save yourself the hassle of buying a keyboard for your tablet by going for the ARCHOS 101 XS 2 Android Tablet, the latest device from ARCHOS Gen11 range that comes with an innovative magnetic keyboard, known as Coverboard, as standard. so what the heck exactly is a Coverboard? well, as the name implies, the ultra-thin Coverboard is a keyboard, complete with Android shortcut keys and also doubles as a protective cover for the 101 XS 2. it also serves as a kickstand for typing and watching movie, as well as a charging dock for the tablet. and so, yes, Coverboard is an accessory tailored made for the 101 XS 2 by the maker themselves and is included as part of your purchase of the 101 XS 2 tablet. didn’t i say “save yourself the hassle”? yea. now you know what i mean. also a Google Certified tablet, the 101 XS 2 has a 1.6GHz quad-core A9 chip with 2GB RAM running the clockwork, while a Mali 400 MP4 quad-core GPU sees to the graphics performance.

other features include a 10.1-inch IPS display with 1,280 x 800 resolution, 16GB of onboard storage, expandable up to 64GB via microSD card, Full Hd video playback, native support for a slew of popular audio and video formats (including select subtitle), a 2.0 megapixel front- and back-facing cameras, front facing speakers, plus the usual serving of connectivity and sensors, including dual band WiFi, wireless display, Bluetooth, GPS, HDMI out, G-sensor and more. out of the box, the ARCHOS 101 XS 2 will be running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and as always, offers access to over a million Android apps and games though Google Play store. the ARCHOS 101 XS 2 Android Tablet will retail for $279 when it hit the stores in U.S. in December 2013. more look after the break.

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