Archos 43 4.3" Touchscreen Internet Surfing Device - Cortex A8 1 GHz - 501578

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Performance

The good: - Solid music player - sounds very good (w/ better 'phones) - Drag-n-drop file transfer - Plenty of apps, especially if you load full Android market - Easy connectivity The bad: - Froze several times early on, requiring full reboot (problem may have fixed itself with update?) - No track number shown on music player - Touch screen learning curve (see resistive touch screen comments) Overall: This device takes some getting used to. MediaMonkey for windows required an adjustment to put files in the correct place, but otherwise, media management is a snap. Screen controls can be touchy, but nothing I couldn't adjust to (use fingertip/nail for best results). Most apps work as I would expect them to.

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Very good, w/ caveats

by A customer on 3/21/2011

The good: - Solid music player - sounds very good (w/ better 'phones) - Drag-n-drop file transfer - Plenty of apps, especially if you load full Android market - Easy connectivity The bad: - Froze several times early on, requiring full reboot (problem may have fixed itself with update?) - No track number shown on music player - Touch screen learning curve (see resistive touch screen comments) Overall: This device takes some getting used to. MediaMonkey for windows required an adjustment to put files in the correct place, but otherwise, media management is a snap. Screen controls can be touchy, but nothing I couldn't adjust to (use fingertip/nail for best results). Most apps work as I would expect them to.

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Product Overview

A simple tap. Just a simple tap on the home screen of the ARCHOS 43 internet tablet and you'll be accessing all the major functions you need throughout the day wherever you are: HD video playback, HD camcorder, apps, emails and full Internet browsing. It's as simple as a tap.

Specifications

Manufacturer Archos Technology
Mfg Part# 501578
SKU 217314260
UPC 690590515789
UPC 14 00690590515789
Features
Webcam Yes
HDMI Yes
Screen Resolution 480 x 854
Screen Size 4.3"
Screen Mode FWVGA
Touchscreen Yes
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Product Type Internet Surfing Device
Manufacturer Part Number 501578
Manufacturer Archos Technology
Product Model 43
Product Name 43 Internet Surfing Device
Brand Name Archos
Package Contents 43 Internet Surfing DeviceLithium Polymer BatteryEarphonesStandard USB CableQuick Start Guide (QSG)
Bluetooth Yes
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.1
Weight (Approximate) 4.59 oz
Height 5.3"
Width 2.6"
Depth 0.4"
Processor Speed 1 GHz
Processor Type Cortex
Processor Model A8
Processor Core Single-core (1 Core)
Processor Manufacturer ARM
Operating System Android 2.2 Froyo
Limited Warranty 1 Year
Tech Specs
Battery Chemistry Lithium Polymer (Li-Polymer)
Camera Yes
Microphone Yes
Interfaces/Ports USB 2.0 - USB (Integrated) / 1 x HDMI Digital Audio/Video
Display Resolution 480 x 854
Color Support 16.7 Million Colors
Screen Size 4.3"
Touchscreen Yes
Graphic Mode FWVGA
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Product Type Internet Surfing Device
Manufacturer Part Number 501578
Manufacturer Website Address www.archos.com
Manufacturer Archos Technology
Product Model 43
Product Name 43 Internet Surfing Device
Brand Name Archos
Memory Card Support microSD / Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
Memory Card Reader Yes
Additional Information 16 GB Flash Memory
Package Contents 43 Internet Surfing Device Lithium Polymer Battery Earphones Standard USB Cable Quick Start Guide (QSG)
Bluetooth Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standard IEEE 802.11n
Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.1
Dimensions 5.30" Height x 2.60" Width x 0.40" Depth
Weight (Approximate) 4.59 oz
Processor Speed 1 GHz
Processor Type Cortex
L2 Cache 1 MB
Processor Model A8
Processor Core Single-core
Processor Manufacturer ARM
Software Included Webbrowser Email Contacts Appslib Twitter Wikipedia Weather Channel Ebuddy Deezer Mewbox (UK) Napster (US) Racing Thunderlight Weather Channel World Newspaper
Operating System Android 2.2
Standard Warranty 1 Year
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Very good, w/ caveats by A customer on Mar 21, 2011

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