Archos is creating some stiff competition for Amazon's Kindle Fire. The company has announced its 9-inch tablet for US$250 to compete with Amazon's Kindle Fire.
If compared with Amazon Kindle Fire, Archos has an edge in almost every department:
- It allows users to access the Google Play Store which has more than 600,000 apps compared to Amazon's smaller profile. Amazon blocks access to Google Play Store.
- Amazon Kindle Fire has only 8GB internal storage with only 6GB for content. On the contrary Archos Carbon has 16GB of internal memory with SD card support so you can keep all your music, movies and games without worry.
- 9-inch (1280x786) display as compared to 7-inch screen of Kindle Fire.
The tablet is has an appealing aluminum finish, weighs only 618 grams and is 11.4mm thick. The tablet is powered by a 1GHz processor, has a 1GB of RAM and runs on Android 4.0 'Ice Cream Sandwich'.
Will you buy the 9-inch Archos tablet or go with Kindle Fire, or simply wait for Nexus 7?