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Amazon has the Archos 5 250GB Internet Media Tablet for just $279.99 shipped, originally priced at $449.99. Featuring an "ultra-thin design and a black stainless steel body, a high-resolution 5" touch screen, combined with the horsepower of a laptop from the world's first implementation of the ARM Cortex superscalar microprocessor." Product page.

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Amazon is selling the Archos 605 Wi-Fi Portable Media Player (30 GB) for just $156 shipped, originally priced at $299.99. This innovative player "bridges the gap between the PC and the TV; for the first time, you can stream content from the PC or the Internet to the TV or PMP--all through a wireless home network, the Archos 605, and the DVR Station." Product page.

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Available in Q4 and priced between $631-$701, the Archos 9 PC Tablet features a resistive touchscreen that some claim is multi-touch capable. Other specs include: a 1.2GHz or 800MHz Intel Atom Z515 CPU, 1GB of RAM, 802.11b/g WLAN, Bluetooth 2.1, and a 120GB hard drive. Video after the break.

However, since it's running Windows 7, a full-blown desktop OS, you'll still need to pull out the included stylus on occasion to interactive with the Windows 7 UI or applications designed for a mouse and keyboard.
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Amazon is selling the Archos 605 for just $164.99 shipped, originally priced at $299.99. It offers "a full-color 4.3-inch touchscreen that crams in an amazing 800 x 480 picture resolution for superior picture quality and 30 GB of built-in memory." Product page.

With an advanced Li-Poly battery, the player supports up to 17 hours of continuous music playback, and 5.5 hours of continuous video playback.
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Amazon has the Archos 5 internet media tablet for just $339.99 shipped. This player is basically "a high-end portable device with an ultra-thin design, a black stainless steel body, a high-resolution 5-inch touchscreen, and the horsepower of a laptop." Product page.

With an 800-pixels-wide resolution and a 5-inch screen, you can browse the Web just as you would on your PC. Plus, with Adobe Flash 9 video support, you can natively browse video-sharing websites, such as Dailymotion or YouTube.
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In addition to being a full-fledged PMP, the $160 Oppo Muse G11 can also play NES games via emulator, with games being stored on 4GB of built-in memory. Click here for first picture in gallery.

While some of the photos here clearly show a real device, you can see that modesty has inclined lil' Oppo to only be shown from the rear, save for in chaste rendering form.
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Amazon is offering the 80GB Archos 705 for just $294.99 shipped, originally priced at $399.99. Utilizing its built-in Wi-Fi, "the 705 connects to the Internet for surfing the Web, accessing e-mail, and watching Web-based videos wherever you go." Product page.

The player also sports an integrated TV program guide you can use to record your favorite TV shows for later playback. And because the device supports PDF files, you can kick back with an e-book in PDF format while on the road or review important PDF documents while away from the office.
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Amazon is selling the Creative Zen 8GB Portable Media Player for just $104.00 shipped originally priced at $204.82. It "sports a 2.5-inch TFT color display with 320 x 240-pixel resolution and support for up to 16.7 million colors." Product page. Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery

This razor sharp display is packaged in a device that weighs just 2.1 ounces and measures 3.26 x 2.16 x .44 inches (W x H x D). The internal battery powers the Zen for up to 25 hours of continuous audio playback and up to five hours of continuous video playback.
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08/31/2008

Spinn

Spinn

According to early adopters, the iRiver SPINN "with brilliant OLED display and up to 16GB of storage looks to be device-for-device superior to the bigger iPod touch." Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

The SPINN navigation is very well implemented and allows for natural and precise one-handed operation with heavy tactile control -- touchscreen too if that's your preference.
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08/18/2008

IdeaPad

IdeaPad

At 21 x 173 x 84-mm, the Lenovo IdeaPad U8 features a 4.8-inch touchscreen, Intel Atom processor, 2GB of memory, 6GB Flash, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, dual cameras, Bluetooth, EDGE, GPS, and digital television compatibility. Video after the break.

Expect to see it trotted out tomorrow as Intel's San Francisco IDF gets underway -- with any luck, it'll be sporting WiMAX for a North American / European release.
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