Archos ArcBook revealed, 10.1in Android-powered netbook for £140

Archos, a manufacturer more famous for its tablets and smartphones, is expanding its horizons, as the firm not only has a smartwatch on the boil, but it has just introduced an Android-powered netbook.

The Archos ArcBook offers a cheap productivity solution for those on the go, featuring a touchscreen, a full keyboard (with Android shortcut keys) and trackpad, all for the very wallet-friendly price of £140.

The display is a 10.1in touchscreen with a resolution of 1024 x 600 – yes, that's pretty low, but so is the price tag – and it's powered by a dual-core Cortex A9 CPU running at 1.2GHz.

1GB of RAM is on board, and 8GB of storage, and there's Wi-Fi, a microSD slot, along with a battery which Archos claims will last 10 hours away from the power socket.

On the software front, Android 4.2 is the OS (Jelly Bean), and Office Suite Pro 6 comes preinstalled for your productivity needs.

All in all, it seems like a functional enough little laptop for the money.

Loïc Poirier, CEO of Archos, commented: "Archos ArcBook combines a consumer-friendly tablet experience with the productivity of a netbook. The Archos ArcBook furthers our commitment to providing feature-rich, consumer-friendly technology at an affordable price."

The ArcBook will be available to purchase next month.