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Archos 9 PC Tablet

Archos has made Internet tablets for years. Now it tries to catch the coming wave of touchscreen Windows 7 PC tablets.

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The Archos 9 PC tablet is the first from the company known more for its media tablets and music players. While this is not yet a final production unit, CNET got a quick hands on recently. Here are a few images of the upcoming touchscreen device.
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The Archos 9 is built on Windows 7, which promises added gesture support. You can use finger tips or a stylus on this tablet's 9-inch screen.
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A closeup up of the buttons on the lefthand side. On top is the camera, and under that the "A" button is the home button, which brings you back to the main menu. Below that is the button that brings up the virtual keyboard.
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Back view of the Archos 9. It has a 4-hour battery and a kickstand that can prop up the tablet while typing on the virtual keyboard. A physical keyboard can be purchased for extra.
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The Archos 9 is .62 inches thin, and weighs 1.2 pounds. It has 60GB of storage, an Intel Atom Z processor, integrated 802.11b/g/n WiFi, a USB 2.0 port and Bluetooth.
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The Archos 9 also has an optional dock, which connects here. That dock includes two more USB 2.0 ports, Ethernet, and external mic, another headphone jack, and VGA output to a TV or monitor.
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The square that acts as a mouse, on the right hand side of the Archos 9.

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