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Archos 97 Titanium HD

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the build quality and value for money are generally positive. The design and screen are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the storage and camera.

screen, design, price, durability

battery, connectivity, portability, camera, storage

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Archos 97 Titanium HD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Dithering escort. In December Archos announced the market launch

Stylish design; Rigid chassis; Screen displays brilliant colors; Good contrasts

Representation issues in HD mode; Touchscreen stutters in HD mode; Barely suitable for gaming; Power guzzling; Poor brightness rates; Outdoor use only with restrictions

Based on screen size and HD feature, there is actually only Apple's iPad 4 which however plays in a different league. Therefore, Archos' 97 Titanium HD sooner has to be placed among comparable 9.7-inch tablets, such as Bullman's Tab 9 AQQ Revolution...

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The Archos 97 Titanium HD is among the first wave of Android tablets to have a screen the same size and resolution as the Apple iPad 3 and 4. That means it has a 4:3 ratio screen that measures 9.7-inches diagonally with 2048 x 1536 pixels.

Build quality feels solid and the device is comfortable to hold ; The 9.7" high resolution screen is gorgeous and is great for ereading (it's not quite as nice as the iPad's screen but it's still really good) ; Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system...

Wi-Fi reception and connectivity is sketchy ; Can't charge via USB; requires the use of a bulky AC charger to charge battery (it comes with the charger) ; The device is slow to load and respond at times (the issues with Wi-Fi contribute to this) ; No...

Dealing with the Archos 97 Titanium HD has reminded me a lot of the of the story Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde because the device seems to have a split personality. Sometimes it works gloriously and is very smooth and quick to operate. At those times I like...

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Archos 97 Titanium HD


An affordable 9.7-inch Android tablet with a retina quality screen

Sharp screen is great for the price ; Vanilla Android Jelly Bean ; Expandable with microSD card

Poor internal storage ; Sub-par rear camera ; Sluggish and occasionally laggy performance

Also, the display is noticeably recessed into the body of the tablet itself, causing the screen to become quite reflective. This makes viewing it in bright sunlight, or even well-lit room, a little tricky. A larger air gap between the display and the...