Ultra thin, 7 inch screen, 320 Gig HD – the new Archos 7
As the name implies, the new Archos Touch Screen Internet Media Tablet 7 has a 7 inch 16 million color screen. Over the earlier 5 and 5g units, the 7 comes with much larger Hard Drives from 60 to 160 and from 250 to 320 gigs. Measuring 7.5 x 4.4 x .63 (barely over a half inch thick!)
Connecting the device to the world is done via WiFi (b/g – no N yet) and USB 2.0. Allowing quick access to the Internet wirelessly, and the ability to plug in keyboards, mice, memory keys, readers and cameras. A connector on the bottom lets the unit sit in a hot base station (not included).
Watching movies and listening to music is possible for many formats: MPEG-4 (720p), AVI, WMV, M-JPEG, MP3, WMA, Protected WMA, WAV and WMA pro 5.1. with the ability to output to a TV through composite, S-video, RGV, HTMI out or YPbPr video outputs… but with this large of a screen would you really want to loose the mobility hooking it up to a TV.
More than just a movie viewer, the new 7 comes preloaded with a book reader, PDF reader, image viewer, Email for POP3 and IMAP, as well a Opera Web browser. With the base station, you can record audio and video. The full Archos Internet Tablet line