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Beyond containing your window into the Internet and your HD multimedia, your device is completely customisable with a world of apps to make it your personal tablet. With more people looking toward this new trend in Internet tablets, Archos has carefully matched the power of the Android platform to a seductive design that will have heads turning. With the adjustable leg stand, you will always have the best position to tap out your emails, view a movie or enjoy the photo frame application. Whether you're looking at the Archos 101 in landscape or portrait mode, your pictures will look bright and crystal clear on the high-resolution 1024 x 600 resolution display. It doesn't matter if you have it in your hands or if it's standing on a table, you will always be impressed by the quality of the screen. Android is the application framework developed by Google for connected mobile devices, coming with a full pack of connected apps such as a web browser and email application.
The 5 home screens of the Android user interface on the Archos 101 allow advanced personalisation; icons can be placed, moved or erased with just a flick of a finger. Thanks to the home screen widgets, users can instantly access their favourite applications. Basically, this is what you see on your product screen, but ten times bigger. With it's TV output, the Archos 101 internet tablet displays every Android screen on your wide screen TV. You can then browse your files or the Internet from your couch. And guess how immersed in your 3D games you could be using the device as a steering-wheel.
Want to be connected anywhere?. Just plug your mobile phone (equipped with 3.5G and Bluetooth technology), simply pair it up to your Archos 101 internet tablet via Bluetooth or even via USB cable. This will give you easy access to the Internet directly on your device anytime and anywhere. There's no need to pay an extra fee when you already have a data service plan. The Archos 101 internet tablet has Samba and UPnP protocols - this means that you play your movies, videos, and photos on your Archos 101, but these files are really located on your computer in another room. You don't need to store everything on your tablet to enjoy viewing it on your tablet.
I couldn't get on with the android operating system and didn't realise it wasn't compatible with the apple ios as all my goods were apple till I tried this no use to me but could... Read morePublished 10 months ago by webload
The Archos does take a little getting used to as it does have one or two little quirks not found on other android devices. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Mr. R. P. Toal
Don't ever buy anything from Archos, they are not a reputable company.
I bought another tablet (G9 101) a little over a year ago and it stopped working. Read more
Very slow and not very responsive felt like I had to punch the screen with my finger to get it to respondPublished 16 months ago by saverio bomparola
I have bought 2 archos 101 internet tablets 8gb and16 gb . the tablet is light in weight and battery is 10hours. and picture resolution is good . I bought them second hand. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Edward
I bought this as a Christmas present for my husband after reviewing a lot of other tablets, even the Kindle Fire HD. He wanted the Archos so I gave in with reservation. Read morePublished 20 months ago by DeeDee
I bought 2 of these for Christmas presents, initially I thought that they were good but bearing in mind it is only April both of the machines have stopped working. Read morePublished 20 months ago by V B
Very good product, does exactly what a tablet should do and the size of the screen is definitely a bonus! Read morePublished 23 months ago by Chloe
Well-designed device, less expensive but better than similar devices. Customer service better than I have ever had before. Read morePublished 23 months ago by M A McCARTHY Tony McCarthy