyment or to share with your friends, you'll always be satisfied with its outstanding image quality
HD Video Formats
The 48 internet tablet integrates the video codecs to be able to handle the widest range of video formats even at 720p HD resolution (H.264 HD, MPEG-4 HD, and WMV HD)
You can upload several formats directly on your device (MP3, WMA, WAV, AAC, FLAC & OGG and AC3). In addition, the unique Archos music browsing system allows you to create your playlists without using a PC. You can also make the 48 internet tablet your new music center simply by plugging it into amplified speakers
Browse through your photos with a simple flick of your finger or play a slideshow of your latest vacation with music and transition effects. The high resolution screen perfectly reproduces each picture so you can easily zoom in to see the tiniest of details
Content Streaming from Your PC
You can browse your computer's hard drive wirelessly and play any file stored on it without transferring the file. Just stream it via your WiFi network (required) and play it immediately on your tablet
Web TV & Web Radio
In less than 3 clicks, you can access nearly 1,000 Web TV channels, over 10,000 Web radio stations and 100,000 podcasts if you are connected to the Internet via WiFi or Bluetooth mobile phone connectivity
Use the office application to read MS Office and PDF documents or contact your friends using one of the social networking applications. Find all of these applications on AppsLib, your portal to download applications. It offers one-click access to a large variety of free and purchasable applications for your device, classified by genre, ratings and date to help you find the ones you want
Voice Recorder
In case you need to give yourself a reminder, the 48 internet tablet has a built-in microphone. You can record your thoughts and then pull them up later to hear back
Optional TV Link
Use your HDTV as a monitor to surf the Web on a big screen through the optional HDMI DVR Station connection (sold separately). Record TV programs, make scheduled recordings, and watch them all on your HDTV
In the Box
Archos 48 internet tablet
  • Earphones
  • USB Cable
  • DVR Station Adapter
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Archos ARCHOS 48 specs

    Internal Storage Capacity 500 GB
    Memory Card Slot None
    Display 4.8" LCD Touchscreen
    800 x 480 Pixel Resolution
    Media Support
    FM Tuner No
    FM Recording No
    Voice Recording Yes
    Photo Capture Yes
    Photo Viewing Yes
    Video Recording Yes
    Video Playback Yes
    Formats Supported Audio: MP3, WMA, protected WMA, WMA pro 5.1, WAV, OGG, FLAC, (AAC & AC3 w/ optional software plug-ins)
    Video: MPEG-4 HD (up to 720p), MPEG-4 (up to DVD resolution), H.264 HD (up to 720p), WMV (including protected files), M-JPEG, MKV, (MPEG-2, VOB & WMV HD w/ optional plug-in)
    Photo: JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF
    Text: MS Office, PDF
    Wireless Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g)

    Bluetooth 2.0 connectivity

    Connections 1/8" (3.5mm) Stereo Headphone
    USB 2.0
    Battery 1x Built-In Rechargeable Lithium-Polymer Battery
    Charger USB 2.0
    AC Adapter (optional)
    System Requirements Operating System
    Windows XP, XP (SP1), XP (SP2), XP (SP3), Vista, Vista (SP1), Vista (SP2), 7

    Linux (with Mass Storage Device support)

    Dimensions (W x H x D) 5.6 x 3.1 x 0.8" / 14.2 x 7.9 x 2.0 cm
    Weight 10.09 oz / 286.05 g
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.2 x 5.3 x 2.4"

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