Android in a tablet form factor.
Slim and attractive.
Video is passable.
Sharp and bright screen.
Keeps kids quiet.
Android-based OS provides means scores of free apps.
Good audio quality.
Preloaded with several multimedia codecs.
Runs ancient Android 1.5, no Android Market.
Missing standard Google apps.
Touchscreen is tough to operate.
No hardware features (like an accelerometer).
Wretched typing experience on oldschool resistive touchscreen.
On-screen typing is difficult.
Music and video players could be improved.
No Flash support.
Lacks Google Maps.
By RegHardware on August 16, 2010
The Archos 7 Home Tablet has to be taken on its own merits with both price and target audience in mind. For £130 you get a decent little connected device that will let you access the web, send e-mails, read ebooks and chat over IM, albeit without...70
By MobileTechReview on August 05, 2010
We'd love to adore the Archos 7 Home Tablet, we really would. A 7" Android tablet for $199? Wow. But so many concessions were made to achieve that low price, that we have a hard time recommending it unless you're on an extremely limited budget...40
By T3 Magazine on July 29, 2010
Great for movies, but the screen and apps detract from its tablet...60
By 5FWD on June 25, 2010
There's no denying that the Archos 7 packs in a good list of features for the price, but the restrictions of its aging OS and the slow screen are a definite annoyance.Archos 7 home tablet is tagged with Archos, tablet PC and tablet. Select a tag...60
By PCWorld on June 24, 2010
The Archos 7 performs a set of core tasks reasonably well and comes at very reasonable price of $199. On the other hand, the touchscreen is hard to operate, and you can’t buy new apps at the Android Market....50
By Wired on June 14, 2010
Following the rather disastrous reception of its Windows-based Archos 9 PC Tablet, the company is back at the tablet game again with a wholly different approach: A cheap, Android-based tablet with a 7-inch screen.Stripped to its absolute basics, this...50
By Pocket-lint on June 10, 2010
So you have to see the Archos 7 Home Tablet for what it is. Given the right source, it is a capable video player and the freedom to expand the memory via microSDHC is welcomed as this makes it really easy to add content. The browser is good enough to...60
By PC Mag on June 09, 2010
At $200, much can be forgiven of the Archos 7 Home Tablet, since it offers such a large touch screen, HD video, Web access, free apps, and a lot more. But make no mistake, with an unpolished interface and a less-than-responsive touch screen, there's...60
By LaptopMag on June 08, 2010
This 7-inch Android slate is less than half the price of the iPad but doesn’t do half as...50
By ElectricPig.co.uk on June 07, 2010
Great for just dumping media on, but a little more TLC would have made it much more usable around the...60