Although previously targeted for launch on October 22nd with a price tag of $500, it looks like Archos’ 9-inch tablet is just now available for pre-order on the company’s web site and priced at $550.
Official specs (according to the product page) include:
- 8.9″ screen
- Windows 7 Starter Edition
- WiFi and Bluetooth
- Extremely light and thin, .67″ and 29 ounces
- HD Video: Watch video in 1080p (H264HP 1080p)
- Internet: Experience the full internet on a 8.9″ screen
- Edit and create documents with the QWERTY virtual keyboard
- Forward facing 1.3MP web cam for video conferencing
- Battery Life: 5hr (WiFi Bluetooth off, mini backlight)
There’s a topic over in the ArchosFans.com forum with some loose shipment information being bandied about that might be worth keeping an eye on if you’re waiting for yours.