After becoming available for pre-order in Europe during December the new Archos 70c is now available to order in the United States. The Android based e-reader is the first Archos device to specialise in e-books and comes with official Adobe DRM support for downloading e-books from a variety of sources.
The new Archos 70c e-book reader is fitted with a 7″ TFT resistive touchscreen with a resolution of 800 x 480. It runs Android 2.1, has Wi-Fi, an SD card slot, speakers, headphone jack, accelerometer, 4GB of storage, 600MHz CPU (hopefully dual-core), and the battery is rated for 10 hours of e-reading.
The new Archos 70c e-bok reader is now available to pre-order for $149 from J&R