ARCHOS has introduced the Platinum range of tablets that feature a aluminum design combined with high-definition IPS displays, quad-core processors and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
There will be three tablets in the range including an 8-inch, 9.7-inch and 11.6-inch.
Each of the new tablets will feature an IPS display with capacitive multi-touch screen, a QUAD core CPU at 1.2 GHz with 8-core GPU, 2 GB RAM, Archos Media Center applications, front and back cameras, mini-HDMI and Micro SD ports.
The ARCHOS 80 Platinum, an 8" tablet, features a 1024x768 resolution IPS screen. ARCHOS claims that when compared to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9, the ARCHOS 80 Platinum is almost twice as fast, has double the RAM and has a back camera for a fraction of the cost. The 80 Platinum will be available in February for $199.
The ARCHOS 97 Platinum HD, a 9.7" tablet, features a 2048x1536 resolution IPS screen, which is comparable to the Retina display found in the iPad, but is 40% less expensive. The 97 Platinum HD will be available in February for $299.
The ARCHOS 116 Platinum, an 11.6" tablet, features a 1920x1080 resolution IPS screent. The 116 Platinum will be available in April for $349.