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7.7 out of 10

Archos Arnova 80 G9

Great Deal: $89.95

Reviews and Problems with Archos Arnova 80 G9

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Overall 2
2.0

Terrible customer service

jmbond04, Amazon
18 June 2013
  • Summary: I've had this tablet for less than a year and a a few complaints. The first being that the screen on this unit is terrible. The outer casing is a cheap plastic. The stand on the back of the tablet is a great idea but the implementation is sub par since it is easy to break and does not easily support the tablet. The customer support for this tablet is one of the worst things I've ever seen. My tablet had multiple large patches of dead pixels on the seen.
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Overall 2
2.0

False

Emerson Izquiel, Amazon
7 April 2013
  • Summary: bid for the turbo version and sent me the classic version, with 4GB capacity, this model is not on the archos page , I doubt that the product is original .... NOT RECOMMENDED!! oferte por la version turbo y me enviaron la version clasica, con capacidad de 4 gb, ese modelo no esta en la pagina de archos, dudo que el producto sea original....NO RECOMENDADO!!!!
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Overall 2
2.0

Avoid at All Costs

Judi Copeland "mytigodess", Amazon
29 October 2012
  • Summary: We bought this device for our son in April 2012. I am writing this review as of October 2012. In the opinion of my son and me, this is a worthless tablet. The customer service is awful. The updates make things slower. The wi-fi connection will suddenly turn off without warning. The kickstand on the back is flimsy. For the low price, it isn't even worth the hassle once you get it. Customer service from Archos is one of the biggest problems.
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Overall 2
2.0

DOA -Known problem for Archos

Joel S., Newegg
7 September 2012
  • Pros: ON PAPER it should be an awesome product.
  • Cons: DOA. Screen would partially light up.
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Overall 2
2.0

Fell WAY too short

Joel S., Newegg
6 September 2012
  • Summary: No micro SD card cover
  • Pros: Features - if they worked
  • Cons: Cheap screen
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Overall 2
2.0

Beware of archos tablets

Tim A. Williams, Amazon
19 August 2012
  • Summary: I bought the archos 80 G9 tablet 5 months ago and the sound quit working recently. I also got the Turbo 16 gb for my fiance 3 months ago and it stopped holding a charge. It's now useless as it won't charge up. I contacted archos and haven't gotten a reply back from them as yet. If I had know they would be such a problem I would never have bought them. the reviews seemed great till I read some of the blogs on the same problems I'm having. They're both common problems.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't Waste Your Money

DavidC, Amazon
18 June 2012
  • Summary: I purchased this tablet on Feb. 11, 2012 from another website. At first, I was very impressed with it.However, after about a month, the charging port came loose. I sent it in to be fixed. After almost 2 weeks, I called to check on the status. They told me that it could not be fixed and that they would be sending me a new one. It is now June 18, 2012, and I still have no tablet. Every time I call, it's a different story.
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Overall 2
2.0

Defective screen after 30+ days

Carl Beltran "AmersianphotoDotcom", Amazon
17 May 2012
  • Summary: I got this on April 5. I returned an earlier version of Archos 80 G9 from J & R because the unit does not charge after 30+ days, hence unusable. The new 80 G9 unit I got doesn't have the charging problem but now the screen is pitch black - another useless device. The battery indicator has a green light. I bought a G9 10 inch unit last December and had the same charging issue.
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Overall 2
2.0

In two tablets I got: No Sound on Skype. Ocassional Sound/Video on Netflix/Youtube.

john r, Amazon
5 May 2012
  • Summary: I got this tablet for ICS Netflix and skype but came with HoneyComb and worked fine the first night using Skype, Netflix, browsing and a few kids games. Next, I updated to build 4.0.6 as suggested and problems started, no longer hear the other person when video chatting on Skype, the screen is not detecting my fingers very well and I have a lot of trouble choosing text fields to enter data, like a Google search box which I have to tap several times to activate, quite...
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't waste your money

D E Bentley, Amazon
12 March 2014
  • Summary: My sons had both got one of these and both charging ports broke after about a year. The first broke after 11 months and he was sent a replacement but the other was just outside warranty. Both were well looked after and treated with care. After checking the internet found that this is a common problem. Shame about the flimsy charging port as otherwise worked great but don't expect it to last!
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