Archos is a French Company known for its stylish electronic gadgets. Recently, Archos introduced two new notebook devices, the Archos 10s netbook and Archos 13 notebook. Both of them have invoked a stir in the PC market due to their unique features. Although Archos is competing with large companies such as Dell, HP and Acer in this market, yet it managed to amaze all due to the attractive features of its products. Let’s discover these new laptops.
Archos 13 Notebook
Archos 13 is the first notebook PC from the company. However, they’ve debuted with a really nice machine. The first interesting feature is the use of Intel ULV (Ultra Low Voltage) processor, which gives the device top-notch battery timings. Here’s a complete list of known specifications:
- Intel Celeron ULV 1.20 GHz Processor
- 1 GB RAM
- 160GB Hard Disk
- On-board Intel GMA X4500 Graphics
- 13.3 inches LED-Backlit Display at 1280×800
- 10-cell battery
- Weight: 1.5KG, Thickness: 1.08 inches
These specifications are a little low for traditional notebooks, however, the system does give the advantage of increased battery life. The low voltage processor and the included 10 cell battery is expected to double the battery life than available for most notebooks. Also, very low weight and thickness makes it ideal for frequent travelers. This product is intendent for people on the go for whom netbooks are too slow to handle.
Archos 10s Netbook
The more interesting laptop is the Archos 10s netbook, which replaces the older Archos 10 netbooks. It resembles the older model, but is smaller and lighter. It’s specifications are on par with traditional netbooks.
- Intel Atom 1.60 GHz Processor
- 1 GB RAM
- 80 GB Hard Disk
- 10.2 inches LED Backlit Display
- WiFi 802.11b/g
- built in speakers, microphone, 1.3 Megapixel camera
- 3 0r 6 cell battery
The netbook is also very solid built and extremly lightweight at just 2.2 lbs and only 0.87 inches thin. It’s designed for students who can take it to classes without much hassle, and is as light as a book. It also comes bundled with the following softwares: BitDefender Antivirus 2009, Parental Filter2, Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007, Skype, Xnview, Web TV and radio player vTuner. The netbook is being considered a success factor for the company.