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archos-androidOops. Archos has just made a major boo boo, which means its forthcoming Android–based internet media tablet has been leaked online nearly two weeks ahead of its ceremonial unveiling. Want to know all the details? Then keep reading.

Plans for the Archos Android IMT have been circulating for months. But the French PMP types forgot to sign a confidentiality agreement with the FCC in the States, meaning all the information about this slab of gadget gold, dubbed the A5S, is out in the open.

The new Archos Android A5S is said to cram in N standard Wi–Fi, a skinned version of Google’s Android OS, an FM transmitter and Bluetooth, There’s no mention of call functionality, although 3G does get a passing reference. Engadget reckons this is more likely to appear in a second model, dubbed the A5H.


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The news comes just days after Archos confirmed its AppsLib store. The device itself looks a peach, although how it manages to cram in that insane 500GB storage remains a mystery.

With official word due on 15 September, expect to hear and see plenty more of this bad boy in the coming weeks.

Out 15 September | £TBC | Archos (via Engadget)

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