Archos Cobalt 79 tablet

Rs. 5999.00 (approx)

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Archos launched a huge number of models but in India, it is recently releasing many devices. Recently it launched a smart tablet called Archos 79 Cobalt. This brand has a long way to get into the Indian market. Let's check out how this tablet is gonna work.


Archos 79 Cobalt really is having a design which we fall for. It comes with a soft touch and easy gripping back case. Everyone wants to buy such a stylish tablet at an affordable price range. Archos 79 Cobalt is a 7.85-inch tablet. The front side of the tablet is very soft and it gives a complete glass experience. The back of the device is very soft. The bezels are medium sized. The three capacitive buttons are present on the bottom of the display when seen in landscape mode. The front camera comes on the upper panel to the left side. And to the back, there is a rear camera which is rounded.

It is designed in 153.5 x 203 x 11.5mm dimensions and weighs around 470 grams. The volume control and power buttons are also located on the right side which comes handy.  The USB power slot and the 3.5mm audio jack come to the top. The stereo speakers are at the rear bottom. The branding comes to the back side. To the front the branding is available.


Archos 79 Cobalt features a 7.85-inch multi-touch capacitive screen. It is packed  with a display resolution of 1024x768 with TFT technology. It got a vibrant display with wide viewing angles displaying 16 million colors which give an elegant look.


Archos 79 Cobalt is equipped with the 1.0 GHz dual-core processor running on Android 4.2.2, "Jelly Bean" OS. It is packed with Rockchip RK 3026 chipset and Mali-400 MP2 Graphic card. It sports 8GB of internal storage expandable up to 64GB by a micro SD card, 512MB RAM. It comes with the 7.85inch multi-touch capacitive display with good wide viewing angles. It boasts a 2MP rear camera with video encoding of 1080 pixels and 0.3MP front facing camera. It is powered by the 4000mAh Li-poly power battery. The connectivity options are Wi-Fi direct, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS/AGPS, USB v2.0, 4G LTE. G-sensor is available. It also supports OTG cable.


Archos Cobalt 79 is a low-end tablet with very basic hardware specs. It got the really great design and is very nice to hold. The display quality is really good with the pixel resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels for a 7.85-inch display. The display is very good and the colors look vibrant enough. It got excitingly large internal and external storage facility which gives you a free space to store many movies and videos and much more. But the RAM is only 512 MB which is not too high and pretty basic. It allows limited apps to open at a time. So multitasking is not so fast. If you are a multitasking guy just forget this tab. Coming to the remaining performance of the device. It works well the dual core processor the speeds are ok. It got a 4000mAh battery which is very good and gives a very good backup. No need of worrying about the charge always let's stay cool with Archos Cobalt 79 tablet.

This device runs on 4.2.2 Jelly Bean which is not the latest one but ok. It got a 2Mp primary camera the pictures taken are not good but ok. The image quality is average. The secondary camera is a VGA camera which gives very basic video calling facility. And the selfies taken are ok. The main highlight of the device is the display quality which is really amazing. The sound from stereo speakers is loud enough. The video playback quality is amazing. Coming to the gaming zone it can run all mid and low-end games like Temple Run and Subway Surfers which has a very smooth gameplay with good graphic quality.


Are you looking for a tablet which looks premium with all the basic features at very low price than it is time for Archos 79 Cobalt it is the best deal available in the market? It got an awesome display with very good touch response. It is available at a price tag of Rs 5999/-

Archos Cobalt 79 tablet Full Specifications

Brand Archos
Model Name Archos Cobalt 79 tablet
Model ID
Release Date October 2014
OS Android 4.2.2, Jelly Bean
Weight 470 grams
Dimensions 203 x 153.5 x 11.5 mm
2G Network No
3G Network No
4G Network No
Type TFT
Size 7.85 inches (19.93 cm) 1024 x 768 pixels
Screen Protection NA
Touch Multi touch
Speakers Yes
3.5MM Jack Yes
Alert Types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Noise Cancellation NA
Mic Yes
Primary 2 MP
Secondary 0.3 MP
Video Yes, 1080p
Features NA
Data Connectivity
Wi-Fi Wifi, Wifi Direct
Edge No
3G No
WLAN Wireless display
Bluetooth No
Infrared No
USB Yes, Micro USB with USB host via OTG cable
Speed NA
Internal Storage 8 GB, 512 MB
External Storage Micro SD card up to 64 GB
Memory Slot Yes
Chipset Rockchip RK 3026
CPU Dual-core @ 1.0 GHz
Graphics Mali-400 MP2
Sensors Accelerometer, G-sensor
Browser HTML
Messaging Email, Push mail
Radio No
Java No
Battery Non-removable Li-polymer 4000 mAh
Talk Time No
Standby Time No
Colours Black
Warranty 1 year manufacturer warranty and 6 months warranty

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