Archos 9 launch event. Live pics and info.

Posted on 23 September 2009 by

We’re at the Archos 9 launch event.

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Ron Ferguson talking about history of mobile computing devices, Archos 10 netbook.

And now the Archos 9 launch….

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Ultra Thin

Ultra Powerful

Ultra HD

Ultra Mobile

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Note it’s running in the 1.1Ghz CPU. Z510.

60GB Drive.

Wifi / BT.

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16:30

Talking the specs

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16:30 Showing a video of the keyboard being used flat on a table. (Not being thumbed)

“Groundbreaking new design”

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Available Oct 22, 2009

$499.99

Intel now on stage talking about usages that are moving to the internet.

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Big stats on the screen there!

Intel talking about 2 architectures (Core and Atom) and one Internet. Hyping the Atom. ‘Up to 2Ghz of processing power.”

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Back to Archos. “Groundbreaking product on groundbreaking technology”

Archos demonstrating the device on the screen. Pregnant pause while we wait for cables to be plugged-in.

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Sascha (netbooknews.com) blogging next to me!

Q&A session coming up.

Battery life – 4hrs +

Windows 7 starter edition.

Resistive touchscreen.

Archos showing accessory …

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Ethernet, VGA, 2xUSB on the expansion pack.

Plans to launch a 120Gb

Some plans to implement content back-end, 3G and they can’t talk about SSD.

Archos on the 9 vs the Android-based tablet: Geared towards entertainment and productivity. The Archos 9 could replace a laptop.

OK session ending now. We’ll get some pics, videos but check-out the hands-on video we did yesterday when we had a sleepover with the Archos 9

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