Archos 97 Carbon vs Apple iPad 3 HD vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 – Compare Specs

Apple iPad 3 HD and Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 are the most popular tablet PCs in the market. One is an iOS device and the other runs on Android. Going by the figures, these are the top selling ones.

In this post, we would be comparing these tablet PCs with the brand new tablet PC in the market, Archos 97 Carbon. For those who have been following tablet PCs since the early days of this technology, they have immense respect for Archos.

I have never been sure why Archos could not make way for itself into the mainstream market of tablet PCs. But if you are planning to buy one, do consider it. In this post, I have compared specifications between Archos 97 Carbon, Apple iPad 3HD and Galaxy Tab 2.

Archos 97 Carbon vs Apple iPad 3 HD vs Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 – Compare Specs

Specification Archos 97 Carbon
Apple iPad 3 HD
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
Operating System Android OS, v4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) iOS 5 Android OS, v4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
Processor 1 GHz ARM Cortex A8 Dual Core A5x with quad core graphics 1GHz dual-core TI OMAP 4430
Screen Size 9.7 inch Capacitive 5 points MultiTouch Screen 9.7-inch display Retina Display 7 inches PLS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Screen Resolution in pixels
1024 x 768 2048 x 1536 1024 x 600
Graphics Quad core graphics PowerVR SGX 540
Internal Storage Flash Memory of 16GB 16 / 32 / 64 GB 8 / 16 / 32 GB
Expansion microSD None microSD
Camera 2 MP front back camera and 0.3 MP front facing camera 5 MP iSight camera 3.15 MP camera capable of recording at 1080p@30fps with secondary camera
Weight 620 grams 652 grams 344 grams
Battery 20 hours of music playback

8 hours of video playback

10 hours Li-Ion 4000 mAh 8 hours
Price $250 onwards $499 onwards $250 onwards
Filed under: Tablets
July 10, 2012 by: Prasanth Chandra

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