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In addition to updating its current G9 tablet line-up to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Archos has debuted two new "ICS" edition G9 Turbo tablets, with slightly different storage configurations, at slightly tweaked price points. As a result, Archos' first Google-certified Android tablet range is gaining three new SKUs.

First up is the Archos 80 G9 Turbo ICS, which comes with a 1.5GHz CPU, an 8-inch screen and Android 4.0. It's available for £200 (~$310) with 8GB of flash storage or £240 (~$380) for 16GB. There's also the equally clumsy-sounding Archos 101 G9 Turbo ICS, which offers similar specs on a 10-inch display -- that's yours for £270 (~$425) with 16GB of storage.

So, while all G9 tablets should upgrade to ICS out of the box, at least you won't have to do any downloading or waiting if you pick up either of Archos's new tabs. If you've dropped any cash on Archos' latest tablets, be sure to hit the comments and let us know how you're getting on.

Source: Archos; via: Eurodroid


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Archos now shipping G9 Turbo 'ICS' edition with latest software pre-loaded


It's also worth mentioning that they doubled the RAM to 1GB. I'm ordering one of these this week :)

Staples has a selection of Android tablets on the front endcaps. Unfortunately, they are displayed in a slipshod manner: Dead batteries, three tablets per display and out-dated software. The Archos had the ICS update waiting for it (the only tablet on sale at the store with 4.0) and it was stuck in "demo" mode and wouldn't update. Sad. It's not hard to see why Android tablets haven't caught on when they're dumped on the public like last year's fax machine.