Specs summary

Screen
8"

The Archos 80 Cobalt's screen is 8 inches with 1024 x 768 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.6GHz

There is a Dual core 1.6 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The tablet runs on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system (OS).

Camera
2+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the tablet's onboard 2+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with VGA (640 x 480) resolution.
Storage
8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
Unknown


Reviews summary

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The Archos 80 Cobalt is an 8” tablet that offers a 1024x720 resolution and complete capacitive touch screen. Under the hood, the Cobalt runs on a 1.6 GHZ dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage. It has a microSDHC slot, which can provide an additional 64GB of storage if necessary. Tablets Help notes that, unlike other tablets in its price range, the Cobalt offers a fairly high processing speed which allows the tablet to run Android 4.0 smoothly. It also has complete access to the Google Play store out of box.

Unlike other tablets of its price range, the Cobalt offers a rear and front facing camera. The 2MP rear camera, however, is completely “average” according to Tips4Tab and Android Community notes that it “might not be the best idea to use it as your main shooter.”

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One of the major drawbacks for many reviewers is the lack of connectivity. The Cobalt is WiFi only and does not have any mobile broadband connectivity or GPS satellite navigation capabilities. It does, however, come with a basic micro USB connector and headphone jack.

Overall, most reviewers find the Cobalt to be unimpressive. Despite the basic specs, Tips4Tabs notes that its a “nice tab with budgetary price.” On the other hand Android Headlines state that it will be a “struggle to recommend” this tablet.

The Good: Good screen quality, high processing speed, Google Play out of box.

The Bad: Mediocre rear-facing camera quality, lack of connectivity.


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Full Specs

Overview
Release date December 11, 2012
Regions available USA, United Kingdom, Europe
Networks
No cellular data
SIM Card No
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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Secondary OS No
Processor Dual core 1.6 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
8 GB Flash
RAM 1 GB
ROM No
GPS No
Digital compass No
FlightMode Unknown
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Manual
Power & Battery
Type
Removable Battery Unknown
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time No
4G Surfing Time No
Reading Time No
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Plastic
E-book Reader No
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.3 x 20.3 x 1.1 cm
(6 x 8 x 0.4 in)
Weight 470 grams
(16.6 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology Unknown
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1024 x 768 pixels
Pixel Density 160 pixels
Size 8 inches
3D No
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Unknown
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry Unknown
Physical Keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Unknown
Screen Reader Unknown
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Unknown
Multiple Numbers Per Contact No
Contact Groups No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML
Browser Google Chrome
Javascript Yes
Flash Yes
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging Services No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth No
Bluetooth Profiles
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 64 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 2+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom Unknown
Flash No
Additional Rear Camera Info No
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera  
Resolution VGA (640 x 480)
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, WAV, OGG
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, FLV, AVI
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Unknown
Apps
To-Do / Task List Unknown
Calendar Yes
World Clock Unknown
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Unknown
Timer Unknown
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Unknown
Document Viewer DOC, DOCX, PDF, PPT, PPTX, XLS
Weather Unknown
Stocks Unknown
Maps Yes
Notepad Unknown
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps No
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