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Archos Arnova 8 G3
While Archos is better known for making media players, it also makes the Arnova range of tablets which are aimed at the more budget end of the market.
The Arnova 8 G3 is the company’s 8-inch offering. However, in order to get it in at a recommended street price of $150, corners have had to be cut in terms of the hardware.
- Processor: 1.0 GHz dual-core Cortex-A8
- Operating system: Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich”
- Screen: 8-inch, 800×600
- Battery life: Not specified, but tests suggest about 3 hours
- Cheap price
- Low resolution screen
- Poor battery life
- Poor speakers
Image source: Archos.