Compal APA00 : Concurrence sérieuse ou rançon de la gloire ?
A voir ces 2 modèles on pourrais le croire
« hey may not be as stylish or easy to find as the Archos 7 Internet Media Tablet (IMT), but the Compal APA00 (left) and APA01 (right) PMPs aren’t really being put to shame by the IMT. In fact, they even occasionally one-up it with features like DVB-T with scheduled recording, FM radio, native HD support up to 1080i, and an SD card slot. The ARM-powered devices have 7-inch 800 x 480 screens like the Archos and run a uCLinux operating system beneath a user interface that includes finger-friendly icons (top row: Music, Video, Photo, DTV, Browser; bottom row: Recorder, Setting, Tool Box, and FM Radio).
Cosmetic differences aside, the two Compal units are basically the same device. Sure, the APA00 is about an ounce heavier than the 20.1-ounce APA01, but both PMPs are still 0.87-inches thick, support a wide range of media formats (including XviD), have removable batteries, and are equipped with a USB 2.0 port, IR sensor (for remote control), TV-out, stereo speakers, and a hard drive up to 80GB. The units can also be configured with 802.11b/g connectivity, though exactly for what purpose is unclear.
There’s no word on pricing or availability right now either, but considering that Compal is better known for its ODM/OEM work, there’s always a chance that one of these PMPs could show up under a different brand at some point. »
Mais bon , Archos fait des envieux qui lui piquent des idées tout en ajoutant des fonctionnalités utiles et attendues.
Fiche technique >*<
Archos devient de plus en plus une marque à copier et qui est de plus en plus citée comme tel dans les sites geeks ou hightech.
Même pour les accessoires
|WiFi||802.11 b/g (EPA10)|
|DTV||DMB-TH (EPA20)c’est un meilleur standard
|USB||USB 2.0 Host Support (EPA30)|