Despite its Android 4.0 update and slightly upgraded processor, the Archos 101 G9 Turbo's glacial lag and cumbersome build makes this tablet safe to skip over.
The 8GB Archos 80 G9 delivers a complete Android experience at a low price, but its rough design, low-quality camera, and awkward button placement make it feel rushed to market.
The Archos 101 G9 (8GB) delivers a complete Android experience, but its rough design, low-quality camera, and awkward button placement make it feel rushed to market.
Compared with its predecessor, the Archos 101 G9 Turbo has 250GB of hard-drive space, a slightly faster CPU, and a scoop of Android Ice Cream Sandwich.
In the increasingly competitive tablet industry, Archos bumped up some of the specs for its 101 G9 device.
Although it runs the latest Android OS (Ice Cream Sandwich) and has a marginally improved dual-core processor, the Archos 101 G9 Turbo version isn't worth its trouble and price.
Usually we're fans of Logitech's gaming mice, but its highest-end G9 Laser Mouse is expensive, overly complex, and lacks the ergonomic thought we've come to expect. If you like to brag about dot-per-inch limits, perhaps the G9's 3,200dpi laser will be enough to sell you, but for the price, we expect the design to match.
The Archos 80 G9 and 101 G9 are complete Honeycomb experiences, but have a few problems that keep them from really standing out.
Check out these photos of the Archos 80 G9, which is just a smaller version of the 101 G9.
The Archos G9s are low-priced Honeycomb tablets that disappoint with bad features placement and a shoddy camera.