Archos Announces 97 Carbon Android Tablet

Another Android tablet comes to the market, this one is from Archos. They’ve actually introduced an entire line of of them called Elements, the first of which is the 97 Carbon which happens to be a 9.7” tablet that features cameras on the front and back along with a 1ghz CPU, 1gb of ram and of course full access to Google Play. The 97 Carbon only weigh in at 21.8 ounces and it’s .45” thick. It’s running Android 4.0 and includes 16gb of internal storage. Price will be MSRP of $249.99 and it will be available sometime this month.


Key Features:

  • 9.7” 5x Multi-Touch Screen with IPS technology
  • Optimized for Google Play: Over 600,000 apps and games, the world’s largest collection of eBooks, millions of songs, thousands of movies, and a growing selection of TV shows and magazines
  • A complete media device, the ARCHOS 97 carbon can decode full 1080p HD video and can send a 1080p HD video to an HDTV via the HDMI-out port
  • Stylish design with premium aluminum finish and a 0.45” thickness
  • Front and back camera
  • Includes 16GB of internal flash memory, expandable both via the microSD slot (supporting SDHC cards up to 32GB) or via a USB flash drive in its full-sized USB host port
  • Includes access to Android apps from Google, including Gmail, Google Talk, Google+, Google Maps, YouTube and 5GB of free cloud storage with Google Drive
  • Pre-loaded with Office Suite Viewer for reading office documents, a demo of World of Goo–-the critically acclaimed puzzle game, as well as News Republic and Brief Me to manage your world news and customized social media feeds

For more information about the ARCHOS Elements line, visit