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Archos tablet with 500GB hard drive available from £130

If you're after an Internet tablet with tons of storage that will primarily be used as a glorified portable media player, the Archos 48 should be very high on your list.

The device comes with a 500GB hard disk drive, a docking station and a Snap-on add-on, and only costs £130 at Excess Enterprise Store (eBay).

At its heart is a single-core Cortex A8 chip clocked at 800MHz with 256MB of RAM - the same as the original Apple iPad tablet. In addition, there’s a 4.8in 800 x 480 display, Wi-Fi, microSD card slot, FM transmitter, Bluetooth, a built-in leg-stand, Android 1.6 Donut, Bluetooth, an HDMI port and preloaded applications. Note that you can’t access Google Play and instead have to use the bundled Appslib marketplace.

The DVR docking station enables you to connect the tablet to a home cinema system through an SPDIF output and includes a remote control with a built-in keyboard and a mouse pointer. The DVR Snap-on converts your tablet into a portable digital audio and video recorder enabling the user to record videos from composite video sources.

Source: eBay

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