ARCHOS releases Android 4.0.3 update for G9 tablets

The various models of ARCHOS G9 tablet have an Android 4.0 update ready for them today, thanks to the tech maker releasing its “Ice Cream Sandwich” update for its pair of Android 3.2 tablets. Both the Archos 80 and 101 should be upgradeable today, thanks to the latest 4.0.3 update for the tabs.

The upgrade is online here and Archos has supplied a full changelog. It is always nice to get a changelog:

Version 4.0.4 – March 8th, 2012
• Initial Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 firmware release
• MediaCenter Video: support for MKV3D on TV with automatic switch to best 3D mode
• MediaCenter Video: allow to disable system notifications in video player
• MediaCenter Video: collection of VOB files from DVD are now gathered into a single movie item
• MediaCenter Music: integrate Music control panel in Lock Screen
• MediaCenter info dialog: allow to edit the name used for performing the Movie and TVShow online search
• File Manager: display a notification when file copy continues in background
• File Manager: improved drag and drop support


• File Manager: new option to prevent indexing of some storage/sdcard folders by multimedia library
• Applications: more robust video conferencing support (Google talk, Skype etc.)
• USB file transfer: a samba server is now activated on the tablet when using USB network tethering for easier file transfer on non Windows based hosts
• Archos widgets: new USB network tether widget
• External Keyboard: french layout has been expanded to handle AtlGr keys for special symbols
• Accessories: Xbox gamepad support

archos g9 android 40 update

Archos says this is a worldwide release, so it should work on all G9 tablets out there today.

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  1. F.P. van der Leur

     /  March 8, 2012

    And what about the early adopters of Archos tablets end 2010? They are still stuck with Android 2.2! Never buy an Archos, this is probably the last update you will see!

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    • mintvilla

       /  March 9, 2012

      on the g9 80 ive had around 6 or 7 updates since november, archos are pretty decent with updates… as long as the hardware can manage it. ICS was built for dual core devices with 512mb of ram minium, hence why all the dual core tablets have been getting ICS. The reason your old crappy tablet wont get ICS is because it shipped with 2.2 and therefore was not registered with google, therefore didnt have the android market.

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      • F.P. van der Leur

         /  March 9, 2012

        Wait for Jelly bean my friend. By then your old crappy Archos tablet won’t get an update, because it was sold with 4.0, but the reason doesn’t matter too much.
        BTW: I had the market on my crappy old Archos 70 tablet from day 1.

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        • Andy Crapsyourface

           /  March 10, 2012

          How old are you? are you 7 ?
          Everything is crappy for you because you are crap !

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          • F.P. van der Leur

             /  March 10, 2012

            Let’s talk about Archos, that sells tablets at the end of 2010 and still failed to deliver tablet software after sales, what they promised.

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