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Archos 80 G9 review

5/10 AVG.

Informr score
The Archos 80 G9 currently has an Informr score of 5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 8 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
1 GHz
Screen Size

What the Critics Are Saying...

Android and Me

Since tablets are considered a luxury item these days, we would have a hard time recommending the G9 Turbo simply because its aesthetics are missing the “wow” factor, but the internal components give the tablet enough power to hang with the big boys. If looks don’t matter and pric...

- Nick Gray, Android and Me

I must say I am quite impressed with my Archos 80 G9. Actually, I am not as much impressed with the device itself as with the fact it packs the latest Honeycomb with Android Market, pretty decent technical specification, good performance or unique 3G extensibility option at so reasonable price. I ha...

- Dawid Lorenz, Coolsmartphone
Laptop Mag

In the world of sub-$300 Android tablets, the Archos 80 G9 is one of the better options, but that's not saying much. While we like that it offers full access to the Android Market, snappy performance, and fun media apps, it's far from perfect. The lackluster build quality, high temperatures, and les...

- Oliver Renick, Laptop Mag

The Archos 80 G9 tablet isn’t necessarily something I’d recommend for the hardcore tablet enthusiast, but it certainly gets the job done. Powered by pure Android 3.2 Honeycomb, the tab offers everything you’d expect out of Android and a nice variety of ports, albeit with a somewhat...

- Jordan Crook, TechCrunch

After months of testing Honeycomb tablets with similar specs, we didn't begin our review of the Archos 80 G9 expecting to be blown away. And yet, by the end of our testing period, we had grown rather attached to the thing. Curiously, there wasn't just one feature that bowled us over. The display off...

- Dana Wollman, Engadget

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Screen Size

The Archos 80 G9's screen size is 8 inches with x pixels resolution.

1 GHz

There is a OMAP 4 1 GHz processor (CPU).


The tablet runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

There is a front-facing camera with resolution.
8/16/250 GB

Internal memory is 8/16/250 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The tablet is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol) battery. Archos's performance ratings are 10 hours Wi-Fi surfing.

80 G9 Specs

Release date September 20, 2011
Regions available USA
Mobile / Cellular Data
No (Option available)
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
Operating System No

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Processor OMAP 4 1 GHz
Internal Storage 8/16/250 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
SAR Unknown
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity No
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Battery Charge Time Unknown
Video Playback Time Up to: 7 hours
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 10 hours
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Reading Time No
Standby Time Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Material Unknown
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 22.6 x 15.5 x 1.2 cm (8.9 x 6.1 x 0.5 in)
Weight 465 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD
Colors Unknown
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size 8 inches
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Yes
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Touchscreen Yes
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Predictive Text Entry No
Physical keyboard No
Text-to-Speech Yes
Screen Reader No
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Unknown
Multiple Numbers Per Contact No
Contact Groups No
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols No
Additional Email Features -
Messaging No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WEP/WPA/WPA2
Mobile Hotspot No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC
PC Synchronization No
TV Out Yes
DLNA Support No
Main Camera
Dual lens
Additional Main Camera Info
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, AVI
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, AAC+, AAC, WAV, OGG
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, AVI
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack Yes
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch No
Timer No
Calculator No
Currency Converter No
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps -
Additional comments 250 GB HDD
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