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Archos 70b eReader review

6.5/10 AVG.

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The Archos 70b eReader currently has an Informr score of 6.5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 2 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Screen Size
4 GB
Reading Time

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Screen Size

The Archos 70b eReader's screen size is 7 inches with x pixels resolution.

600 MHz

There is a 600 MHz processor (CPU).


The eReader runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

4 GB

Internal memory is 4 GB. An external, SD (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The e-reader is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 2400 mAh battery. Battery life is rated for up to 8 hours Wi-Fi surfing according to Archos's.

70b eReader Specs

Release date January 7, 2011
Regions available USA, Canada
SIM card size No
Operating System No

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Processor 600 MHz
Internal Storage 4 GB
SAR Unknown
Languages No
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Headphones, Manual
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 2400 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time 3 hours
Reading Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
Colors Gray
Dimensions [H x W x D] 19.0 x 13.0 x 1.1 cm (7.5 x 5.1 x 0.4 in)
Weight 370 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors Unknown
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 7 inches
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Anti Glare No
Additional Display Features Resistive Touchscreen
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Page Turn Key No
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech No
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth No
WiFi 802.11 b/g
WiFi Encryption No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info SD
PC Synchronization No
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, WAV, OGG
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats MPEG-4, FLV, AVI
Streaming Video No
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack Yes
Vibration Alert No
Content Formats Supported
Content Formats Supported No
Additional comments Other Names (AKA): Archos 70c eReader

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