Archos’ new range of Internet Media Tablets are now available to order on Amazon, complete with a number of accessories. The online retailer is listing all three versions of the Archos 5 – with 60GB, 120GB and 250GB storage – and both Archos 7 versions – 160GB and 320GB – but not the Archos 5g, which has a built-in HSDPA modem.
As well as the PMPs, there are two DVR docks; one a base station into which the Internet Media Tablet sits, the other a snap-on adapter more suitable to mobile use. There’s also both a battery dock and a mini dock. Amazon also have listed a Helmet Camcorder, compatible with both the Archos 5 and 7, that is intended for recording sports and leisure activities to the PMPs.
The pricing breaks down as follows:
- Archos 5 60GB – $349.99
- Archos 5 120GB – $399.99
- Archos 5 250GB – $449.99
- Archos 7 160GB – $449.99
- Archos 7 320GB – $549.99
- DVR Station – $99.99
- DVR snap-on – $79.99
- Battery dock – $49.99
- Mini dock – $29.99
- Helmet camcorder – $129.99
Availability for all of the PMPs and accessories is stated as 2-4 weeks. Amazon also confirms that any of the new models have to potential to be HSDPA compatible:
“3.5G Ready: plug-in for enjoying Internet everywhere via the 3.5G-HSDPA GSM network by connecting a 3.5G-HSDPA dongle to a Mini Dock or Battery Dock USB port” Amazon.com
There’s no indication of whether a specific USB modem is needed or if any will work.