If you were paying attention to today’s round of daily deals, you may have noticed that the Archos Arnova 10 Android tablet is now shipping in the US. The 10 inch tablet is the latest budget model from French device maker Archos. It’s has a suggested retail price of about $199, but it’s on sale for the next day or so at Mertado for about $180.
The Archos Arnova 10 has a low power ARM-based processor and a 1024 x 600 pixel resistive touchscreen display. It runs Google Android 2.1.
While the Arnova brand is reserved for low end devices from Archos, like the company’s other tablets the Arnova 10 can handle 720p HD video playback with support for MP4, H.264, and RealVideo.
The tablet includes 802.11b/g WiFi, a G-sensor, front facing VGA camera, and SDHC card slot. It has a built in mic and speaker, and Archos says you should be able to get 6 hours of battery life when playing videos, or up to 40 hours when listening to music with the screen turned off.