If you think paying over 250 bucks for a tablet is considered excessive, then ARCHOS may be able to help. Known for producing a myriad of affordable gadgets that doesn’t skim on features, the France-based electronics maker will be showing off three new Oxygen tablets at the Mobile World Congress 2016. The tablets, namely, 70 Oxygen, 80 Oxygen and 101b Oxygen, have identical specs, including a drool-worthy aesthetic, MediaTek MTK 8163A Cortex A53 chip with 1.3GHz processor and Mali 720 MP2 GPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 5MP autofocus rear-facing camera with LED flash, a 2MP front camera, Bluetooth 4.0 Smart Ready technology, wireless b/g/n, built-in GPS, plus the requisite sensors that makes today’s tablets tick.
Key differences between the three are the size of the Full HD IPS display and the battery capacity. The 70 Oxygen and 80 Oxygen gets a 7-inch and 8-inch display with 1920 x 1200 resolution, while the 101b Oxygen gets a 10.1-inch 1920 x 1280 resolution display. As for the battery, the 7-inch device has a 3,000 mAh li-ion pack, the 80 Oxygen, a 4,500 mAh, and finally, the largest of the three, the 101b Oxygen packs a 6,000 mAh lithium-ion battery. All devices are expected to be running Android 6.0 Marshmallow at launch, in May 2016.
As for the pricing, the ARCHOS 70 Oxygen carries a MSRP of just $99.99, the ARCHOS 80 Oxygen, $129.99 and the ARCHOS 101b Oxygen costs $139.99. So, do look out for them if you are in the market for an affordable tablet that doesn’t look ugly and packs decent specs.