Wi-Fi inclusion seems to be de rigueur for new media players; Archos ' new 704 follows on from the previously released 604 to incorporate the technology. The new player also includes an impressive 800 x 480 pixel, 7-inch touch-sensitive widescreen display.
Available in 40 or 80GB capacities, the player will be available from the end of the month. Pricing will be £330 and £400 respectively, the company says.
The Wi-Fi enables you to download content from your PC sans wires. As with previous Archos generations, you can connect the player to your TV to watch movies or photos as well.
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You can also use it to watch content stored elsewhere on your home wireless network - on a network drive, for example.