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Archos Arnova 8 G2 4GB Tablet, 8" TFT Multi-Touch Screen, ARM Cortex A8 1.0 GHz Processor, 1024x600 Resolution, USB 2.0

SKU: ARC501834 MFR: 501834
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The Archos Arnova 8 G2 4GB 8.0" Tablet is an amalgam of high-end processing power, user-friendly control. The Arnova 8 G2 is adorned with a capacitive 8.0" TFT LCD multi-touch screen. Operating with effortless ease, the 800 x 600 pixel display inspires creativity and innovation. It's also visually stimulating, as it supports H.264 high-definition 1080p video playback. It supports Realvideo up to 720p resolution as well. For audio, the tablet supports WAV, MP3, APE, OGG and FLAC formats. It even supports four different photo formats for maximum flexibility. Since storing plenty of media on your tablet is a must, the 8 G2 is equipped with 4GB of flash storage. If that's not enough, the MicroSD card reader plenty of storage expansion.

It's well-known that Archos tablets excel as digital media players. You'd be hard-pressed to find a media format that this tablet doesn't support. However, the 8 G2 is overflowing with apps as well. Not only does it access to the Android AppsLib, it already comes preloaded with helpful connection applications including a web browser and an email app. For users that like to put a little bit of themselves into their technology, the 8 G2 supports advanced personalization. You can choose your user-interface from five different home screens and you can also create widgets for your apps, which lets you appropriate home screen space for the apps you use the most.

The 8 G2 is designed to give you a fulfilling Internet experience as well. It's outfitted with wireless 802.11 b/g WiFi connectivity, which lets you access the Internet from any WiFi hotspot or from your home wireless network. Plus, the tablet's 800 x 600 widescreen resolution and 8.0" display support full-page web browsing. This means that you'll be able to scroll through websites without incessantly zooming in and out. Another Internet highlight is the 8 G2's total Flash support, which lets you experience the full web - including Flash games and videos. There are also apps for all your favorite social networking sites from YouTube to Facebook.

The Arnova 8 G2 wired connectivity as well. It's equipped with a micro USB 2.0 slave port and a USB 2.0 host port for transferring data from your computer or even plugging a USB flash drive or device right into the tablet. With a simple pull, the kickstand comes out and supports the tablet at a perfect viewing angle for sharing photos and watching videos. It also comes equipped with a front-facing camera, built-in speaker, integrated microphone, long-lasting li-poly battery and a G-Sensor for automatic adjustment between portrait and landscape orientations.

What's Included With This Item

  • Archos Arnova 8 G2 4GB 8" LCD Multi-Touch Tablet
  • Standard USB Cable
  • Power Adapter
  • Archos Warranty

Key Features

  • Powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread: The 8 G2 runs an Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS from Google. The OS is tailor made for connected mobile devices and it is a smoother interface than ever before. Plus, you'll enjoy a full pack of connected apps like the tablet's web browser and email application
  • Thousands of Apps Available for Download: The Arnova 8 G2 includes a range of preloaded applications that make the tablet ready-to-go from the second your turn it on. The Android AppsLib store has you covered with thousands of free and pay apps that you can download straight to your tablet
  • Excellent 3D Games: Thanks to the powerful 1.0 GHz processor, which boosts both speed and processing power, the Arnova 8 G2 is able to handle tons of great games. Plus, with its open GL 2.0 technology, the tablet can even facilitate 3D games
  • A Full Internet Experience: The 8 G2 is the perfect vessel for browsing the web using the wireless 802.11 b/g WiFi. There's also no need to zoom in or out, since the tablet's 8.0" 800 x 600 pixel display makes full-page web browsing possible
  • A Tablet for Work: With WiFi connectivity, you'll always be able to manage emails whenever you're connected to Internet. The 8 G2 also lets you configure a variety of email accounts using built-in email tool. This feature gives each member of your family the ability to quickly check their messages
  • Full HD Video: Another benefit of the powerful 1.0 GHz processor is 1080p HD video playback. The 8 G2 has the ability to smoothly and comfortably play HD files, even in the widely-used H.264 codec that many other tablets don't support
  • Music & Photos: The Arnova 8 G2 has an excellent music application as well. It's compatible with all major formats and codecs. Plus, it also manages meta data for your music library and comes equipped with "cover display," so you can find the album you want even faster
  • Integrated Microphone, Front-Facing Camera & G-Sensor: The 8 G2 features a built-in digital microphone for chatting and a front-facing camera for capturing stills and HD video
  • Multi-Touch Keyboard: The tablet's user-interface will always access to the fabulously functional multi-touch virtual keyboard, which makes typing easy with several convenient features including the ability to capitalize with the shift key instead of switching between caps & lowercase letters
  • Listen via Speaker or Headphones: The powerful speaker is great for sharing your videos or music on-the-go, but there's also a 3.5 mm headphone mini-jack when privacy is needed

Technical Specs

Storage and Expansion Internal Flash Storage: 4GB
Expansion Slot: MicroSD/MicroSDHC Card Reader
Operating System Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Processor ARM Cortex A8 1.0 GHz Processor
Screen Type TFT LCD Capacitive Multi-Touch Display
Screen Size (Diagonal) 8.0" (20.3 cm)
Colors 16 million colors
Resolution 800 x 600 Pixels
Video Playback Mode H.264 up to 1080p resolution (30 fps / 5 Mbps)
MPEG-4 (30 fps / 2.5 Mbps)
Realvideo up to 720p resolution (30 fps / 2.5 Mbps)
.avi, .mp4 .mkv, .mov, .flv
Audio Playback Mode MP3, WAV, APE, OGG, FLAC
Photo Viewer JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG
Interface Micro USB 2.0 Slave: Mass Storage Class (MSC)
USB 2.0 Host: Mass Storage Class (MSC)
Micro SDHC card
Communication Protocol WiFi (802.11 b/g)
Compatibility Microsoft Windows: XP, Vista, 7 or higher
Mac OS or Linux in mass storage mode
Sensor G-Sensor
Stand Kickstand
Speaker Yes
Microphone Yes
Front Camera Yes
Power Source Internal: Lithium Polymer Battery
External: USB Power Adapter / Charger
Dimensions (W x H x D) 8.0 x 4.2 x 0.5" (20.3 x 10.7 x 1.2 cm)
Weight 13.0 oz (370 g)
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