Platinum 97

Archos Platinum 97, 9.7 inched HD Display, Quad Core, 2GB RAM tablet @ $299 – Specs & Features

ARCHOS has announced the availability of 3 New Quad Core Android tablets which are of three different sizes with the range dubbed as “Platinum”. With very competitively priced, these range of devices are much more durable than its peers and other tablets which are there in the same range. So, in this article we will be checking out on what are the various specs and features of ARCHOS Platinum 97 which comes with the 9.7 inches of screen size and also comes with a host of other features which we have mentioned below;

Specs and Features of Archos Platinum 97:
Archos 97 Platinum comes with 9.7” 1024 x 768 pixels, IPS, capacitive multi touch display which is powered with the Quad Core 1.2 GHz processor and comes with the 2GB of RAM and comes with tons of connectivity options which are Micro USB 2.0: Mobile Transfer Protocol (MTP), USB host via OTG, Audio Jack 3.5mm, Mini-HDMI and Micro SD ports, micro SD (compatible with 64 GB cards). Archos 97 Platinum comes with the Android’s latest Jellybean 4.1 firmware which can be updated to the 4.2.2 version. We have also tabulated the specs below for your convenience. Archos 97 also comes with the front and rear camera which are of VGA and 2MP respectively.


Very soon we will also be coming out with the detailed articles on “How to Root Archos 97 Platinum” very soon along with the detailed tutorial on how to apply custom ROM firmwares.

Parameter Specifications
Display 9.7’’: 2048 x 1536 pixels, IPS, capacitive multitouch
Processor Quad Core @ 1.2GHz
GPU 8-core GPU PowerVR SGX 544
Dimensions 242 mm x 187 mm x 9.8 mm
Weight 670 grams
Front Camera VGA
Rear Camera 2MP with Autofocus
Memory 8GB internal + micro SD port (up to 64GB compatible)
Video Playback Codec Support H.264 HD (up to 1080p @30fps), MPEG-42 HD (up to 1080p @30fps), AVI, MP4, MOV, 3GP, MPG, PS, TS, MKV, FLV
Audio Support MP3, WAV (PCM/ADPCM), OGG Vorbis, FLAC
  • Micro USB 2.0: Mobile Transfer Protocol (MTP), USB host via OTG, Audio Jack 3.5mm, microSD (compatible with 64 GB cards)
  • Mini-HDMI and Micro SD ports,
  • 2 Built in Speakers
  • USB host via OTG
OS Android Jellybean 4.1
Wi Fi Yes


Availability and Pricing:
Archos Platinum 97 tablet will soon be made available in February 2013 that is later this month and is priced at $299 (£249). This Archos Platinum 97 will be showcased in MWC 2013 and we will be bringing you all the detailed review about this device in the coming days only in our AdvicesMedia Youtube Chanel at

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  1. AHirni

    May 14, 2014 at 2:41 am

    Any update on how to root and install custom ROMs? Have this tablet but it’s to slow and other sites don’t provide a complete tutorial.

    Please help!!

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