The Archos Flip is a convertible notebook with an 11.6 inch touchscreen display and a 360 degree hinge that lets you use the notebook like a tablet. It features an Intel Atom cherry Trail processor and a 249€ price tag.
For some reason, when Archos unveiled the Flip in August, the company copied and pasted a picture of a Lenovo Yoga 11 into the press release. But now that Archos is showing the real Archos Flip to journalists at the IFA show in Berlin, it’s clear that this may be a Yoga-inspired device, but it’s not an exact clone of Lenovo’s flexible laptop.
Oh yeah, the company also updated the press release with a new, more accurate picture.
Chippy from UMPC Portal got a chance to check out the Archos Flip in person at the FIA show in Berlin, and reports that it’s a nice little convertible… which will unfortunately only be available in France at launch. That’s the country where Archos is located, even if most of the company’s products are sourced from Chinese manufacturers these days.
According to Chippy, the Archos Flip has a decent keyboard, decent viewing angles, adequate build quality, and a rubberized surface which should make the device easy to hold in your hands (although it’s also prone to showing fingerprints and other grease marks).
In terms of hardware, the Archos Flip has an Intel Atom x5-Z8300 processor, an 11.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel touchscreen display, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of eMMC storage, a 2MP camera, and an 8,000 mAh battery. It has a USB 3.0 port, a USB 2.0 port, a microSD card slot, a micro HDMI port, and a headset jack.
The Archos Flip is a fanless device, and it should be available in France this fall with Windows 10 software. It supports WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS.