Archos releasing another three ‘Platinum’ Android tablets – quad-core from £179

Fresh from announcing FOUR budget Android models at CES last month, prolific hardware maker Archos has now announced the imminent launch of another three tablets. These are higher-spec, higher resolution models branded as part of its Platinum range, with all three powered by quad-core processors, with 2GB of RAM and Android 4.1 onboard as their launch OS.

Here, to save us explaining it all, is the description of the new trio of tablets direct from Archos:

The ARCHOS 80 Platinum, an 8” tablet, features a 1024×768 resolution IPS screen and compared to the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 it 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 £179

The ARCHOS 97 Platinum HD, a 9.7” tablet,features a stunning 2048×1536 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 £249.

The ARCHOS 116 Platinum, an 11.6” tablet, features a 1920×1080 resolution IPS screen, unlike anything currently on the market. The 116 Platinum will be available in April for £299

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And that’s the Archos 80 Platinum. It ought to be rather nice to get an 8″ display for Nexus 7 money come February.

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