Just when you thought Zunes and iPods would have September all to themselves, the portable video player powerhouse known as Archos drops off two new devices for FCC approval.
The Archos A5S and A5H revealed in the FCC documents look very similar to last year's
The FCC's testing report shows both models sporting 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, and an FM transmitter and receiver. What's unclear is whether or not one of these models will support 3G mobile network connectivity, just like last year's SIM-compatible Archos 5G. I wouldn't bet against it, especially since all signs point to a September 15 Archos announcement for new devices running Google's Android OS.
Considering that Archos has already pulled back the curtain on its Netbook and , I can't imagine that these new Internet media tablets aren't the 'droids we're looking for. Plus, Texas Instruments back in February that we'd be seeing some Android-loving media players from Archos.