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Archos 7 Home Tablet Shipping Early: Review

For those of you who were waiting for the release of the Archos 7 Home Tablet next month, we can now tell you that the device is now shipping. We are not certain why Amazon have started to ship the device early — but that does not matter.

Engadget picks up on the fact that this tablet is three hundreds dollars cheaper than the Apple iPad, which means that you pay just £199. We know that it will never compete with the iPad, but you still get a tablet device that is a superb media player along with Android 1.5 OS.

Engadget advise that you read their full review of the Archos 7 Home Tablet before you decide to part with your $200. Things do look fine to begin with, such as its half-inch thickness and its 7-inch touchscreen display — but things do go a bit wrong from there.

The first is its lack of accelerometer and its annoying resistive touchscreen — jut like the LG Viewty, and we all know how annoying that can be. For more details read Joanna Stern’s full review on Engadget or watch a hands-on video

Written by Peter Chubb

Peter has been writing on Product-Reviews since 2007 and in that time much has changed for him, like his hair having more grey than brown now. He loves gadgets and cars, and gets excited when big events come up, such as CES and the big auto shows.

Contact Peter Chubb: peter@product-reviews.net

He started out working in a factory and dreamed of the day when he could become his own boss; That happened back in 2002 and he has never looked back since. Things have changed so much on the Internet in that time, but he has adapted well.

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