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Today, Archos has announced three new tablets, the 101 Magnus, 101 Magnus + and 94 Magnus, which are all equipped with plenty of internal memory for the media heavy consumer. In fact, the 94 Magnus comes with a gargantuan 256GB of internal storage, with room for an extra 128GB microSD card, if you really need it.

Archos claims to have been able to squeeze so much memory into a tablet due to its “Fusion Storage” technology, which essentially combines microSD card storage and internal memory into a single memory partition. The benefit is that you can use all of the storage for apps, games and other large files.

The Archos 101 Magnus is the cheapest of the line-up, priced at $179 and featuring a 10.1-inch 1024×600 resolution display, a quad-core MediaTek MT8127 SoC, 1GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The 101 Magnus + features a quad-core Rockchip RK 3288 SoC, a higher resolution 1920×1200 10.1-inch display and 128GB of internal memory, as well as a decent 7000mAh battery.

However, the Archos 94 Magnus is the real choice for the storage demanding consumer, featuring 256GB of internal memory and the same quad-core processor. However, the tablet features a lower resolution 1280×800 9.4-inch display, but has the same $349 price tag as the 101 Magnus +. You can see the full spec list for the tablets below.

Archos 256GB tablet

All three of the tablets will be available to purchase in April 2015, but the 94 Magnus will be sold exclusively through the Archos online retail store.

[press] ARCHOS Invents “Fusion Storage” and Announces First Ever 256 GB Android Tablet
Paris – March 2, 2015 – ARCHOS, a pioneer in Android™ devices, presents the ARCHOS Fusion Storage, a revolutionary software that seamlessly combines the memory of any micro SD card with the internal storage on a device. On display at Hall1, Stand 1G29 during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, ARCHOS will also be unveiling its range of Magnus tablets featuring up to 256 GB of internal storage.
Fusion Storage by ARCHOS
A revolutionary and unique technology, ARCHOS Fusion Storage optimizes data storage by fusing internal memory with external micro SD card memory. Once activated, ARCHOS Fusion Storage automatically migrates data from the micro SD card and optimizes memory balance, resulting in an increase in install space for apps and games, as well as more storage for media and large files.
ARCHOS Fusion Storage will be available on all new ARCHOS tablets and smartphones, including the new Magnus tablets, and through Over-The-Air updates on select models.
The Magnus Range – Up to 256 GB of Internal Memory
The first ever Android tablets with up to 256 GB of internal memory, the Magnus range embodies ARCHOS’ belief of delivering excellent tablets with huge storage capacity. Replacing mechanical drives for ultra-fast flash drives, the Magnus series guarantees excellent processing power, superb speeds, and an immersive user experience.
The ARCHOS 94 Magnus and ARCHOS 101 Magnus Plus feature 256 GB and 128 GB of internal storage respectively and enthralls users with amazing HD graphics and outstanding app and media experience without worrying about running out of space for their files, music, games or pictures.
Whether watching an HD movie, surfing the web or gaming in HD, the Magnus tablets completely immerse you into another world. The ARCHOS 101 Magnus Plus and 94 Magnus feature super powerful Cortex A17 quad-core processors capable of running apps and games smoothly while remaining energy efficient for even longer battery life.
The ARCHOS 101 Magnus Plus 128 GB will be available in April 2015 for $349. The ARCHOS 94 Magnus 256 GB will also be available in April 2015 exclusively on thearchos.com online store for $349. ARCHOS will also be launching the ARCHOS 101 Magnus – the first tablet with 64GB of internal storage for $179.
For more information about ARCHOS’ entire selection of Connected Devices, Smartphones and Tablets, visit us at www.archos.com.
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