The award winning technology innovator and leader in the portable media player market, ARCHOS has announced the availability of its first mini laptop – ARCHOS 10, the new ultra-thin and ultra-fast netbook which incorporates variety of features that let users stay connected, productive and entertained while on the go.


Highlights of ARCHOS 10 netbook:

  • 10.2-inch high-resolution (1024 x 600) bright LED screen
  • Intel Atom processor coupled with Microsoft Windows XP OS
  • 160GB hard drive storage and 1GB RAM of memory
  • 802.11b.g wireless LAN for fast Internet access and a 10/100 Ethernet LAN, plus USB 3G ready
  • 1.3 megapixel webcam with Skype software for free voice and video calling
  • Free and unlimited Lotus Symphony allows users to create and edit documents, including letters, presentations and spreadsheets
  • 6 month free full version of BitDefender Antivirus 2009 lets users keep their ARCHOS 10 safe from viruses, spyware, adware, phishing attacks and identity theft
  • 6 month free full version of Parental Filter protects yourself and your family by preventing access to inappropriate sites, monitor computer activities
  • Free vTuner player lets users stream thousands of Web TV channels and more than 10,000 radio stations and access 100,000 podcasts directly from the netbook
  • Free and unlimited XnView photo editor application lets users edit photos and create photo slideshows
  • $50 of ARCHOS Media Club movies and 50 Free Songs (first-time signup and credit card required) plus a free music download every day from eMusic’s 5 million track catalogue are offered

“The ARCHOS 10 is ideally suited for the first-time buyer or as a supplement to a primary notebook. Its competitive price and practical functionality provide customers a user friendly way to access the Internet, email, work and social network, in total security,” said Henri Crohas, ARCHOS chief executive officer. “It is also one of the first mini laptops to provide direct access to media on the move, allowing users to download movies and songs or access Web TV and Radio channels directly from their laptop.”

The new ARCHOS 10 mini laptop that weights less than 2.8 pounds will be available starting February 2009 for $399 (3-cell battery) and $449 (6-cell battery), respectively.