ARCHOS 80 and 101 G9 Tablets Updated to Android 4.0 ICS

March 8, 2012

ARCHOS started rolling out Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich updates over-the-air to their G9 series of tablets today. This includes the ARCHOS 80 G9 Classic and Turbo models and the ARCHOS 101 G9 Classic and Turbo models. Check out the change log below.

Archos G9 Android 4.0 ICS Changelog:

Multitasking management made easy: Just a swipe of the finger is all it takes to manage your running tasks, notifications, applications and web browser. Device management has never been easier.

Improved web browsing experience: Hopping on an airplane? Now you can save your favorite web pages and read them offline. New and improved application drawer: The new application drawer gives users more options with a simple click and drag. Users can easily customize the app placement and quickly access app information by dragging the app to the top of the screen.

Home screen folders: Users can easily create groups for their apps and shortcuts. Just drag one app onto another and users can build custom folders for increased accessibility.

Improved voice to text input: Composing emails has never been easier; with the new “open microphone” experience users can easily dictate the desired text. Users can now speak continuously and for prolonged periods of time.

Improved text input and spell-checking: Android 4.0 makes text input faster and more accurate than before. Did you misspell a word? Don’t worry, with the new spellchecker any errors will be underlined and with a quick tap replacement words will be suggested. Now, you can easily locate and correct any spelling errors.

Powerful camera capabilities: New camera capabilities allow for user to take full panoramic pictures with a single motion. Users can also add fun effects to videos as they shoot, by choosing from different effects such as big eyes, or big mouth.

Rich and resizable widgets: More widget options allow for live application content directly through interactive widgets. Easily resize widgets to increase content shown.

Redesigned Gallery app with photo editor: The new Gallery app allows for instant editing. Easily remove red eye, or add a distinctive documentary look, it’s up to you.

New ‘People’ app: This new app allows you to truly enjoy your social world, from deeper profile information to status updates, users can stay up to date on what’s going on.

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