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Archos 101 Gen8

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Archos 101 (Gen8)
101 Gen 8
Model Number: See Page
Device Type: Tablet
Manufacturer: Archos Archos-icon.png
Release Date:
Operating System: Android Android-icon.jpg
Dimensions: 270 x 150 x 12 mm
Weight: 480 g
Chipset: Texas Instruments OMAP 3630
Display: 10.1" WSVGA 1280x600 LCD
Networks: None
Wi-fi: 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
USB: Not Known
Bluetooth: 2.1 + EDR
Video out: miniHDMI
Camera: No
Secondary Camera: VGA
RAM: Not Known
Internal Memory: 256 MB RAM, 4/8/6 GB NAND or 250 GB HDD
Memory Card: microSD/HC
Battery: 6000 mAh
Additional Features: Built-in leg stand, USB-Host


Internal Forum
Official Website

Additional Specification

  • Graphic accelerator: 3D OpenGL ES 2.0
  • Embedded Operating System: Google Android 2.2 (Froyo)
  • Connectivity:
    • USB slave 2.0: Mass Storage Class (MSC)
    • Full size USB host: Mass Storage Class (MSC)
    • Mini-HDMI output
  • Misc:
    • Subtitles supported (srt/ssa/smi/sub-extensions)
  • More details on

Archos firmwares


Operating Systems

  • Android 3.2 - Honeycomb:
    • Not available due to missing sources
  • Android 4.0 - Ice Cream Sandwich:
    • ICS for Gen8 (wip, to be released)




Known problems and solutions

Chipset Information

  • Ti OMAP3630 (515-pin CBB/P BGA package) ARM Cortex A8 at 1 GHz with DSP
  • POWERVR SGX530 Graphic accelerator: 3D OpenGL ES 2.0
  • 256MB LPDDR SDRAM (168-pin PoP BGA package) soldered on top of OMAP3630
  • 8/16GB eMMC (169-pin BGA package) connected to OMAP3630 internal mmc2 interface
  • USB slave 2.0 (OMAP3630 internal interface, MicroUSB connector)
  • USB host interface (TPS65921 host interface, TYP A connector)
  • Micro SD slot (OMAP3630 internal mmc1 interface, SDHC compatible)
Display subsystem:
  • ChiMei 10.1" TFT-Display N101L6-L02 (18Bit-LVDS interface)
  • Ti SN75LVDS83B LVDS transmitter (56-pin BGA package)
Touchscreen subsystem:
  • Pixcir capacitiv touchscreen unit (TR16C0 controller, USB interface)
  • Ti TUSB2551A USB transceiver (16-pin QFN package)
HDMI subsystem:
  • NXP TDA19989AET 24-Bit HDMI transmitter
  • HDMI output (19-pin Mini HDMI connector)
  • Ti WL1270/1 WiFi (802.11 b/g/n)
  • Ti WL1270/1 Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
  • Built-in speaker
  • Built-in Microphone
  • Freescale MMA7660FC G-sensor
  • Omnivison OV7675 VGA camera (0.3M)
Power source:
  • Ti TPS65921 power management chip
  • Intersil ISL9220 LiPo charger
  • Internal: Lithium Polymer battery
  • External: 5V/1A Power adapter/charger
Detailed Information:
Download the datasheet here.
Thanks to scholbert, Original Thread here.